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Qualification: Level 3 Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator) (RQF)
Awarding Body: Training Qualifications UK
Study Type: Part-Time Study, Distance Learning
Entry Requirements: No formal requirements
Duration: 12 Months
- Qualification Handbook - download
The Learning Station is fast becoming one of the UK’s top providers of online tuition with many students happily completing their chosen Online & Distance Learning Early Years Educator courses. Whatever your reason is for enrolling on one of our courses, you can rest assured that you will be supported by a highly qualified, experienced and helpful assessor.
Why you should Choose The Learning Station?
- Flexible Payment plans with up to 12 months to pay -No Credit Checks.
- Unlike other course providers, we offer the full NVQ/QCF/RQF Ofqual courses with pathway choices that you are helped to choose at your induction.
- Direct Claim status on most courses, so you need not wait to be certified.
- No Hidden charges for observations.
- Course inductions to find out about your course and whether its right for you.
- Free initial assessment assessments of academic levels with immediate results.
- Online, Distance / Blended Learning.
- Learner Management System Accessible 24/7 throughout the world.
- Responsive online tutor and assessor support.
- On site, internal verifier + Moderator.
- Flexible – Blended delivery of assessment and observation.
- Learning Resources for Ease of study.
- Technical support team available 09:00 - 18:00 Mon – Fri
- Established since 2007
- No charges for Certificates**
- No rigid classroom meeting days, or Learning with people you do not know.
- Self-paced learn and study when and where you like anywhere in the world.
- Call us now to find out how you can start your course with a payment plan to suit you.
The Level 3 Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator) RQF is an Ofqual regulated qualification and accredited by Training Qualifications UK, who are one of the top UK awarding bodies. We are proud to offer this Level 3 Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator) RQF as a Distance Learning course on our Online Learning System which you will find has an excellent response time for communication between yourself and your tutor/assessor and is very simple to use and to navigate.
The Level 3 Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator) RQF is suitable for learners who work, or wish to work, with children from birth to 5 years old in a variety of settings. The qualification prepares learners for employment as Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years. It develops the knowledge and skills required to work with children from birth to 5 years together with an understanding of the expected development of children aged 5 to 7 years. The qualification also provides opportunities for the confirmation of competence for learners working towards Early Years Educator status.
You will be part of our newly developed Online Learner Management System which has been designed to ensure you receive quick responses to your work submissions and requests for support from one of our dedicated assessors or mentors. Our learner management system will help you to keep track of all of your assignments and clearly outlines through a progress bar how much you have remaining to complete your Level 3 Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator) RQF. Our assessors will be happy to guide you to resources which will help you to gain a more thorough understanding of your assignments and ensure you complete your course with as much ease as possible.
Throughout your Level 3 Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator) RQF course, you will be assessed through a variety of methods to help you complete the course as quickly and easily as possible. Some of the assessment methods you can expect will be completing written assignments of work that has been given to you, having a manager or colleague complete a witness testimony of tasks completed in a workplace, direct observation of you carrying out work related tasks, professional discussions over the phone and supplying us with work product evidence.
Please click and download the Level 3 Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator) RQF qualification handbook for more information on units that you will need to complete:
The Level 3 Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator) RQF is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.
There is not a requirement for learners to have GCSE grades A*–C in English and maths prior to commencing this qualification, however, learners should be aware that this is required to attain Early Years Educator status
It is not essential for learners to be in employment to undertake this qualification but they must have access to a suitable workplace to be able to meet the work experience requirements.
On successful completion of the Level 3 Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator) RQF, learners can progress to other qualifications such as:
- Level 4 Diploma in Leadership and Management
- Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management
- Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England)
On completion of the Level 3 Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator) RQF , you will be able to work as an Early Years Educator. This qualification can also help you to progress into positions such as:
- Nursery Nurse
- Early Years Educator
- Pre School Educator
- Nursery Teacher
- Pre-School Assistant
See below what your earnings potential could be if you were a qualified Child Care, Early Years, Health Care, Social Care/Support Worker with a:
Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce (RQF), you could expect to earn an average of £15,000 Per Annum.
Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (RQF) or Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner (Early Years Educator) (QCF), you could become a team leader or senior staff member and could earn an average of £22,000 Per Annum.
Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for the Children and Young People's Workforce, qualifies you to become a manager and manage a care facility for children and you could expect to earn an average of £33,000 rising to £50,000 Per Annum.
From a starting point to a Level 5, it could take you 2-3 years to achieve on a part-time basis
What Happens Next?
Once you have made a purchase you will be sent your online account details and step by step instructions within 48 hours. You will be able to log onto your course and start completing your enrolment immediately. Our enrolments team check enrolment submissions on a daily basis, however, please allow 5 working days. Once your enrolment is complete you will be provided with access to your course and you can begin completing your assignments.
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TQUK Level 3 Diploma is included in course price