Work Related Learning

Early Years

Our Early Years work related learning programmes offer learners a unique opportunity to develop their skills as practitioners within the sector whilst gaining a recognised qualification. The highly specialised work-related qualification equips learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in an Early Years setting with children under 5 years old

Career Paths

Foundation Degree in Early Years

Early Years Educator in a Private Nursery or school

Play Therapist

SENCO in an Early Years setting

Safeguarding Officer in an Early Years setting

Room Leader or Manager in an Early Years setting

More than just a course

Our work related programmes  comprises of theoretical classroom delivery, including Functional Skills English and Maths, if required and extensive practical workplace (3 days per week) in a variety of early years settings with regular workplace observation assessment.

Our qualifications are ideal for individuals with a focussed career ambition and provides a full licence to practice in early years. 

 Unique Features

  • All Trainer / Assessors are industry experience
  • Opportunity to gain real work experience with local employers
  • Development of employability and sector skills

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for our work based learning programmes can be found on each course page. Simply explore our courses, or search by department (Education & Teacher Training) to discover what you need to start your journey to a rewarding career in the Early Years sector.