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York College

Entry requirements

For general entry requirement guidance please follow this link.

More detailed entry requirement information will be available in due course.


One year for each course

What will I study?

This course prepares students to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to five years and gain knowledge of children aged five to seven years.

Units covered include:

Children’s Health and Well-being
Play and Learning
Observation, Assessment and Planning
Preparing for School Readiness
Supporting Emergent Literacy and Mathematics

Students are required to complete 375 hours of work placement for the Certificate and 750 hours for the Diploma and will be assessed in the workplace.

What could it lead to?

Upon achievement of this qualification it is intended that students will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators or access higher education.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.

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