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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 course

What will I study?

The units are structured around the following four themes:

Theme 1: Introducing the role of the early years practitioner
Theme 2: Legislation, framework and professional practice
Theme 3: Play, development and learning for school
Theme 4: Professional development
Students are required to complete 250 hours of work placement and will be assessed in the workplace.

What could it lead to?

On completion of this course and achievement of appropriate grades in GCSE English and Maths, students may be able to progress to a Level 3 qualification, or work in the childcare sector in a supervised position.

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.

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