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Intermediate Certificate in Early Years

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What is involved?

BTEC First learners receive a grade for each individual unit (Distinction, Merit, Pass, or Unclassified). Next generation BTEC Firsts also include a Level 1 pass at unit and qualification level, and a Distinction* grade (at qualification level only).

The final grades are calculated for a BTEC First by looking at performance across each unit in the qualification using a points-based scale. Each individual specification contains details of how to grade each unit and calculate the overall qualification grade.

GCSE-Retakes You will be retaking your GCSE Maths and English, if you did not achieve Grade C in any of these subjects, as part of your course to enable you to progress onto Level-3 qualifications.

Enrichment Activities Enrichment activities are integrated within the EYY&E programmes. Such as, sport activities, workshops, outings and debates. There is also the opportunity to request other enrichment activities that you have an interest in.

Work Experience opportunity As part of the course you will need to complete compulsory work placements in an Early Years setting. The aim of the work placement is to provide learners with opportunities to apply their knowledge and understanding in the workplace.

I - Learning Sessions This is additional time embedded in your programme for independent study. This time is used to work through assignments, complete homework activities and conduct wider reading and research to assist learning.

Support Tutorials Tutorials are set up on the programme to help and assist you with successfully completing the course this can be one to one and/or small group basis. Tutors are at flexible with times to meet your needs. You can arrange to have tutorials during the daytime and evenings.

Personal Learning Plan Sessions A course tutor will be allocated to you on the programme. Your course tutor will be working with you to set realistic targets that will enable you to achieve. Your targets will be monitored weekly by your tutor and yourself.


What will my career options be?

Assistant YoutAssistant Social Care with Children and Youth Assistant Health Professional such as Health Visitor, Doctor and Midwives Assistant Pre-school Workers Assistant in a Children's Centre Assistant in a Children's Residential Care Home Assistant in Day Nurseries, Nursery Schools and Nursery classes

What is the cost?

The Home fee is £1250 (Plus £125 Exam Fee). This Course is Free for 16-18 Home Students.

In some instances a course may be free - please refer to the 'What do I Need to Pay' screen for more information.


What do I need?

4 GCSEs Grade D including English and Maths and/or equivalent