The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of babies and young children from birth to 7 years of age with applied knowledge in the early years, 0-5 years. Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
Upon completion, an EYP works as part of a professional team ensuring the welfare and care for children under the guidance and supervision of an Early Years Educator, teacher or other qualified professional the Early Years Workforce.
- Learners should be at least 16 years old.
- DBS check.
- Duration – learners can usually complete within 12 months.
- Classroom sessions
- Online delivery
All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. Knowledge-based outcomes can be assessed using non-mandatory assessment tasks. Skills-based outcomes must be achieved with reference to a real work environment and must include direct observation within the workplace.