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Level 1 Award in Principles of Working in Early Years Settings

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Overview

  • Understand management in an early years setting
  • Develop your knowledge in the core principles of working in an early years setting
  • Provides you with a strong foundation to progress with further learning
     
  • Expert tutor to guide you through your learning
  • Can be complete the course in as little as 3 months
  • Prepare for a career in early years

About your Course

The Level 1 Award in Principles of Working in Early Years Setting (RQF) is a great entry point for further learning and a fulfilling career in early years education. The course is made up of 4 online units to help develop your skills in an early years setting.

You’ll develop a strong understanding of the roles and responsibilities of working with young children. As well as learn how to provide a safe and efficient learning environment in the ‘management and organisation in an early years setting’ module. Through this you’ll gain a firm grasp on the necessary practises of running an early years establishment.

You’ll also learn how to confidently work with children from birth all the way through to 5yrs 11mths old. By understanding the importance of play you’ll learn how it will develop a child’s language and communication, physical mobility and build confidence within themselves and the world around them.

Getting Started

learndirect is one of the UK's leading distance learning providers, but unlike most others, all our courses are available fully online. This method of study gives you the flexibility to complete the course in a way that works best for you.

Unlike a physical college where you’ll have to adjust to a class timetable, you’ll be able to learn whenever suits you best.

As soon as you enrol the information is readily available via our online portal. So instead of waiting until the start of the academic year to begin your learning, you can start straight away.

However, you won’t be on your own. The course will be assessed by an expert tutor who guides you through your studies. They’ll provide valuable feedback and answer any queries you might have about the contents of the course.

Modules

  • Principles of play for babies and young children
  • Management and organisation of early years environments
  • Principles of community development in early years settings 
  • Roles and responsibilities in early years settings 

Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent. 

The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above. 

Assessment

The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance. 

Where indicated in the unit specifications, assessment must meet the requirements of the identified assessment strategy/principles. 

Materials for internal assessment must be submitted to TQUK for approval prior to use and must be mapped to the relevant unit, learning outcome and assessment criteria. 

All learning outcomes and assessment criteria must be met to achieve a pass - there is no grading.

Qualifications

TQUK Level 1 Award in Principles of Working in Early Years Settings (RQF).

Developing your career

Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as: 

  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People 

Successful learners can apply for job roles such as: While this qualification will not enable individuals to proceed directly into a job role, it will provide a foundation for further learning into this sector along with making an individual more eligible for volunteer work in this subject area. 

Hear from our past Students

  • Understand management in an early years setting
  • Develop your knowledge in the core principles of working in an early years setting
  • Provides you with a strong foundation to progress with further learning
     
  • Expert tutor to guide you through your learning
  • Can be complete the course in as little as 3 months
  • Prepare for a career in early years

About your Course

The Level 1 Award in Principles of Working in Early Years Setting (RQF) is a great entry point for further learning and a fulfilling career in early years education. The course is made up of 4 online units to help develop your skills in an early years setting.

You’ll develop a strong understanding of the roles and responsibilities of working with young children. As well as learn how to provide a safe and efficient learning environment in the ‘management and organisation in an early years setting’ module. Through this you’ll gain a firm grasp on the necessary practises of running an early years establishment.

You’ll also learn how to confidently work with children from birth all the way through to 5yrs 11mths old. By understanding the importance of play you’ll learn how it will develop a child’s language and communication, physical mobility and build confidence within themselves and the world around them.

Getting Started

learndirect is one of the UK's leading distance learning providers, but unlike most others, all our courses are available fully online. This method of study gives you the flexibility to complete the course in a way that works best for you.

Unlike a physical college where you’ll have to adjust to a class timetable, you’ll be able to learn whenever suits you best.

As soon as you enrol the information is readily available via our online portal. So instead of waiting until the start of the academic year to begin your learning, you can start straight away.

However, you won’t be on your own. The course will be assessed by an expert tutor who guides you through your studies. They’ll provide valuable feedback and answer any queries you might have about the contents of the course.

Modules

  • Principles of play for babies and young children
  • Management and organisation of early years environments
  • Principles of community development in early years settings 
  • Roles and responsibilities in early years settings 

Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent. 

The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above. 

Assessment

The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance. 

Where indicated in the unit specifications, assessment must meet the requirements of the identified assessment strategy/principles. 

Materials for internal assessment must be submitted to TQUK for approval prior to use and must be mapped to the relevant unit, learning outcome and assessment criteria. 

All learning outcomes and assessment criteria must be met to achieve a pass - there is no grading.

Qualifications

TQUK Level 1 Award in Principles of Working in Early Years Settings (RQF).

Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as: 

  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People 

Successful learners can apply for job roles such as: While this qualification will not enable individuals to proceed directly into a job role, it will provide a foundation for further learning into this sector along with making an individual more eligible for volunteer work in this subject area. 

Hear from our past Students

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