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Nightingale Academy

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Learning with truth and love

Education and Childcare

During the 2-year programme, students will learn the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of education and childcare occupations.

 

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH THIS T LEVEL

 

This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in early years education, childcare or assisting teaching. Students can progress into roles such as:

 

NURSERY WORKER

TEACHING ASSISTANT 

LEARNING MENTOR 

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS TEACHING ASSISTANT 

PLAYWORKER

PORTAGE HOME VISITOR 

 

Students can also use this T Level to do a related higher-level apprenticeship or degree course.

 

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ON THIS COURSE

 

CORE CONTENT 

All students will develop an understanding of:

  • understanding the education and childcare sector from ages 0 to 19
  • child development
  • how to support children and young people’s education
  • safeguarding, health and safety and wellbeing
  • understanding and managing behaviour
  • observing and assessing children and young people
  • equality and diversity
  • special educational needs and disability
  • English as an additional language
  • working with parents, carers and wider families
  • working with agencies and services that support children, families and carers
  • reflective practice and other forms of professional development

 

OPTIONS TO SPECIALISE 

In addition to the core content, each student must choose one of the following specialisms:

  • early years educator
  • assisting teaching
  • supporting and mentoring students in educational settings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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