Education and Childcare (T Level)
If you are passionate about the idea of making a difference every single day then the Education and Childcare T Level should be a real consideration for you. The purpose of the T Level Technical Qualification in Education and Childcare is to ensure students have the knowledge and skills needed to progress into skilled employment or higher-level technical training relevant to Education and Childcare.
What topics are covered?
As a part of this T Level you will explore:
- Wider educational context.
- Supporting Education.
- Safeguarding, Health and Safety, and Wellbeing.
- Parents, families and carers.
- Working with others.
- Child development and observation and assessment.
- Reflective practice.
- Equality and Diversity.
- Special Educational Needs and Disability.
- English as an Additional Language.
How will I learn?
Holders of this qualification (only those that have taken the Early Years Educator Occupational Specialism) may be counted in Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) staff: child ratios.
In your study of this T level you will be asked to undertake one of the following occupational specialisms,
Early Years Educator ( the Early Years Educator student would have full responsibility for a child in the workplace) Within this specialism, you would explore:
- Support and promote children’s play, development and early education
- Develop relationships with children to facilitate their development
- Plan, provide and review care, play and educational opportunities to enable children to progress
- Safeguard and promote the health, safety and wellbeing of children
- Work in partnership with colleagues, parents, carers and other professionals to support children’s development
Assisting teaching. (an Assisting Teaching student would not be in sole charge of a child in the workplace.) Within this specialism, you would explore:
- Supporting the class Teacher to enhance children’s education, individually and in groups
- Planning, providing and reviewing educational opportunities in collaboration with Teachers and other adults
- Safeguarding and promoting the health, safety and wellbeing of children and young people
- Recognising, adapting and responding to individual children’s needs, including those with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND), to support development and access to the curriculum
What can I do after this course?
After completing the T Level you can progress onto several career paths, these include:
- Early Years Practitioner
- Early Years Educator
- Education Technician
- Primary, Secondary, Tertiary Teaching and Support Assistant
- Higher Education
- Apprenticeship (progression onto lower-level apprenticeship may also be possible in some circumstances, if the content is sufficiently different)
How do I apply?
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