Diploma for Early Years Educator Level 3

Our Early Years Educator Programme is designed to prepare you or your early years workforce to deliver the best quality of care.

The training programme has been carefully constructed by our experts with over 30 years of experience in the sector, to empower business owners and learners with the knowledge and skills to meet the 13 fundamental standards set by the Care Quality Commission.

Care Quality Commission Standards

“When we register services, we check they are likely to meet the fundamental standards.”

Person-centred care Dignity and respect Consent Safety
Safeguarding from abuse Food and drink Premises and equipment Complaints
Good governance Staffing Fit and proper staff Duty of candour
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Programme Summary

Theme 1 – Health and Well-Being

Theme 1 focuses on ‘Health and well-being’. Learners are introduced to how best to support healthy lifestyles for children through food, nutrition and exercise. Other aspects include supporting children’s physical care routines and promoting emotional well-being.

This theme concludes with understanding how to support children who are unwell.

Theme 2 – Legislation, frameworks and professional practice

Theme 2 is designed to prepare the learner for the ‘frameworks and professional practice’ involved in working within the early years workforce. The theme highlights key legislation relating to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children.

Furthermore, learners are taught how to follow and use legislation relating to the health and safety, equality, diversity and inclusive practice of children. Enabling them to understand professional practices, work in partnership and engage in professional careers development.

Theme 3 – Play, development and learning for school readiness

Theme 3 is centered on play, development and learning for school readiness. In this final learning theme, learners are introduced to the value of play and promoting enabling play environments in early years, coupled with the promotion of children’s personal, social and emotional development.

It’s at this stage that learners gain an insight on the promotion the use of speech, language and good communication as well as develop children’s cognitive skills and address emergent literacy skills and mathematical skills; and learn how to use observation, assessment and planning to promote the development of children.

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Ultimately, we are here to empower our learners and to provide high-quality learning and career management experiences. So if you feel it is time to move your career forward make a start by completing our Early Years Educator Enquiry Form.

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What’s in it for me?

How we support your learning

We offer one to one support, digital resources and high-quality career coaching in a family atmosphere to make sure you progress in your education, work and life.

Our 12 month accelerated Child Care programme offers face to face workshops and flexible learning. Taught by qualified staff with real experience in a caring setting.

Benefits for you

  • Experience tutors with one-to-one support
  • 24/7 ability to track progress and undertake assignments
  • Equivalent to an A level, accepted by universities & colleges
  • Support and career coaching to help you succeed
  • Possible help with childcare costs while you attend lessons
  • Local classes West, Central and South London