Early Childhood Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Sawyer

L3 Early Childhood Education

Students will learn about children's development, wellbeing and their needs.  Also how children develop language skills and which appropriate play resources to use at the different ages and developmental stages.  It will be optional for students to do work experience at an Early Childhood Centre.

Studying Early Childhood Education can lead to a pathway into the Early Childhood Education sector, eg Kindergarten Teacher, or Daycare Teacher or Nanny.

Recommended Prior Learning

No prerequisites 

Assessment Information

All assessments are Unit Standards and students can achieve up to 16 credits.


Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.