This course is for learners who are aspiring to work effectively in a health and care setting, or learners who are aiming to progress to a Level 3 qualification, including Access to Higher Education, or into employment.
This qualification, starting in January 2019, is designed to give you the underpinning knowledge and skills to progress in your chosen career.
You will study a range of units, including:
- Health care practice
- Protection and safeguarding
- Mentor skills
- Solving problems in the workplace.
The course will start the week commencing 21 January 2019 and is expected to last approximately 20 weeks.
You can progress to a study Level 3 Qualification in Health and Social Care, including an Access to Higher Education qualification.
You may choose to seek employment in one of many varied occupational areas. For example:
- Health Care Assistant
- School Lunchtime Supervisor
- Residential Support Worker
- Social Work Assistant
- Hospital Porter.
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There are no age restrictions for working towards this qualification and no specific prior achievements required. However, evidence of achievement at Level 1 may be an advantage.
BTEC Level 3 in Children’s Play, Learning and Development (Early Years Educator)
Lucy manages to hold down two jobs, working as an early years educator at a local nursery and also as a waitress, as well as her studies as she pursues her dream career working with children.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: Bishop Burton College is a great place to learn. All the people at the College are really friendly. I enjoy my time here because the course is great and and the teachers are lovely.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: One of the best things about my course is the work placement because you get to learn what it is really like to work in a nursery or school. The modules we do are also really interesting.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: I hope to one day become a juvenile probation officer or a juvenile counsellor in America.