This is classed as full time course, you will be at school for three days and at a placement day in an Early Years setting. You will also have the opportunity to study Maths and English GCSE if you didn’t achieve the required grades. Units of study include child development, safeguarding and supporting children with special educational needs. You can meet the criteria through various methods including written work, academic posters and placement observations. There are also two external assessments that you need to pass. It is a fun, enjoyable vocational course that will lead you into a career in the childcare field as well as giving you UCAS points for university.