Course Content

  • Support healthy lifestyles for children through the provision of food and nutrition
  • Support healthy lifestyles for children through exercise
  • Support physical care routines for children 
  • Promote children’s emotional well-being 
  • Understand how to support children who are unwell 
  • Understand legislation relating to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children 
  • Use legislation relating to the health and safety of children
  • Follow legislation relating to equality, diversity and inclusive practice 
  • Working in partnership Engage in professional development 
  • Understand the value of play in Early Years Plan, lead and review play opportunities which support children’s learning and development Promote enabling play environments 
  • Developing children’s emergent literacy skills 
  • Developing children’s emergent mathematical skills 
  • Support children’s transition to school 
  • Develop children’s cognitive skills 
  • Promote children’s speech, language and communication 
  • Promoting children’s physical development 
  • Promoting children’s personal, social and emotional development 
  • Support children with additional needs 
  • Use observation, assessment and planning to promote the development of children 
  • Use longitudinal studies to observe, assess and plan for children’s needs


The Learner must live in England, be aged 19 + (if aged between 19-23 and this is their first Level 3 qualification, it may be fully funded), have valid UK/EU passport. Learners must also hold GCSE Maths & English at grades A*-C or Level 2 Functional skills. If learners do not hold this they must be willing to work towards them as part of the programme.