The knowledge, understanding and skills learnt in studying a BTEC First Early Years Certificate will aid progression to further study and prepare learners to enter the workforce in due course.


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3 mandatory units of which 2 are internal

Mandatory content 100%

External Assessment 44%

Duration: 1 year
Entry requirements:

Three GCSEs at grade 3, to include English Language and Maths, or you will have successfully passed a level 1 course with functional skills in English and Maths. Successful interview and reference are required, plus a DBS police check for the work placement.

Exam board: Pearson

Textbooks £50, placement shirt £25, DBS check (currently £56) and travel to placements.

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