Level 3 Diploma in Children's Learning and Development

Level 3 Diploma in Children's Learning and Development

Course Code: 7979 Duration: 2 Years Attendance: Part Time Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 01/08/2023 Day: Various Time: Various


About the course

This diploma is delivered in the workplace and is assessed by a portfolio of evidence. Evidence to be collected will include: workplace observations, witness testimonies, professional discussion, oral and written questions and work product evidence. The assessor will also provide valuable skills training as well as assessment.

This qualification serves as the required qualification for registration and regulatory requirement in this sector and will increase skill level, helping to ensure staff use the latest and most effective working practices.


Tuition £2882

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

Your course

What modules are covered?

There are 9 mandatory units for the early year’s pathway:


  • Understand children's early years education and development
  • Implementing early years foundation stage
  • Diversity, equality and inclusion in early years settings
  • Plan and provide effective teaching and learning in early years settings
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment in early years settings
  • Develop effective and informed professional practice in early years settings
  • Promote the health, safety and well-being of children in early years settings
  • Child protection and safeguarding
  • Partnership working in early years




Your future

What Next?

Further optional units will need to be completed to achieve the full award.

Further information or to recruit an Apprentice
Please contact our Employer Hotline on 01252 407299
Or visit www.farn-ct.ac.uk/apprentice

Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

This qualification is for people working in child care settings such as pre schools or nurseries.

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