Education and Early Years
Education and Early Years
STUDYING EDUCATION AND EARLY YEARS AT WESTON COLLEGE
For those looking to make a difference to the lives of children and young people, we offer education and early years courses, to help people secure their first posts, or take the next step in their career journeys.
As a long-established education provider in this sector, with fantastic new facilities, we are well placed to draw on our links with employers, and the strength of our teaching team, to keep our courses in this area highly relevant and evidence-based.
We also give students access to placements, guest speakers and regular practice-based opportunities, so that they leave us extremely well placed to progress in their careers.
Since the demand for trained childcare workers is increasing, the choice of career paths and the volume of job opportunities available are plentiful ...
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Caring for Children, Certificate
This course provides the perfect introduction to working with and caring for children, acting as a steppingstone to progressing and gaining higher levelled qualifications to achieving a career in the field. You can guarantee in your work placement, no two days will be the same, and while it may be demanding, it will feel hugely rewarding when ...Click Here
Education & Early Years, Traineeship
This vocational Traineeship will create and develop skills in Education and Early Years so if you’re looking to begin in the industry, but don’t know where to start, this is the course for you! As a Weston College student you will become part of our exciting new Career Excellence Hub in Education and Early Years. This means you will take...Click Here
Early Years Practitioner, Apprenticeship
Working directly with children on a day-to-day basis, this apprenticeship is the perfect opportunity to grow and develop skills in working with and caring for children, while working alongside trained professionals in the workplace. You’ll be working as part of a team, so communication skills both with your colleagues and the children will b...Click Here
Education and Early Years, Technical Diploma
This qualification will provide you with knowledge and understanding of babies and young children aged up to seven. It will allow you to qualify as a ‘staff member’ under the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) staff-to-child ratio at Level 2. As part of this study programme you will develop your maths and English skills, attend tutorials...Click Here
Early Years Educator, Apprenticeship
If you’re looking to pursue a career as an early year's educator, either primary school level or pre-school, this apprenticeship will give you the experience and skills you’ll need to stand out to employers, first-hand from trained professionals. This role plays a key role in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children, so though it ma...Click Here
Education and Childcare, T Level
Completing this course will ensure you have the skills you’ll need to progress into either higher education or a career in early years education. You’ll develop knowledge and understanding in a broad range of topics, including child development, safeguarding and special educational needs. This course is likely to be demanding, but highly r...Click Here
Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People's Workforce England
This qualification has been developed for people wanting to work in the children and young people’s workforce. Suitable for those in full or part time learning or employment, it develops the wide-ranging knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth up to 19 years. Day of Delivery and Times Wednesday even...Click Here
Teaching Assistant, Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship will give you the skills you’ll need to assist and support teachers and children in the classroom, encompassing special educational needs and emotional vulnerabilities. You’ll be expected to act as a role model to the children, take an active part of the team and in lesson planning, and act with kindness and care, to im...Click Here
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NEW EDUCATION AND EARLY YEARS FACILITIES
Occupations related to Education and Early Years
Primary or Nursery Education Teaching Professional
Primary (and middle school deemed primary) and nursery education teaching professionals plan, organise and provide instruction to children at all levels up to the age of entry into secondary education.
Employment in region: 11,219 positions
Special Needs Education Teaching Professional
Special needs education teaching professionals organise and provide instruction at a variety of different levels to children who have emotional, behavioural or learning difficulties or physical disabilities. These professionals may also work with exceptionally gifted pupils.
Employment in region: 1,926 positions
Nursery Nurse or Assistant
Nursery nurses and assistants care for children from birth up to seven years of age in day or residential nurseries, children’s homes, maternity units and similar establishments.
Employment in region: 4,222 positions
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Early Years, Technical Diploma
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