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Benefits to Studying Early Years

Why choose BMet for Childcare & Early Years?

  • You can study a range of course from Level 1 to Level 3 at all of BMet college sites
  • You will find inspirational and innovative teaching with highly experienced staff with substantial experience of working in the vocational area
  • At level 3 on successful completion you can progress on to either Higher Education or employment
  • We have good links with local employers which supports opportunities for employment on completion of qualifications
  • Level 1 course offers the opportunity to study aspects of both health and social care and early years which enables you to be supported in making an informed choice about their progression on to Level 2
  • BMet offers excellent pastoral support to all learners

Early Years at James Watt College

  • Apprenticeships are available at Level 3 in both Early Years Educator and Teaching Assistant
  • 2020/21 saw a 100% achievement at Level 3
  • Students were supported in the past year through the pandemic to return to placement to gain the practical experience they required in order to successfully achieve their level 3 qualifications
  • When studying Level 2 you can gain a licence to practice on successful completion of practical and theoretical work – this enables you to gain employment at Level 2 and work in an unsupervised capacity at this level.

Early Years at Matthew Boulton College

  • Exciting News for September 2021 – Matthew Boulton College will have available a specialist Early Years simulation room
  • 2020/21 seen a 100% pass rate for adult and 16-18 learners
  • Despite covid restrictions, all diploma level 3 childcare and education learners were placed in an appropriate setting by our experienced placement coordinator
  • Our courses provide experience in a specialist vocational setting that supports all of our learners to progress onto their desired destination.
  • Learners who studied during 2020-2021 have successfully progressed into employment in day nurseries and primary schools as competent practitioners, as well as entry onto university including degrees in youth and community, primary education (with QTS), education studies, and early childhood studies.

Whatever your results, there is a course for you!

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