Childcare update September 2018 | Pearson qualifications

Childcare update September 2018

An update on everything new in the Childcare sector this September. 

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First Aid Mapping

We have completed mapping of our First Aid qualifications to the PHEM Framework, mapping documents can be found on the following pages:

Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (603/2449/1)
Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (603/2460/0)
Pearson BTEC Level 4 Certificate for First Person on Scene (603/0513/7)

Latest news

Early years workforce 'will get less well qualified

The current workforce is facing a ‘ticking timebomb’ of staff shortages combined with falling qualifications levels and an increasing reliance on unpaid staff, the Education Policy Institute has found. 

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Funding concerns reduce take up of ‘funded places’

A new report from the Department of Education (DfE) has revealed that current funding levels are preventing more families from benefitting from funded early education places.

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Criteria for Level 2 qualifications update

The Department for Education (DfE) has published its response to the consultation on criteria for level 2 childcare qualifications.

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