Higher Nationals Early Childhood Education and Care (2019) - RQF

The new BTEC Higher National qualifications in Early Childhood Education and Care are designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5, thereby providing students with a clear line of sight to employment or to progression to a degree at Level 6.

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Pathways at level 4:

  • Early Childhood Education and Care (General)

 

Pathways at level 5:

  • Early Childhood Education and Care (General)  

  • Leadership and Management

  • Education

  • Social and Community Care Practice

Specification

Specification

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Programme specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC Higher National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care
Level:
Level 4
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Credits:
120
Qualification number (QN):
603/3899/4
Loan funded via:
Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce)
Pathways:
Early Childhood Education and Care (General)
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2019
Review date:
  • 31 August 2024 ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.

Programme specification
Download PDF | 4.1 MB
Qualification type:
BTEC Higher National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care
Level:
Level 5
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Credits:
240
Qualification number (QN):
603/3900/7
Loan funded via:
Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce)
Pathways:
Early Childhood Education and Care (General)
Leadership and Management
Education
Social and Community Care Practice
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2019
Review date:
  • 31 August 2024 ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.

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