This course offer two routes: GE (Graduate Entry), full time for 12 months or GEB (Graduate Employment-based), part time for 12 months.
On the PGCEYP you will train to teach early education and care across the birth-to-five age range, leading to 60 master’s credits and Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS).
For those seeking to build careers specifically within the Early Years sector, this course gives you the experience, opportunity and knowledge to lead practice in work with babies, toddlers and young children in your chosen sector.
You will enjoy high levels of personal attention and strong support throughout your studies. Your tutors are on hand to offer regular guidance and support, ensuring any potential issues are addressed as early as possible. In addition to academic support, our Student Support team are able to offer counselling services and wellbeing information.
To help build individual confidence and peer respect, we encourage you to share experiences and expertise with other trainees, enabling open discussion and group support.
During the PGCEYP you will have the opportunity to gain placement experience in different settings.
The course culminates in assessment against the specialist Teachers’ Standards (Early Years) and qualifies you to work towards a leadership role, supporting young children and their families in private, voluntary settings, independent or ‘free’ schools and some Children’s Centres.