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Children's & Young People Foundation Degree

Loughborough College

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree - FD

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our Foundation Degree programme aims to equip you with the tools to become successful practitioner by emphasising the importance of critical reflection and wok-based experince. Studied part-time over three years, the Foundation Degree aims to give you a firm grounding in children's and young people's services. For the duration of the course, students must be working for a least 16 hours per week within the sector, this can be paid or voluntary.The Foundation Degree in Children's & Young People fall into two pathways:- Early Years Pathway ( Part Time)The Early years Pathway is a three- year course aimed at individuals who have a keen interest in early years education and who have at least one year of experience working with children aged 0-8 years. This course is ideal for practitioners wanting to study a Higher Education course whilst actively working in the industry. - Teaching Assistant Pathway (Part Time )This course is designed for experienced teaching assistants who want to develop their professional knowledge and understanding through a combination of theoretical and practical study. Whichever pathway you choose, this programme will develop you as a confident, knowledgeable and effective practitioner. your academic study will be reflected in your practical work, and your working environment will be used for projects, activities and research. With an emphasis on employability and transferred skills, everything that you learn in college will be relevant to your everyday practice , and you will need to identify a work based mentor who can support and advised you.Features and Benefits- Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.- Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.- Loughborough College was awarded TEF Gold 2019- Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.Progression OpportunitiesGraduates of this course with suitable grade profiles are automatically considered for progression onto our final year BA (Hons) Education Studies degree. Other students have completed degrees at university or furthered their careers in the early years and primary sectors.

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£ 4,500per year

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 :

GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above

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University information

Loughborough College

  • Campus address

    Loughborough College, Radmoor Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3BT, England

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