Key details

OCNLR Level 1 Award in Skills for Professions in Early Years Qualification Guide
(with units)
Qualification approval number  603/2530/6
Per-learner fee to centre  £38.00
Guided learning hours  81
Credit value  9
Minimum age for access  14

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    About this qualification

    Qualifications in Level 1 Skills for Professions in Early Years aim to provide learners with the skills and knowledge required to progress to further study related to early years and ultimately to work in this or related sectors. The qualifications are available as an Award and Certificate.

    The Level 1 Award is a bite-sized qualification which acts as a ‘taster’ for those wishing to explore vocational study alongside learning skills, while the Certificate is a more substantial qualification which can be incorporated into a 16-19 study programme as the core qualification element. The size of the qualification allows for the option of the other required study programme elements of maths, English, work experience and enrichment activities to be taken simultaneously.

    Learning resources have been developed for a number of units within these qualifications and are available on request. For further information please contact your Curriculum and Relationship Development Manager.

    Units with support materials and tutor resources

    The below units have associated Resource packs, Interactive resources, and/or the Online platform.
    Please contact us to enquire about using these materials or to see demo.

    Name Resource pack Interactive resources Online platform
    Craft Activities with Children and Young People
    Intro to Study Skills
    L1 Developing Skills for Listening to Children
    L1 Growth and Development of Young Children
    L1 Healthy Eating For Children
    L1 Practical Health and Safety when with Young Children
    L1 Science Activities for Young Children
    L1 Sharing Learning Experiences with Children
    L1 Supporting Learners for Whom English is not their First Language
    L1 Understanding Play

    Funding

    There is funding available for this qualification from the following source(s):
    Adult Skills, 16-19 EFA, Section 96 (Approved for 14-16s). Find out more by accessing The ESFA funding hub.

    Where can I study this qualification?

    For information on where to study this course please email enquiries@ocnlondon.org.uk or call 020 7278 5511.

    Related qualifications

    OCNLR Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Professions in Early Years