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About this qualification

Provide learners with the underpinning study skills and introductory vocational knowledge required to progress to further Level 2 study or employment within early years or other related sectors. The qualification can also easily be incorporated into a 16-19 study programme as the substantial 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.

Key details

OCNLR Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Professions in Early Years Qualification Guide
(with units)
Qualification approval number  601/8460/7
Per-learner fee to centre  £110.00
Guided learning hours  278
Credit value  32
Minimum age for access  14

Units with support materials and tutor resources

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Action Planning for Own Development
Craft Activities with Children and Young People
Critical Thinking
Essay Writing
Following Instructions
Intro to Study Skills
Mental Health Awareness L1
Organisational Skills
Planning and Carrying Out Research
Presentation Skills
Problem Solving
Punctuation and Grammar
Resilience Skills
Revision and Exam Skills
Speaking and Listening Skills
Teamwork Skills
Time Management Skills
Word Processing


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 or call 020 7278 5511.

Related qualifications

OCNLR Level 1 Award in Skills for Professions in Early Years