Level 3 Diploma in Childcare & Education

Key Facts
  • Starts September 2021
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration Two Years
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


Whether you want to work as a teacher, nursery nurse or in the care industry, it is vital that you can offer a service that is caring, supportive, fun and stimulating. Here at Stockton Riverside College we’ll help you develop these crucial skills to forge a bright career in the childcare industry.

What will I learn

Further develop the skills you have gained on the level 2 qualification and develop techniques for interacting with young children. Learning through a combination of theory and practical sessions and covering topics such as development, safeguarding, health and safety and organising events, you will be required to complete a work placement in both day nurseries and school settings for a minimum of 750 hours.

How will I learn

The qualification is delivered through a range of both lecture and practical sessions, enabling learners to obtain the skills required to work with young children and for progression to Higher Education.

What's next

Move on to higher education in a relevant subject or start work as an early years educator, teaching assistant or in a nursery

Additional Information

This course will give you enough UCAS points to study at university! UCAS confirm maximum allocation of 420 points at A* to the Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (EYE).

With enthusiastic, expert staff we have excellent achievement rates, great progression opportunities and good links with employers in the sector.
This is a very contemporary course and is taught by highly qualified staff
Chance to apply what you have learnt on a work placement in both day nurseries and school settings.
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