Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
QAN 603/4814/8
Level 2
Credits 38
GLH 163
Price £76.90

The price for each qualification is the cost per learner registration and includes the certification. This is to be paid by the Training Provider to Innovate Awarding.


Portfolio of Evidence.


This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).


This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to work within an Early Years Setting. It sets out the minimum knowledge, understanding and skills that a level 2 early years practitioner needs to demonstrate to be considered qualified to support young children from birth to 5 years old.


This qualification meets the Early Years Practitioner (EYP) criteria, for the purposes of the staff: child ratios at level 2 in the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

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Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into employment working with children from 0 to 5 years in roles such as; a nursery practitioner, child minder and preschool assistant.


Learners could progress to further study or training such as:


  • Level 3 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare (Early Years Educator)
  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England)
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