• TEF Silver

    We have the TEF Silver Award in recognition of our high-quality teaching for higher education

  • 100%

    of our HNC / HND students progressed to employment or further study

    Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (HNC 19+ students)

  • Highly qualified and experienced staff

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
16/09/20202 Years4Part-Time EveningWashington CampusUniversity Level Qualification

What’s it all about?

If you already work in childcare and education and would like to enhance your skills and career prospects, this course is for you. If you already work in childcare and education and would like to enhance your skills and career prospects, this course is for you. You can study alongside working and could apply the skills and knowledge you will develop to your job role. This valuable qualification will enhance your career prospects and new opportunities in the education and care of young people.

Employed, or volunteer, in an appropriate setting where you work with children or young people, a relevant Level 3 qualification, GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 or above (or equivalent Level 2 qualifications). Accreditation of prior learning - If you h

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery. You could purchase books from the recommended reading list, however, they are available to borrow from the college’s Learning Centre. DBS will be approximately £44.
HE5500.00You will need to provide your own stationery. You could purchase books from the recommended reading list, however, they are available to borrow from the college’s Learning Centre. DBS will be approximately £44.

There is a formal assessment at the end of each module. Assessment methods include formal written tasks; collaborative group presentations; independent learning; poster presentation; extensive research and enquiry; debated issue; the pursuance and complet

Year 1 - Study and Self, Diversity and Inclusion, Social Context of Childhood, Human Development, Transitions and Change, Thinking Skills, Creativity and Problem Solving, Understanding the Curriculum. Year 2 - Learning Technologies, Professional Practice

University of Sunderland

Our HE Academic Support Tutor can provide help with study skills, written English, academic writing, research skills, critical thinking and revision, assessment and examination skills.

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What’s next?

You could progress to a top-up degree in a related subject area, to achieve a full honours degree.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.