Foundation Degree in Early Years (offered in collaboration with Kingston University)

The Foundation Degree in Early Years at Kensington and Chelsea College is run in collaboration with Kingston University at Level 4 and Level 5. This course combines academic study with work based learning. All students attend college for one day between 3 pm and 9.30 pm on a Thursday.

To apply for the course you must meet the following criteria:

  • You will have an appropriate Level 3 qualification such as the Diploma in Child Care and Education or Early Years, NNEB, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.
  • You must be employed in an Early Years setting for at least 16 hours a week.
  • Course work and assignments will require you to be working at a level where you are fully involved with curriculum planning, supporting Special Educational Needs, working with parents and all aspects of Early Years Care and Education.
  • You will have at least 2 years post qualifying experience in a relevant early years setting. In some cases, significant experience in employment prior to achieving Level 3 may be taken into consideration.

UCAS Code: X110 Kensington and Chelsea College code is: T

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