Lambeth College - Early Years

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Our range of early years course are designed to prepare you for a career working with babies and young children from birth to 7 years old, and teach you specialised knowledge of the early years setting of 0-5 years.

This timeframe of a child’s life is crucial to their personal development, and our courses are specifically designed to teach you the knowledge, skills, and understanding you need to support their physical and mental health and well-being.

Our fully-trained and experienced team of expert tutors will teach you how to aid the development of babies and young children, provide effective and compassionate teaching, and nurture the social, developmental, educational, and cognitive skills they need to fulfil their potential.

We employ a clearly-defined progression route with our course offerings, from Level 1 through to Level 4, which can provide a direct pathway to Higher Education and, ultimately, becoming a fully-qualified early years educator.

All of our counselling courses are fully-accredited by the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE), the UK's leading provider of vocational qualifications for those working in early years education, childcare, and health and social care.

To enrol on an Early Years course at Lambeth College you will need to procude the correct documents required to process your DBS application form. You will not be able to enrol without completing a DBS aplication.

One proof of ID:
- Passport - any valid and current passport
- Biometric residence permit - UK
- Current driving licence photo card (full or provisional)
- Birth Certificate (issued within 12 months of birth)

Two proofs of address with your name and address (MUST BE DATED WITHIN THE LAST 3 MONTHS)
- Bank of building society statement (documents from to separate banks can be used)
- Utility bills
- Benefit statements
- P60 or P45, council tax statement or mortgage statement (issued within last 12 months)

Please note, we will accept a letter from head teacher or college principal UK - for 16 to 19 year olds in full time education (only taken in exceptional circumstances if other documents cannot be provided)


Early Years careers

Nursery nurses and assistants

Est. annual wage £16,000

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Primary and nursery education teaching professionals

Est. annual wage £41,000

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Teaching assistants

Est. annual wage £29,000

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