This qualification includes the Early Years Educator (EYE) criteria.
The assessed practice element within this qualification is recognised as full and relevant by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL), which means learners holding this qualification can count in the staff: child Level 3 ratios in an early year’s care/education setting as outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) statutory framework.
This qualification is suitable for learners who are currently Level 3 practitioners and at least 18 years of age.
BTEC HNDs are Level 5 qualifications and are a minimum of 240 credits in size.
Progression from a BTEC HND Diploma will normally be to qualifications at Level 6.