**GCSE grade ‘C or above in Maths and English’
• Level 3 qualifications (such as Access to HE Diploma, BTEC L3 Cache L3 ‘A’ Levels to value of 64UCAS tariff points (New Tariff 2017).
• Enhanced clear DBS – Disclosure Barring Service*.
• Experience in the vocational area of children and young people
• If English is not the students first language they will need an IELTS score of 5.5 or above
**Grade C or higher in English Language & Mathematics are mandatory to achieve employment in the Early Years (0-5) sector.
You will be required to submit two suitable references, complete a satisfactory interview which may include completing initial diagnostic assessment in literacy and numeracy.
*As part of the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) disclosure check, all courses which include a work placement require you to submit several documents at interview for example a passport, birth certificate or driving license.