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Introduction to Early Years

Supporting Individuals from Underrepresented Groups into Employment

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A tailored and interactive course aimed at developing and improving “softer skills”, essential to your confidence and self-esteem, alongside gaining knowledge and understanding of the opportunities you can pursue to progress into a career in the early years sector.

Course details

Course provider: Learning Curve Group

Eligibility: You must be 19 or older on and must reside in West Yorkshire

Industry: Early years/Childcare

Dates: TBC June 2024

Duration: The optimal duration of 6 weeks (2 days per week) or block delivery 12 consecutive days

Venue: Velvet Mills, Lilycroft Road, Bradford, BD9 5BD 

Overview/summary of training

Confidence and Self-Esteem  

  • Recognising confident thinking/behaviour 
  • Becoming more aware of the impact of low-confidence 
  • Understanding how self-confidence/self-esteem are related 
  • Becoming aware of own confidence levels. 
  • Understanding/applying a range of confidence improvement techniques 

Roles and Responsibilities of an Early Years Practitioner 

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the role within the early years sector  
  • Identify different types of settings within the early years sector  
  • Understand communication techniques within early years settings  

Understanding a business within the Early Years Sector 

  • Principles of business within the early years sector  
  • Business Communications and information within in the early years sector  
  • Upholding excellent customer services standards within the early years sector  
  • Solving Problems and making decisions  

Next Steps – Non-Regulated 2 GLH

  • You will assess the impact of the course and revisit their goals, create a personal development plan on how  you will progress 

What next?

  • Gain employment  
  • Start own business  
  • Receive more responsibility at work  
  • Gain a pay rise  
  • Obtain promotion  

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