BTEC Level 3 National Children's Play, Learning & Development (Early Years Educator)

Fully updated and revised for the 2014 Early Years Educator criteria  

  • Written by Penny Tassoni and an expert author team of BTEC teachers, verifiers and early years professionals so you can be sure the content is reliable, relevant and of the highest quality.
  • Student Book 1 covers all units needed for the Subsidiary Award and Award.  Plus all core units and a number of specialist optional units providing coverage for the Subsidiary Certificate. 

Unit 1: Child Development*
Unit 2: Play and Learning*
Unit 3: Meeting Children’s Physical Development, Physical Care and Health Needs*
Unit 4: Health and Safety in Early Years Settings*
Unit 5: Working With Parents and Others in Early Years*
Unit 6: Supporting Children’s Speech, Communication and Language*
Unit 7: Supporting Children’s Personal, Social and Emotional Development*
Unit 8: Safeguarding in Early Years*
Unit 9: Observation, Assessment and Planning*
Unit 10: Supporting Children’s Literacy and Numeracy Development*
*Teaching and Assessment Packs available for these units.

Contains many features to aid learning and teaching:

  • Activities and Reflections provide additional ideas for lessons and homework tasks.
  • Case studies and Theory in Practices add the important real-world focus, so you don’t have to spend time looking for your own examples.
  • Assessment Zones and Assessment Practices guide learners through internal and external assessment, with practice questions to help them achieve their potential. 
  • Ready for Work features at the end of each chapter include guidance from employers explaining what they are looking for from a placement learner and from employees in general. This feature will really help learners prepare for their work placements and brush up on the practical skills employers require.
Part of BTEC National CPLD (Early Years Educator) from 2014

Product details

Production date:August 2014