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Course Code: 61114-01

Aim of the course:

This qualification is designed to provide an introduction to neuroscience from birth to seven years. It will support those who are seeking a career within the early years sector.

This qualification aims to:
  • focus on the study of neuroscience in early years
  • offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge
  • provide knowledge for those seeking employment in the early years sector.
The objectives of this qualification are to:
  • support learners to gain an understanding of neuroscience in early years
  • support learners to progress to further and higher education
  • support the Practitioner role in the workplace.
Mandatory Units:
  • Unit 01: Understanding neuroscience in early years
  • Unit 02: Understanding self-regulation and how to nurture this in children from birth to seven years

Additional qualification information about this learning aim can be viewed on the NCFE page which will give you more of an in-depth overview.