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Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)

  • Duration: 9-12 months  

  • Teaching Hours: 3 hours per week

  • Placement Hours: 350 over course duration

  • AED 16,575 (Virtual Learning) incl of 5% VAT Installment options available

  • Location:  Online live interaction class via Zoom  

The Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children up to 7 years.

Entry Requirements

Learners must have a relevant Level 2 qualification or have been working in an Early Years setting for a minimum of 2 years.

To be included in the ratios as an Early Years Educator in the UK, learners must have obtained a GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English.

How will I be taught and what will I learn?

Learners will be taught in a classroom setting or online via Zoom by an experienced and knowledgeable tutor. Units are structured around the following themes: health and well-being, legislation, play, development and learning for school readiness and professional development.

How will I be assessed?

Learners will need to be working or volunteering in a practical placement in an under 5’s setting over the course duration. Specified hours must be completed. All units covered during the course will be internally assessed using a range of methods. This will include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments and a longitudinal study. Students must have access to a laptop and Internet.

What can I do after this course?

Upon achievement of this qualification, learners will be qualified as Early Years Educators and can access roles such as a practitioner in a nursery.



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  • For all courses, please make cheques payable to Quest Direct Professional Services. 

  • Kindly note cheques should be dated on either 5th, 10th or 15th of the month.

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