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Flying Start practitioner

Current qualification accepted

Required by Welsh Government policy:

  1. WJEC Level 2 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core

plus

  1. City and Guilds Level 3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice

or

  1. WJEC Level 3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice and Theory

or

Any of the accepted qualifications listed for Flying Start workers on this framework

Degrees:

  1. University of South Wales: BA Early Years Education and Practice (with Early Years Practitioner status)

  2. University of South Wales: Fd Early Years Education and Practice (with Early Years Practitioner status)

  3. Cardiff Metropolitan University: BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies with Early Years Practice Status (EYPS)

  4. Cardiff Metropolitan University: BA (Hons) Early years education and professional practice with EYPS

  5. Glyndwr University: Fd Early Childhood Studies (EYPS)

  6. University Trinity St Davids: BA Early Years Education and Care: Early Years Practitioner Status

  7. Swansea University: Early Childhood Studies with Early years practitioner

  8. Aberystwyth University: BA Early Childhood Studies with Early Years Practitioner Status

  9. Swansea University: Early Childhood Studies With Early Years Practitioner Status with a Year Abroad

  10. University Trinity St David’s: HE Diploma Early Years Education and Care: Early Years Practitioner Status

  11. Prifysgol Caerdydd: BA (Anrh) Addysg Gynnar ac Ymarferydd Proffesiynol gyda Statws Ymarferydd Blynyddoedd Cynnar (bi-lingual)

  12. Prifysgol Cymru y Drindod Dewi Sant: BA Addysg a Gofal Blynyddoedd Cynnar: Statws Ymarferydd Blynyddoedd Cynnar (available through the medium of Welsh)

Past qualifications

Other UK qualifications accepted

Induction requirements