Level 3 Diploma Early Years Educator

Legislation, framework and professional practice

This topic is about how statutory laws and guidelines informs policies and procedures in the early years setting that are fundamental in keeping children safe from harm, injury and abuse. It also focuses on keeping the early years environment safe from accidents and incidents as well as understanding childhood illnesses. The units covered within this theme includes:

An introduction to the role of the early years practitioner

Understand legislation relating to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children

Use of legislation relating to the health and safety of children

Use of legislation relating to equality, diversity and inclusive practice

Work in partnership