Course Description

Introduction to Early Years Foundation Stage

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Introduction to Early Years Foundation Stage


The Introduction to Early Years Foundation Stage course introduces learners to the EYFS framework. It is an in-depth course that discusses policies and procedures in the early years. If you wish to work with children or you already work in this field, taking this course is an excellent start to your career progression. This is a step by step guide that works as an informative training or refresher to build on your existing knowledge. You will also learn about the legal aspect associated with working in the early years.

Key modules will be explored fully and Early Years Practitioners will be equipped with the relevant skills and knowledge of applying the EFYS framework in their day to day activities. Early years, as it is often told, are some of the most important years of a child’s life. What they learn during these years are formative and informs them as they grow older to make effective and forward-thinking decisions. You will learn of the main concepts of effective teaching and how you can make an impact on a child’s early years. This course will demonstrate the importance an early childhood educator has to play in forming a child’s development and growth in the first few years of their lives.

The Introduction to Early Years Foundation Stage features practical tips and advice on how to observe the progress of children in your care, learn how to safeguard them and understand their welfare requirements as stated in the EFYS framework. This is a CPD certified course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate across the education and learning sectors.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at 1Training?

1Training is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive course awarded by CPD. At 1Training, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course. Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to the framework EYFS
  • Understand key documents and legislation related to Early Years provider
  • Learn of the various policies and procedures that need to be in place for early years
  • Learn how to assess the progress of children in your care

Course Curriculum
1: Introduction to EYFS
2: Observations & Assessment
3: Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements
4: Ofsted

This course is recommended for,

  • People working in child care environments
  • Early Years Educators
  • Early Childhood Educators

Method of Assessment

In order to qualify in the course ‘Introduction to Early Years Foundation Stage’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Introduction to Early Years Foundation Stage’ Certificate.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

Awarding Body

CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

Pass Mark: 70%

College Name 1 Training
Course Category Health & Safety
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 19
Entry Requirements • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. • A sound educational background is recommended
Career Path • Early Years Practitioner – £28,543 (Approximately) • Nursery Manager – £38,000 (Approximately) • Early Childhood Educator – £31,646 (Approximately)
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Course Provider

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63/66 Hatton Garden, 5th Floor, Suite 23, London. EC1N 8LE, Dublin, United Kingdom

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