EYFS Teaching Diploma

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The EYFS Teaching Diploma covers practical guidance and information on the EYFS framework in 2021, as well as career skills and opportunities needed to become a successful EYFS Teacher. It is designed to provide learners with an in-depth understanding of the key areas of learning and development, and how to deliver improved outcomes for all children.

Through case studies and audiovisual training, you will gain practical knowledge of the role of the EYFS Teacher and the importance of early years education for development. It covers EYFS teaching techniques, safeguarding requirements, EYFS educational philosophies. You will also explore the principles of SEN teaching and the responsibilities of an SEN Teacher.

Throughout the course, you will also develop the essential skills needed to form positive relationships with pupils and family, learning how to communicate effectively and motivate children to reach their early learning goals. On successful completion, you will be able to use this qualification to get a head start in your career and gain a range of specialist skills to stand out to prospective employers.

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Who should take the course

This EYFS Teacher training course is ideal for those looking to start a career in early childhood teaching, which includes the following professions:

  • EYFS Teaching Assistant
  • EYFS Teacher
  • Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)
  • SEN Tutor


Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:


At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

Course Curriculum

In module one, we will explore the key principles underpinning EYFS, and how EYFS is used to close the achievement gap between disadvantaged children and others.

In module two, we will learn about the benefits of early years education in childhood development and explore progression through the areas of learning and development.

In module three, we will familiarise with a range of EYFS teaching techniques and methodologies, and learn about the importance of creating an enabling learning environment.

In module four, we will develop our understanding of the role, responsibilities and skills of any EYFS Teacher, as well as the career path, requirements and qualifications needed to teach in early years education.

In module five, we will explore the key areas of learning and development, including personal, social, and emotional development. It also provides essential information on communication, language and literacy development.

In module six, we will explore the role of the Early Years Special Education Needs Coordinator and how to use the Graduated Approach to SEN/SEND in Early Years education.

In module seven, we will learn about the parent’s role in early years development, taking a look at the different ways to support and nurture children, and what EYFS means for a parent.

In module eight, we will broaden our understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures in a school setting, with step-by-step training on how to provide paediatric first aid. It also discusses records and documentation.

In module nine, we will learn about Montessori Education and its Relation to the EYFS. It covers Montessori Practice and The Early Year Foundation Stage, as well as the benefits and challenges of the Montessori Approach.

In module ten, we will gain an in-depth understanding of the role of the local authority, covering key topics such as inspection, quality improvement and enforcement.

In this final module, we will gain up-to-date information on the EYFS framework for 2021, exploring the new changes. It covers the EYFS profile, purpose and principles, and early learning goal assessment.

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