Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Early Years Initial Teacher Training

This course is suitable if you are employed in an early years setting and leads to the Teachers Standard (early years) Award.

Entry requirements

Good UK Honours degree or equivalent. GCSE English, mathematics and science at minimum grade C or equivalent. Relevant current experience of practice in an early years setting. An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Professional skills tests. Applicants will need to undertake an interview as part of the selection process.

Course modules

Modules: knowledge of early learning and early years foundation stage (EYFS); responding to the strengths and needs of all children; professional leadership in early years; early years professional practice; education policy and practice in early years.

Assessment methods

The modules have been developed to support you in meeting all the Teachers' Standards (early years), whilst working in an early years setting with children aged 0 - 5 and their families. Modules will generally run on a term-basis and utilise a range of teaching methods designed to fit around your working life.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PGCE Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

Key information

Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)115 848 4200