Taught course

Early Years Teacher Status

University of Greenwich · Department of Primary Education

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

Months of entry


Course content

Already working in the early years sector and looking to achieve teacher status? Our postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) in Early Years Teacher Status is for you.

If you work with young children at nursery age or the early years of primary school, our part-time PGCE will help you gain Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) and deliver high-quality early education. Our course helps you ensure all children have access to high standards of learning. It is awarded to graduates who have been judged to have met all the Teachers' Standards (Early Years) in practice from birth to five years old.

To enter the course, you will need an undergraduate degree in a related subject and permission from your employer to study and attend placements as necessary. Your tuition fee is covered by a grant and your employer will be compensated for your release.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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020 8331 9000