Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)


The introduction to EYFS teaching training course is a comprehensive course for those who are new to the field as well as those who wish to update their practical skills and knowledge. It covers the EYFS framework in detail, as well as safeguarding practices and learning assessments.

Through this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of the early years foundation stage that applies to both teachers and childminders. 

By the end of the course, you will be prepared for a successful career in this rewarding industry, equipped with essential skills and knowledge to effectively support the learning and development of your pupils throughout their early years education.

This course will give you sound theoretical and practical knowledge including children’s rights, child health and well-being, family and cultural contexts, and the principles of inclusive practice. It is made up of both taught and work-based elements through which you can apply your knowledge to real work contexts.

The early years foundation stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of your child from birth to 5 years old.

All schools and Ofsted-registered early years providers must follow the EYFS, including childminders, preschools, nurseries and school reception classes.

Would you like to learn more about the EYFS but don’t know where to start?

If yes then this is the course for you. This comprehensive and completely up to date course provides a comprehensive step by step guide to understanding all aspects of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). It is suitable for those new to the EYFS / Early Years Sector.

The course is an online course and so can be studied any time from your own home- there is no classroom attendance required. Learners can enroll any time and have 6 months to complete the course.

Course Length:

Completion time for this course is 6 Months including assessments with VIVA


All learners will have telephone/email access to a supportive and friendly personal tutor for any queries they have whilst completing the course.

Additional info

  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Online Tutor is for the students
  • Certificate of completion available 

Areas of learning

Your child will mostly be taught through games and play.

The areas of learning are:

  • Communication and language
  • Physical development
  • Personal, social and emotional development
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the world
  • Expressive arts and design

Who is this course for?

This course applies to those in the following fields:

  • EYFS Teaching Assistant
  • Nursery Nurse
  • Early Years Practitioner
  • Childminders

Description: Course Curriculum

Module One: Introduction to EYFS

In module one, we will explore the key topics of the course and familiarise with the EYFS framework.

Module Two: 

Observations & Assessments In Module Two, we will learn the process of observing and assessing pupils and their individual learning progress.

Module Three:

Safeguarding and Welfare RequirementsIn module three, we will take a look at child safeguarding procedures and best practice, as well as the legal responsibilities of teachers.


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.


Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be notified through our website. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post.