Early Years Information and Study Skills

Ref: C3129018

This study skills course will provide you with the necessary study skills needed to do well in your Level 1 course such as: Time management and commitment to study. How to use Canvas to submit assignments. IT skills for writing assignments on Word General writing skills (punctuation, grammar, spelling) note taking research skills You will also be given information on the progression route specifically relating to Early Years Level 1 course, available to you after the successful completion of this course.

Course aim

The primary aim of the Study Skills course is to ensure that students have the skills, knowledge and commitment to submit work in a timely manner. Suceesful completion of this course will enable you to progress onto the Level 1 accredited course.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • Before you can join this course you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. Please call the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • 1. Be able to use Zoom platform for online learning.
  • 2. Be able to submit assignments, read tutor feedback and access learning materials on Canvas
  • 3. Be able to plan for, edit and produce a final written piece of work
  • 4. To understand how to take notes efficiently and carry out research for learning.
  • 5. Be able to manage your time efficiently by meeting deadlines.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A reliable device with access to the Internet is essential. You will need this for the Zoom teaching sessions and for submitting assignments and general learning on Canvas. A commitment to study.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Early Years Information and Study Skills


This course is funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority and only applicable postcode areas are permitted to enrol.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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