Level 4 Certificate in Neuroscience in Early Years Course


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Level 4 Certificate in Neuroscience in Early Years Course

Take our Neuroscience in Early Years course to increase your knowledge of early brain development. You’ll enhance your practice and understanding of curriculum planning and assessment – while gaining a valuable qualification to help you develop your career.

  • Qualification – Level 4 Certificate in Neuroscience in Early Years
  • Learning style – face-to-face, online and workplace coaching
  • Progression – gain a nationally-recognised qualification
  • Duration – 6 months

The ideal training for…

  • Early Years Practitioners
  • SEND Support Mentors

What you’ll learn

On this early years neuroscience course you’ll gain a deeper understanding of contemporary thinking, curriculum planning to implement change, assessment for learning and supportive strategies to enable lives, diversity and inclusion. You’ll be supported and guided through the course by our trainers while completing written assignments, professional discussion and observation.


  • Increase your understanding of brain development
  • Discover scientific research to benefit practice

How you’ll learn

The programme combines delivery sessions, support sessions to inspire learning and observation of practice.

The modules you’ll study

  • Understanding Neuroscience as Part of Effective Early Years Practice
  • Understand Adverse Childhood Experiences and their Impact on Children’s Stress Response Systems
  • Contemporary Thinking and Research from the Neuroscience about Child Development from Birth to Seven Years

How you’ll be assessed

You’ll put together a portfolio of evidence of your learning and practice.

Entry requirements

You’ll need to be working in an Early Years role.

Career progression

After successfully completing this SEND course, you’ll achieve the Level 4 Certificate in Neuroscience in Early Years – demonstrating your enhanced skills and increasing your employability.

Let’s help you train

Contact us to find out more about how the course works and what it’s like to study for an early years neuroscience qualification with us.

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