Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship for the Children & Young People’s Workforce (Early Years Educator Pathway)

This Apprenticeship pathway develops knowledge and skills relating to the Early Years Educator and is suitable for those employed, or looking to join, the Children and Young People’s Workforce or Early Years Workforce sector working with children from birth to 19 years.

This Apprenticeship pathway also supports the development of a highly qualified, well skilled workforce within the Early Years sector, and ensures that children and young people accessing services in England gain the best possible care and support.

Benefits to your Business

Recruiting apprentices enables employers to fill the skills gaps that exist within their current workforce as apprentices begin to learn sector specific skills from Day 1; developing specialist knowledge that will positively affect the business.

 

 

Course Content

The course is structured around five themes:

  • Health and wellbeing

  • Legislation, frameworks and professional practice

  • Play, development and learning for school readiness

  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Professional development

 

Entry Requirement

Applicants should have a sponsoring employer with a guaranteed minimum of 30 hours a week in an early years setting. Applicants should also have good IT skills and places are dependant on a satisfactory reference and interview.

 

Duration and Delivery

Up to 2 years to complete the programme, one day a week at College. Course commences September 2019 and January 2020.

 

Progression

On successful completion of this Intermediate Apprenticeship, learners can progress onto the Advanced Apprenticeship for the Children & Young People’s Workforce (Early Years Educator Pathway) from which it is possible to go onto the Foundation Degree programme in a relevant study area.

 

Additional Information

Cost - An employer contribution is required for learners aged 19 or over. You will need to study Functional Skills Level 1 in English/Maths/IT, alongisde this course, if you haven't already achieved these subjects at this level.

For further information or to register your interest in this course please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 020 8268 3142.

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