Childcare (Early Years) Apprenticeship Level 2


About this course

If you have a love of children and a calm manner, this 15 month Apprenticeship is ideal. It will help you to make a career caring for children in privately owned nurseries or those attached to primary schools.

You will work towards the Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce, which is the industry recognised qualification. You will also be required to complete a workbook on Employer Rights & Responsibilities and demonstrate Personal Learning & Thinking Skills throughout the Apprenticeship.

You will also work to improve your skills in English and Maths over the course of your Apprenticeship.

How will I be assessed?

You will be continuously assessed in the workplace for your developing skills and also through on line assignments set throughout your Apprenticeship.

What do I need?

You will need at least 4 GCSEs at Grade D/3 or above with a Level 3 in English and Maths.

In addition you will also have to secure a job with an employer.

Where can it take me?

College Progression - you can progress to the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Childcare: Early Years Educator

Childcare Assistant
Nursery Assistant
Teaching Assistant

Additional Information

You need to be in employment.

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For help with your application contact the College Apprenticeship Team on 0121 602 7784.