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    12 months
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Develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours to become a qualified early years professional, while working as an Apprentice in an early years setting.

  • Entry Criteria

    GCSE Maths 9-2 and GCSE English 9-2.

    In order to apply for an apprenticeship you need to have an employer and apprenticeship job ready to go.You need to have paid employment in an early years (0-5) setting for a minimum of 30 hours per week.

    If you don't have an employer or apprenticeship job then you'll need to find one first. If you need any advice and guidance about your options then you can contact our admissions team by calling us on 01923 812345 or dropping in to speak to us on campus.

  • What will I study?

    • Legislation, policy and procedures for working in early years settings
    • Child development from birth up to seven years
    • Contribute to the health and safety of babies and young children
    • Safeguarding the welfare of babies and young children
    • Supporting babies and young children with special educational needs and disabilities
    • Supporting children’s communication, literacy and language development
    • Understand partnership working for the benefit of babies and young children
    • Promote the health and wellbeing of babies and young children in early years settings
    • Supporting children’s learning through play
    • Contribute to observation, assessment and planning to support children’s development
    • Introduction to personal development for early years practitioners

    To achieve the qualification, you will need to complete an end point assessment

  • Future Prospects

    Progress into industry as a fully qualified Early Years Practitioner or progress onto Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship.