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    18 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 9-4 and GCSE English 9-4.

    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?

    • Understand children's early years education and development
    • Implementing early years foundation stage
    • Diversity, equality and inclusion in early years settings
    • Plan and provide effective teaching and learning in early years settings
    • Make accurate and productive use of assessment in early years settings
    • Develop effective and informed professional practice in early years settings
    • Promote the health, safety and well-being of children in early years settings
    • Child protection and safeguarding
    • Partnership working in early years

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

  • Future Prospects

    Progress into Industry as a qualified Early Years Educator, advance onto a Level 4 Early Years Lead Practitioner Apprenticeship, or progress onto a Foundation degree in Early Years.