About the course:
This qualification equips learners with the experience and skills needed to develop a career in childcare in an array of settings. This Advanced Apprenticeship Programme trains students to become Early Years Educators, hence, allowing them to work with children from birth to age 5 as well as obtaining knowledge and understanding children aged 5 – 7 years. Areas covered in the modules include: Understanding Children’s Early Years Education and Development; Plan and Provide Effective Teaching and Learning in Early Years Settings.
To achieve the Level 3 Diploma students must obtain a minimum of 67 QCF credits
What are the entry requirements?
In order to complete the qualification, students must have a GCSE grade C and above in Maths and English. Students will be required to take Initial Assessments prior to their place on the course being confirmed.
Do You Need To Be Working To Take The Qualification?
Yes, in order to take the qualification, the student will need to either be working, volunteering or on practical placements to demonstrate competence in both knowledge and skills
The assessor will come to the workplace of the students where they will be observed by the assessor who will also assist in portfolio building and observations
Level 3 Diploma in Children & Young People’s Workforce Advanced Apprenticeship
Course Mode: Part time
Start Date: Flexible
Through achieving this qualification You will be able to progress into employment working with children from 0 to 5 years in roles such as Early Years Educator, nursery nurse, child minder, preschool assistant. Learners could also progress to further study or training such as:
Course Duration: 12 – 15 months
What are the training costs?
The Current legislation regarding apprenticeships states that those undergoing an apprenticeship programme must be employed. Hence, apprentices must be paid the minimum statutory pay for apprentices and contractually employed on a full-time basis. The employers are responsible for these fees.
If you would like more information regarding the Apprenticeship Levy,
Please read the following information:
The new Apprenticeship Reforms actualise from April 2017 with an innovative funding system beginning on 01 May 2017.
The following information establishes the key points that we currently know:
Are there any additional costs?
There may be additional fees to cover for the cost of textbooks needed for the course.
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