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Early Years Educator Level 3 Standard



Approx. duration: 18-24 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: One evening a week at the Ipswich Campus

Entry Requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSEs including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week and have a contract of employment. You also required a DBS check.

On-programme learning: Mandatory qualification, English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by CACHE

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. Early Years Educators, and other job roles such as nursery nurses and childminders, are highly trained professionals who play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. They work in a range of settings including full day care, children’s centres, preschools, reception classes and as childminders. They may either be working on their own or supervising others to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by the Government for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. The apprentice will complete an Endpoint Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their chosen occupation.