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Level 3 Early Years Educator Childcare Apprenticeship

If you have an employee that is interested in undertaking their Level 3 Early Years Educator Childcare Apprenticeship, then you already know that they love working in childcare and enjoy providing care and support for young people. They may also be keen to advance to the next level of childcare training and become a supervisor or management position in the childcare sector.

Help your employees take their childcare skills to the next level. Provide them with a boost in their training that enables them to become a qualified nursery supervisor or manager. The Early Years qualification is great for career progression and opens up a whole new world of exciting knowledge and training experiences.

About This Apprenticeship

This Apprenticeship covers a wide range of units including supporting healthy lifestyles, promoting children’s emotional wellbeing, understanding the value of play and working in partnership with others.

The course consists of an assessment of their practice and also the completion of assignments. There is ongoing support offered throughout the course by an assessor and also with the option of an online learning environment.

As a higher level Apprentice your employee will be working within childcare at a level where they will either be working on their own or supervising others. They will be placed in a position where they will be able to demonstrate their prior experience in this sector and can demonstrate the competencies required at this level.

Does your employee want to complete the Early Years Educator course but not the full apprenticeship? See our Early Year Educator Level 3 Diploma.


Apprentice Digital Account

Once you have decided to take on a new apprentice or upskill an existing member of your staff through an apprenticeship you will need to set up an Apprentice Digital Account to access the government funding that will pay for the apprenticeship and any incentive payments you may be eligible for. At Aspire Training Team we can help you set up your account. Find out more.

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Course information:

Awarding body:
Course duration:
Approx. 18 months
Course location:
The course is delivered across Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire, Devon, Cornwall, Bristol, West Sussex, Hampshire.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for those working in a childcare setting who may wish to progress to a senior or supervisory role. On completion of the Level 3 they may progress onto further qualifications, including Level 5.

Key facts:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Childcare Apprenticeship
  • Train your team at a minimal cost to you
  • Get up to 100% of the cost of the course paid for by the Government
  • Receive up to £1000 of incentive payments available depending on the learner

Ready to apply?

To apply or find out more information about the Level 3 Educator Childcare Apprenticeship ‘For Your Team’ course, please complete the form below, or call us on 01202 551553

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What people say

“I would definitely recommend doing an apprenticeship to anyone who has been considering it! An apprenticeship is a great way to feel more confident with in your job role. ”

Katarzyna Pisialek

“Aspire have helped me complete my level 1 and 2 in childcare. And I am now working towards my level 3. My assessor is so helpful and doesn't mind me messaging her to ask for help on my coursework. Amazing”


“Received so much support since I have begun my course and my assessor Kim is so welcoming and offers lots of advice and guidance on my level 3 childcare course! Best decision I have made in a long time was joining my course”


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What makes Aspire different?


Apprenticeships provide a fantastic opportunity to combine the achievement in gaining a qualification with on-the-job training, enabling you to learn while you earn. By placing you with an employer, we offer the training and mentorship you need.

Short Courses

Aspire Training Team offer a range of training courses across the business and care sector. You can be assured you will be provided with the right skills to progress your career or assistance with training your workforce.


From childcare & early years to business administration and team leading and management, there is something for everyone. We also provide study programmes for 16-18 years olds, courses in first aid, assessor training and much more.

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