About our Skills Bootcamp

Aspire Training Team are proud to offer an 8 week programme consisting of live online group learning, 1-1 support from a dedicated team of Trainers, weekly placement with a local Early Years setting, Level 1 Makaton training by our experienced Trainer, support with your DBS application and a relevant paediatric First Aid certificate. Absolutely free to join!

During the course, you will take part in fun learning sessions designed to provide you with an introduction to childcare and help you to understand more about how children learn and develop. You will spend one day a week on a placement with a local Nursery where you get the opportunity to test your practical skills and begin to form relationships with what will hopefully become the setting for your Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship.

All taught sessions will be online, and you will need to attend an in-person First Aid training day at one of our three locations across Devon and Cornwall.

Topics covered

  • Introduction to childcare
  • Promoting healthy lifestyles through exercise
  • Safeguarding
  • Health & Safety legislation and guidance,
  • Supporting Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Introduction to theorists and philosophical approaches to how children learn and develop
  • How to support children’s transition to school including phonics – Letters and Sounds.

What to Expect

Our Early Years Skills Bootcamp is a short but compelling course designed to help you boost your skills, land a job, and start making money sooner.

We’ve teamed up with top employers and local authorities to create this program. When you finish, you’ll have a fast track to our Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship, cutting down your learning time by up to six months and getting you into your dream job faster. We’ll also provide you with a full and relevant Paediatric First Aid certificate, so you’ll be ready to dive straight in.

Tailored assistance: Enjoy personalised support and guidance throughout your course, ensuring you have all the resources and help you need to excel. We will also support by helping with CV-writing and mock-interviews to help you practice and prepare. We’ll also provide you with a full and relevant Paediatric First Aid certificate, crucial for Early Years work, so you’ll be ready to dive straight in. We also provide the opportunity to complete online courses to support your continuing professional development in Food Hygiene and Food Allergens. You will also receive level 1 training in Makaton sign language by our experience trainer. Assistance with your DBS application: We’ll take care of the costs and paperwork for your DBS application, allowing you to concentrate on your studies.

What’s the best part? It’s absolutely free to join: As long as you’re 19 or older and meet our criteria, and we’ll even assist you with your DBS application! Don’t let this amazing chance to acquire valuable skills, accelerate your career, and create a meaningful difference in the lives of young children slip away. Reserve your place today!

Ready to apply?

To apply or find out more information about the Early Years Skills Bootcamp course, please complete the form below, or call us on 01202 551553

Skills Bootcamp Enquiry

  • This course is only open to learners living in Devon or Cornwall.
  • Let us know if your interested in the course or if you have any questions.