Early Years Apprenticeship Career Pathways

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Childcare Apprenticeship

This qualification is ideal for those working with children between birth and 5 years and looking to gain knowledge of working with children up to 7 years.

Take a look at Lauren’s story here and find out how a level 1 qualification helped her to become a Room Manager.

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  • Learners do not need to have previous experience or qualifications in working with children to undertake this qualification but must be aged 16 or over.

     

    • Progression Opportunities:

    Level 2 Childcare Apprenticeship upon completion

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Level 3 Educator Childcare Apprenticeship

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

A keenness to progress with Early Years/Childcare Qualifications

 

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Level 3 Early Years Team Leader / Supervisor Apprenticeship

This course is ideal for team leaders or managers who are looking to extend their knowledge.

A keenness to progress with Early Years/Childcare Qualifications

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Level 5 Lead Practitioner Apprenticeship

The Early Years Lead Practitioner apprenticeship is ideal for team members who aspire to be a leader within their early years setting. Typical job titles could include room leader, deputy manager, assistant manager, senior practitioner, early years coordinator, play leader, key worker and nursery officer.

A keenness to progress with Early Years/Childcare Qualifications

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