Childcare (Early Years) Level 2 Apprenticeship

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About this course

If you have a love of children and a calm manner, this one year Apprenticeship is ideal. It will help you to make a career caring for children in privately owned nurseries or those attached to primary schools.

You will attend College for 1 day a week to work towards the Level 2 Certificate for the Children’s & Young People’s Workforce, while working in a Childcare setting for the other 4 days a week. You will also be required to complete a workbook on Employer Rights & Responsibilities and demonstrate Personal Learning & Thinking Skills throughout the Apprenticeship.

How will I be assessed?

You will be continuously assessed in the workplace for your developing skills and through assignment work in College.

What do I need?

  • 5 GCSE passes at grade A - C, or their equivalent, ideally to include Maths and English Language

All applicants will be interviewed and assessed for their suitability for this apprenticeship.

Where can it take me?

  • College - Level 3 Apprenticeship in Childcare
  • Careers - continued employment in the Childcare sector

Additional Information

You need to be in employment - College staff may be able to help you but you will probably need to apply for vacancies on the National Apprenticeship Online Vacancy website.

In order to succeed, it is important that you complete all set homework.