Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Level 2

This occupation is found in a range of private and public settings including; full day care, children’s centres, pre-schools, reception classes, playgroups, nursery schools, home based provision, hospitals, social care settings, out of school environments and local authority provision to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage.

On completion, some of the knowledge and skills you would gain include Children’s development, holistic development, attachment, safeguarding, reflective practice and specialist aids.

Some of the Behaviours you would build on include Care and Compassion, Honesty, trust and integrity, being team focussed, commitment and professional practice.

What do I need?

  • Ideally have at least 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, including Maths and English
  • Applicants that do not have a C/4 in English or Maths will be required to take a re-sit during the apprenticeship

Where can it take me?

On completion of the apprenticeship you would be qualified as an Early Years Practitioner. There are lots of progression routes to choose from on completion.

Halesowen College offer progression opportunities in the following apprenticeship areas:

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator

Additional information

An apprenticeship is a real job, with hands-on experience, a salary and the chance to train while you work. You would be treated just like all the other employees, with a contract of employment, holiday leave and employee benefits. You would receive support from a dedicated assessor who regularly visits apprentices in the workplace.

Halesowen College have a dedicated recruitment team who support you in finding a job for your apprenticeship. After attending a pre-interview, you will be entered into our talent pool and will be notified about any potential vacancies.

We ask that you email your CV to apprenticeships@halesowen.ac.uk, from this Halesowen College will start to work with employers to assist in securing you a job role


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