We are the largest provider of apprenticeships in Buckinghamshire. Our experienced team of Trainer-Assessors works closely with apprentices and their employers, supporting you throughout your apprenticeship. We deliver this apprenticeship using the mixed delivery model. Students work full time in the workplace and attend college for a monthly evening workshop. Evening maths, English and ICT lessons may be required in addition to the workshops. We pride ourselves on our industry-standard facilities and the outstanding support we deliver for apprentices and employers.

This is rolling programme and you can start at any time.

  • What will I learn?

    This qualification is ideal if you are working with children between birth and five years, and will enable you to gain knowledge of working with children up to seven years. In order to be employed as a full and relevant Level 3 practitioner you will need to have gained Grade C or above in Maths and English on exit of the qualification. This course aims to give learners the opportunity to gain a level 3 qualification and to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting children in an early years environment.

  • Example modules

    • Health and well-being
    • Legislation, frameworks and professional practice
    • Play, development and learning for school readiness
    • Professional development
  • How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed by written tasks and by being observed in the work setting on a regular basis there is NO exam.

  • Entry Requirements

    Learners should be at least 16 years old and working in a suitable setting for a minimum of 30 hours per week.

  • Progression & Career Opportunities

    This qualification allows progression onto other Level 3 qualifications including our Level 3 Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools and the Level 4 Foundation Degree in Early Years. Working in a nursery setting or as a teaching assistant for young children.

  • Additional Information

    We recommend the text book that accompanies this Level 3 Qualification: Title: Cache Level 3 Early Years Educator for the Work Based Learner / Author: Penny Tassoni / Publisher: Hodder / ISBN No: 978-1-4718-0806-7. For further information on our childcare apprenticeships you can contact the assessors direct This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Course Details

Qualification Level Apprenticeship
Study Mode Full-Time Course
Start Date Rolling programme
Duration To be confirmed Weeks
Course Code WAA3EYEXX
Runs at

Amersham Aylesbury Wycombe

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