Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) - Advanced Apprenticeship

Course Code: WW00008


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Course Overview

This Apprenticeship develops knowledge and skills relating to the Early Years Educator working with children from birth to 5 years, and gaining knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.

You will be working within a setting which provides care and education for children across this age ranges. 

This Apprenticeship pathway is suitable for those looking to join the Early Years Workforce and also those already working in the sector that need a licence to practice.

This Apprenticeship pathway supports the development of a highly qualified, well skilled workforce within the Early Years sector, and ensures that children and young people accessing services in England gain the best possible care and support.

Duration 12-24 months

Entry Requirements

There are no mandatory entry requirements for this Apprenticeship framework. However,

Applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have good numeracy and literacy skills.

To be an apprentice you need to be at least 16 years old and working a minimum of 30 hours per week in a related occupation.  Our Skills Coaches and Careers team can support you with this.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

A variety of teaching methods including, one to one support in the work place. Discussions, reflected accounts and practical observations will cover the majority of assessments during the course.  You will also be supported by your employer to contribute to various 20% off the job training activities such as shadowing and mentoring.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Terms and Conditions

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