Apprenticeship in Early Years Care and Education

In Weston Super Mare

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Weston super mare

Description

As an apprentice you will spend the majority of your week working with an employer and learning in the workplace. You will also usually come in to college for one or two days a week to gain support from your tutors and learn about the technical aspects of your job role. To achieve the Apprenticeship you will need to complete a number of qualifications including the NVQ Level 2 in Children' s.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Weston Super Mare (Somerset)
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Knightstone Road, BS23 2AL

Starts

On request

To take into account

We recommend you have a minimum of four GCSEs at grades C-G, however all applications will be considered. You must also demonstrate an interest in early years care and education and a willingness to learn. Having a relevant job (for a minimum of 16 hours per week), or in some cases, a work placement, is an essential part of an Apprenticeship. You will need to put in time and effort to find an...

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Course programme


Apprenticeship in Early Years Care and Education
Apprenticeship

Venue
Knightstone Campus / Workplace

As an apprentice you will spend the majority of your week working with an employer and learning in the workplace. You will also usually come in to college for one or two days a week to gain support from your tutors and learn about the technical aspects of your job role. To achieve the Apprenticeship you will need to complete a number of qualifications including the NVQ Level 2 in Children†s Care Learning and Development, Functional Skills* and First Aid. The NVQ 2 includes eight core units and two additional units selected by the College.

The topics you will study include:

· Support children†s physical development needs
· Support children†s social and emotional development
· Implement planned activities for the development of language and
communication skills
· Maintain an attractive, stimulating and reassuring environment for
children
· Maintain the safety and security of children
· Relate to parents.

How will I be assessed?
Assessments are carried out through projects, practical skills tests and observations of you at work. A Personal Assessor will make regular visits to your workplace to carry out reviews of your progress and to ensure that you are on target to gain your qualification.

AT A GLANCE
Duration
18 Years

Level
Level 2

Progression
On successful completion you may:

Progress to a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Early Years Care and Education, CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education or another Level 3 course in a related area.

Or

Continue your exciting and rewarding career in the early years sector.

Achieving this Apprenticeship will give you the equivalent of 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C.

* You may be exempt if you have recently achieved a good grade in English and Maths at GCSE.

Entry Requirements
We recommend you have a minimum of four GCSEs at grades C-G, however all applications will be considered. You must also
demonstrate an interest in early years care and education and a willingness to learn. Having a relevant job (for a minimum of 16 hours per week), or in some cases, a work placement, is an
essential part of an Apprenticeship. You will need to put in time and effort to find an employer to offer you an Apprenticeship. The Apprenticeship team at the College will support you with your job search activities â€" please get in touch if you need some help.
Apprenticeships are open to people aged 16 and over.

Apprenticeship in Early Years Care and Education

Price on request