Childcare apprenticeships

Course Information

Our range of childcare apprenticeships are ideal for those just starting out in a childcare setting as well as those looking for career development. These apprenticeships are delivered within the workplace with no need for day release to college.

Certificate for the Children & Young People's Workforce Level 2

Duration: 12 months
Course code: 601/4109/8
Awarding body: Skillsfirst

Who is this course for?

This qualification meets the needs of learners who work or want to work in a wide range of children and young people’s settings covering the age range 0 – 19 years for example in the roles of:

  • Care worker
  • Childminder
  • Youth and community worker

This qualification has been designed to:

  • provide a broad understanding of the children and young people’s workforce sector and an introduction to the practical skills and knowledge required
  • provide an awareness of the range of jobs and work settings in the children and young people’s sector
  • enable learners to make an informed assessment of their own aptitude for work in this sector and to making formed decisions about careers
  • encourage learners to reach a level of knowledge and skills that will facilitate progress into further vocational learning or to potential employment in the sector
  • introduce learners to the discipline of the working environment and to encourage mature attitudes to the community in general
  • encourage learners to value continued learning and remain in the learning process
  • allow learners to learn, develop and practise selected skills required for progression in the sector

Children and Young People's Workforce (Early years educator) Level 3

Duration: 18 months
Course code: 601/8181/5
Awarding body: Skillsfirst

Who is this course for? This course aims to convince learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.

The course will:

  • Provide a broad background understanding of the early learning workforce sector and an introduction to the practical skills and knowledge required
  • Allow you to learn, develop and practice selected skills required for progression in the sector
  • Provide an awareness of the range of jobs and work settings in the early learning sector
  • Enable learners to make an informed assessment of their own aptitude for work in this sector and to make informed decisions about careers
  • Encourages learners to reach a level of knowledge and skills that will facilitate progress into further vocational learning or to potential employment in the sector
  • Introduces learners to the discipline of the working environment and to encourage mature attitudes to the community in general
  • Encourages learners to value continued learning and remain in the learning process

What do I do now?

To find out more, please contact us on 0151 650 6933 or email enquiries@progresstoexcellence.co.uk.