You need to be employed to start an Apprenticeship. Please visit our vacancy page or if you have an employer, please ensure you add full contact details of your employer within your application. If you are unable to secure employment, you could enrol on a full-time study programme and transfer to an Apprenticeship at a later date. Please apply for a full-time course as your second option.
This Apprenticeship is suitable for you if you wish to study while earning a salary in paid employment. It is assessed in a work situation and combines knowledge and practical skills. It is a flexible programmes and you will need to have the opportunity to be involved in planning learning activities in your workplace. This Apprenticeship is suitable for those who are new to the childcare sector.
You will complete the following components as part of your Apprenticeship framework:
We have excellent relationships with early years settings in the area and we provide a supportive learning environment at College. The teaching staff and assessors have recent, relevant work place experience and enjoy the opportunity to nurture new practitioners.
You are expected to have employment of at least 30 hours a week to be able to do an Apprenticeship. Your employment will need to last the duration of the course.
You will build a portfolio, which will include coursework and practical assessments in your workplace. You will undertake a knowledge test and a professional discussion for your End Point Assessment.
You may be required to sit exams for Functional Skills in English and Maths if you do not already have these.
On completion of this course you could apply to progress to the Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard.
|Course Title||Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Level 2|
|Attendance Requirements||You may spend some hours in college, depending on the agreement your employer makes with Bridgwater and Taunton College.|
I didn’t know anyone when I started but quickly make new friendships and have gained in confidence. The work experience helped with that, as well as the staff being really supportive.
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