Early Years Practitioner (Level 2) Apprenticeship
Work and interact directly with children on a day to day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities.
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Early Years Educator (Level 3) Apprenticeship
Highly trained professionals who play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe
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Early Years Lead Practitioner (Level 5) Apprenticeship
Working directly with children, skilfully leading day to day practice.
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Each year, we support Early Years Practitioners, Educators and Lead Practitioners to develop their knowledge and skills in a range of topics including:

Our Early Years apprenticeships provide both an exciting and educational route, whilst developing the knowledge, skills and behaviours employers are looking for.

  • Child Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Play-Based Learning
  • Inclusive Practice
  • Communication and Language Development
  • Observation, Assessment, and Planning
  • Safeguarding and Child Protection
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Outdoor Learning
  • Professional Development
  • Parent Partnership and Communication
  • Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • Literacy and Numeracy Development
  • Behaviour Management

Accredited by NCFE

We’re partnered with NCFE, an educational charity and vocational and technical learning leader, combining over 170 years of education experience with deep insight, working with a network of expert collaborators to shape more innovative solutions around the most significant learning needs.

Find out more about our opportunities to develop your leadership and management skills

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If you are an employer and want to find out more, download our ‘An Employers Guide to Apprenticeships’.

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