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This apprenticeship allows learners to develop knowledge, skills and behaviours required for working with children aged 0 to 19, primarily within early learning and childcare and residential childcare. It’s suitable for those already working in the sector and who need to gain a Level 2 qualification and would like to eventually progress on to Level 3. Supported by a qualified trainer with appropriate and extensive occupational experience, the apprentice can have their training tailored to the requirements of the employer, whilst learning on the job and gaining the necessary qualifications to support their progression.
This apprenticeship is suitable for a learner who is currently working in the childcare sector or wishes to work with children. It will suit such job roles as: Early Years Worker/Assistant, Nursery Assistant, Care Worker/Assistant and Assistant Youth Support & Community Worker.
The apprenticeship is made up of the following four components:
1. Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce
Mandatory Units :
Optional Units include:
2. Level 1 Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT
3. Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
4. Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS) embedded in Certificate
You will need four GCSEs at grade D/3 (preferably to include English, maths and a science) or successful completion of our Future Pathways course. You will need to be employed in a relevant role (we can help with finding relevant employment).
Production of a Portfolio of evidence demonstrating understanding and competence in practice. Methods of evidence include:
Direct Observation by Assessor, Reflective Accounts, Professional Discussions with Assessor, Work Products, Cache Assignment Tasks.
Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Children and Young Peoples Workforce
Level 3 CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education
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