The training programme is intended for new or existing staff working in or providing support within a child care environment. It is suitable for people in job roles such as those working in childcare e.g. nurseries, pre-schools, crèches, Residential Care, etc as key worker or working on own such as a childminder.
Learners will choose a pathway which relates to their workplace. There are two pathways; Residential Care or Early Years Educator.
This training programme is mainly delivered and assessed in the workplace. There are also monthly off the job workshops for the Early Years Pathway held at Farnborough College of Technology.
Apprenticeships are a proven way of increasing staff retention and productivity, and enable employers to recruit and train the employees to meet the specific needs of their business.
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
1. Diploma for the Children’s Learning and Development - (Early Years Educator) - Diploma in Residential Care - Level 3
Further optional units will need to be completed to achieve this qualification.
2. Functional Skills: ICT Level 2
3. Award in Employment Rights & Responsibilities Level 2
4. Personal Thinking & Learning Skills
The entry criteria are staff aged 16 and over with GCSEs A*-C in Maths and English. GCSE’s will be considered along with the results of an initial assessment.