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Advanced Apprenticeship in Childcare: Early Years Education

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Course CodeE0170
Academic Year1819
DatesEnrolments throughout the year
Location NameIndustry Based
AreaChild Development
Mode Of ProvisionPart Time
IntroductionIdeal if you are looking to pursue a career in Childcare, this Apprenticeship will allow you to work towards your qualification whilst gaining real classroom experience.

Study OutlineExamples of units covered include:

• Promote communication in health, social care or children's and young people's settings
• Engage in personal development
• Promote equality and inclusion
• Principles for implementing duty of care
• Understand and promote child and young person development
• Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people
• Support children and young people's health and safety
• Develop positive relationship with children, young people and others involved in their care
• Working together for the benefit of children and young people
• Understand how to support positive outcomes for children and young people
Entry RequirementsEntry could be from an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship or an alternative qualification in a child-care related subject, practical experience in the industry or 3 GCSEs (A*-C).

If you're interested in becoming an Apprentice, you will need to be employed or find an employer who is recruiting an Apprentice.

See the Apprenticeships section of our website to discover more and find out about our vacancies service.

AttendanceAs part of an Apprenticeship you will usually attend College for one day per week and your work placement for four days per week.
ProgressionPotential job roles include:

-Pre-school Worker
-Practitioner in a Children's Centre
-Practitioner in Day Nurseries, Nursery Schools or Reception Classes in Primary Schools
-Registered Childminders and Nannies
QualificationCACHE Level 3 Diploma
Awarding BodyCACHE
Availble Full-time?Y
Availble Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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