Apprenticeship in Children and Young People's WorkforceAdvanced Apprenticeship • Level 2
About the course
This Apprenticeship will enable you to work with young children in a variety of settings, including nurseries, schools and pre-schools, playgroups, childrens' centres or as a childminder. This course will introduce you to a wide range of topics which are central to careers within the Children and Young People's Workforce. You will study mandatory units and various optional units, depending on your career plans or your current role, including practical and innovative learning in communication, personal development equality and inclusion, and child and young person’s development. You will also learn about the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people. Enrolling on this course will enable you to work with young children in a variety of settings, including nurseries, pre-schools, playgroups, childrens' centres or as a childminder.
Type of LearningApprenticeship
Awarded ByCity & Guilds
A minimum of two GCSEs at Grade 5 or above. Applicants must be hardworking, reliable and motivated. As part of the interview process, Apprentices will undertake a BKSB assessment in English, Mathematics and ICT. Applicants who do not meet the exact entry requirements but hold relevant industry experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants who do not meet the exact entry requirements may also be considered.
Your Trainer Assessor will directly observe your competency when working with children and young people in the workplace. You will also complete a portfolio of evidence.
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this Apprenticeship you may progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship. When you have completed your Advanced studies other courses that are available include the Foundation Degree in Children Young People and their Services, and the BA (Hons) in Children, Schools and Families.
Apprenticeships are an increasingly attractive option for employers of all sizes wanting to bring new talent into their business. An Apprentice can be a solution for your business if you want to: • Develop new talent to meet your needs • Free up existing staff to take on more responsibility • Give your team new skills and energy • Give a young person a career opportunity.