Early Years Educators, and other job roles such as nursery nurse and childminders, are highly trained professionals who play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. They work in a range of settings including full day care, children’s centres, pre schools, reception classes and as childminders for children from birth to 5 years old.
Learners will need to be at least 16 years of age. Some settings require you to have a suitable Level 2 qualification in Health and Social Care or Childcare and four GCSEs at grade C/4 plus GCSE English at grade 4 or above
Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking their end point assessment
You will need to find an employer to employ you as an apprentice
As your programme may involve working with children, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check