Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) in Childcare | Loughborough College

Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) in
Children and Young People's Workforce

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This Apprenticeship is for people who work with children from birth to 16-year- olds (and their families) in settings or services whose main purpose is children's care, learning and development. Workers in this area make sure children are looked after, kept active, happy and nourished. They also help children develop social and practical skills.

Course Content

This Apprenticeship gives you a fulfilling opportunity to work with babies and children, whilst also gaining an understanding of the following four themes:

  • Introduction to the Role of the Early Years Practitioner
  • Legislation, Framework and Profession Practice
  • Play, Development and Learning for School Readiness
  • Professional Development

The Level 2 Apprenticeship is for those working under supervision such as a nursery assistant or playgroup assistant working with children under five or an assistant playworker in an out of school setting.

Features/Benefits

After successful completion of this Apprenticeship there is good scope for progression. You may move up through levels of work, for example, from Nursery Assistant to Key Worker. All apprentices will benefit through regular contact and support from teaching staff and their assessor.

Entry Requirements

Apprentices must hold Level 1 qualifications in English, Maths, and ICT. Functional Skills can be completed alongside through taught lessons if GCSE English, Maths, and ICT are grade C or below.

Progression Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this Apprenticeship, there is good scope for progression. Apprentices may move up through levels of work, for example, from nursery assistant to nursery practitioner. Further training opportunities include the Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care and the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Childcare.

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Salaries

£57,018

Potential

£39,527

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£24,005

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Key Facts

Mode of Attendance:
The Apprenticeship course is part time to fit around your work commitments, you may be required to attend college on a day release or your tutor will visit you in the work place.


Level:
Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships available.


Dates:
Before you can start an Apprenticeship, you need to be in employment. The course start dates are flexible to fit around your employer.

College Course Code:

AP2CARE

Vacancies Available:

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