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Early Years Childcare Level 2 - Intermediate Apprenticeship at KYP Training Services

Course description

Level 2 Children and Young People’s Workforce (CYPW)

Functional Skills Maths and English and ICT at Level 1

(unless you already have GCSE A*-C)

Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

This qualification will provide you with a broad understanding of working with children and young people. It gives you the practical skills and knowledge required to work in for example: - nurseries and pre-schools. You will learn about children’s development, how to support them to learn and develop through various activities, how to provide a positive environment and promote positive behaviours, how you work with other professionals and a number of optional units depending on the employment you’re working in.

Course content

How will I learn?      

Off- the- Job

This involves working with your assessor, completing assignments or activities and collecting work evidence. These will enable you to fit your learning activities into a set of standards which have been designed by the industry.         


This means spending most of your time with your team learning how to do the job with support and direction from your employer.

Future opportunities

Level 3 Early Years Educator – This is a mandatory requirement if you wish to be counted in staff ratio’s and is a “Licence to Practice”. You can progress to Deputy Manager and Manager and from the Level 3 onto the Early Years Foundation Degree or Management qualifications once you’ve gained enough experience. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact KYP Training Services directly.

Last updated date: 05 June 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 12-15 months