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Early Years Educators Advanced Apprenticeship at Eastleigh College

Course description

Childcare courses at Eastleigh College are taught by professionals, and provide child development and childcare theory from birth to eight years. Each course has a large practical element, which gives you hands-on professional training in pre-schools, day nurseries and schools.

Course content

Learners will need to be employed for min 16 hours per week with children under 5 & be able to work unsupervised.

The qualification includes four themes: Health & wellbeing, Legislation, frameworks & Professional practice, Play & Development and school readiness and Professional development.

Entry requirements

Needs to have some experience of working with Children under 5 & be responsible for planning childrens development.


All Learning will be assessed in the workplace to cover both knowledge and performance criteria.

Future opportunities

Learners can progress into various job roles such as; Nursery Practitioner, Reception class early years assistant, Pre-School practitioner or Home based child carer.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Eastleigh College directly.

Last updated date: 15 March 2016

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