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Childcare, Learning & Development - Apprenticeship at Way to Work

Course description

Full Time Apprenticeship including : Level 2 NVQ in Childcare, Learning & Development, Key Skills at Level 1 in Literacy & Numeracy, & Technical Certificate. 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. This Apprenticeship gives people a fulfilling opportunity to work with children and young people while also gaining an understanding into the hows and whys of their development. Equally, it ensures candidates put childcare theory into practice. As an apprentice, the exact nature of your job role will depend on your employer. 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. The Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship is for those who work on their own initiative, planning and organising their own work and/or supervising others, for example, a nursery nurse, playgroup leader or a childminder working in their own home. After successful completion of this Apprenticeship there’s good scope for progression. You may move up through levels of work, for example, from nursery assistant to nursery manager. There are also opportunities to undertake further training or assessment.

Entry requirements

None

Future opportunities

The course offers you a specialist work-based qualification to support a range of careers in a nursery environment or to progress onto studying for an NVQ level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development. With further training, you could continue to develop your career in Childcare. The course is work based which means you can earn and learn at the same time whilst developing the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Way to Work directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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