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Children and Young People's Workforce Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship at Chichester College

Course description

This course is designed to develop the skills, knowledge and performance within Early Years settings, it is for those working in the childcare sector. Taught subjects include: • Child Development, • Health & Safety • Communication. Apprentices will be assessed by a College Assessor, who will mentor and guide you, providing meaningful feedback on your practices and enabling you to develop within your role.


Course content

- Course units, consisting of Communication, Child Development, Health and Safety in the sector. - Maths, English and ICT Functional Skills (dependant on GCSEs). - Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills and an ERR qualification. The course is delivered using a blended approach, combining taught sessions and assessment in the workplace, and comprises: Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce, Functional Skills Level 1 in English, Mathematics & ICT, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS), Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR). Throughout the course you will be supported in the work place by an assessor who will carry out assessments, discussions and other work that demonstrates practice. The members of the group all work in a variety of settings enabling a great environment to share and reflect on good practice. All students will be enrolled on ChiOnline which will provide further support for all students. 

Entry requirements

Minimum of 16 years and attend an interview at the College. You will also need to complete a satisfactory Maths, English & ICT assessment. A DBS (CRB) is required. You will need to secure employment as an apprentice in the Childcare sector. Support can be provided for this.


You will be allocated a dedicated Assessor who will carry out assessment in the workplace in the form of observations, discussions and reflective accounts. Functional Skills are assessed by on-line tests & observations (for English). The knowlegde aspect is assessed by written assessements. 

Financial information

For all fee details please refer to the Chichester College website.

Future opportunities

Apprentices can progress to the Advanced Apprenticeship for the
Children and Young People’s Workforce, subject to interview and

Further information

Throughout the course you will be supported in the work place by an
assessor. In class we use a variety of technology to facilitate teaching,
learning and assessment. All students will be enrolled on
ChiOnline which will provide further support for all students.
You will need an A4 lever arch file, dividers and plastic wallets. Notebook
and pens will be required along with a text book approx £22.00. It's
advisable to have a memory stick to save work.


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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