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Childcare Apprenticeship Level 3 at Warwickshire College Group

Course description

As well as practical experience through your work setting, you will study units to help you to develop the knowledge to work in supporting the development and care of children and young people. Units include communication, equality and inclusion, safeguarding and duty of care. You will study Functional Skills and a Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings.

You will be working at your place of employment and you will be required to attend College for day release or for short workshops.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, however you will need to demonstrate a good level of literacy, numeracy and ICT along with effective communication skills and be able to provide suitable references.


Assessment will take a number of formats such as direct observation, log or reflective diary, oral questions and answers, portfolio of evidence, expert witness evidence, as well as tasks set by the awarding body. Some assessment will be carried out in your workplace by a dedicated and trained assessor.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the Apprenticeship you can progress to Higher Education eg a Foundation Degree in Early Years or into a variety of job roles in settings such as playgroups and nursery schools.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 January 2017
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