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Childcare Apprenticeship Level 3 at Isle of Wight College

Course description

This course is for anyone who is currently working in the field of Childcare or who has significant practical experience. The course includes both theory and practical skills which are put into practice in the workplace.

Course content

The Advanced Apprenticeship Framework in Childcare will give you the skills and knowledge that you will need to build a career within a Nursery/School or Childcare setting.

The Advanced Apprenticeship Framework includes the following:

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Childcare: Early Years Education and Care (EYE) / Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (STLS)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Numeracy and Literacy (STLS) or GCSE if completing the EYE
  • ERR (Employment Rights and Responsibilities)
  • PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills)

Entry requirements

C and above in Maths and English or equivalent or ability to gain Level 2 Functional Skills.


You will attend The Isle Of Wight College on bi-weekly/monthly basis for the underpinning knowledge, Functional Skills and some practical input. You will also be assessed and reviewed approx every 4-6 weeks in the workplace by a member of our team.

Future opportunities

Once you complete this qualification you may be able to progress into full time employment.

Many employers will tend to keep their Apprentices on after they complete their Apprenticeship but permanent employment is not guaranteed after learners complete their apprenticeship.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Isle of Wight College directly.

Last updated date: 19 January 2016
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