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Welcome to Ashton Wigan and District YMCA-Yale Training Service

Welcome to Ashton, Wigan and District YMCA YALE Training

About us

Yale Training is part of Ashton, Wigan & District YMCA and has offered Childcare Apprenticeships at Level 2 and Level 3 since 1998.  We specialise in Work Based Learning, offering each individual practical, hands on experience, working in the childcare industry.  Course technical knowledge is delivered at our purpose built training centre in Ashton in Makerfield. 

Our achievement and progression rates are excellent and successful completion of the Apprenticeship opens the door to working in a nursery, creche, playgroup, pre-school assistant, holiday representative, childminder or au pair.

Successful completion of Level 3 apprenticehip (Advanced Apprenticeship) will enable you to work as a pre-school supervisor, children's centre worker or can be used as a stepping stone into paediatric nursing, playwork, occupational therapy or primary school teaching.

The apprenticeship takes from 10 - 15 months at Level 2, dependant upon initial assessment and the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeshiop takes around 18 months.

GCSE grades A-E in Maths and English are desirable however not essential as additional tuition is offered by our specialists. 

Facilities available

  • Dedicated and experience staff team
  • Everyone has access to laptops
  • Interactive white board technology
  • Large airy training rooms

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Ashton Wigan and District YMCA-Yale Training Service directly.

Last updated date: 02 November 2015
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