Course code: XMZR400P
Subject area: Apprentices
Study level: Apprenticeship
Course level: 3
9:00am - 5:00pm
1st Aug 2022 - 31st Jul 2023
01235 216 216
Early Years Educators, and other job roles such as nursery nurse and childminders, are highly trained professionals who play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe.
They work in a range of settings including full day care, children’s centres, pre schools, reception classes and as childminders. They may either be working on their own or supervising others to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by Government for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old.
Duration:• 18 months practical training period, plus 3 months for End Point Assessment
Delivery model:• Work-based training with your employer• Approximately 12 on-site assessment visits per year• Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (7 days at college for each, if required)• Off the job training will count for at least 20% of an apprentice’s time at work
Qualifications included:• Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths• Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)• Level 3 Award in Emergency Pediatric First Aid
End Point Assessment:• Knowledge test• Professional discussion
What will apprentices learn?• The expected patterns of children’s development from birth to 5 years, and have an understanding of further development from age 5 to 7.• The significance of attachment and how to promote it effectively.• A range of underpinning theories and philosophical approaches to how children learn and develop, and their influence on practice.• How children’s learning and development can be affected by their stage of development and individual circumstances such as moving school, birth of a sibling, family breakdown and adoption and care• The importance of promoting diversity, equality and inclusion, fully reflecting cultural differences and family circumstances.• The importance to children’s holistic development of: - speech, language and communication - personal, social and emotional development - physical development• Systematic synthetic phonics in the teaching of reading, and a range of strategies for developing early literacy and mathematics.• The potential effects of, and how to prepare and support children through, transitions and significant events in their lives.• The current early education curriculum requirements such as the Early Years Foundation Stage.