LEVEL 2 EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONER
Early years practitioners support the learning and development of children in the early years, working and interacting directly with children on a day to day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities. Suitable for those with no prior childcare experience.
This occupation is found in a range of private and public settings including; full day care, children’s centres, pre-schools, reception classes, playgroups, nursery schools, home based provision, hospitals, social care settings, out of school environments and local authority provision.
Early years practitioners will deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by government for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5.
Early years practitioners support activities based around the needs of individual children, supporting their learning and development.
Typical job titles include: Nursery Assistant, Early Years Practitioner, Nursery Practitioner, Nursery Nurse, Assistant Childminder, Nanny and Early Years Worker
12-14 months duration
Delivery onsite and online
For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3.
A British Sign Language (BSL) qualification is an alternative to the English qualification for those whose primary language is BSL.