Children and Young People's Workforce - Intermediate Apprenticeship
Faculty of Healthcare, Childcare and Public Services
Faculty Level Location Length Ask Apply
Healthcare, Childcare and Public Services Level 2 Hele Building minimum of 12 months

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

This apprenticeship has been designed specifically for those who work with children as an assistant in a childcare setting. It will also provide on the job knowledge for a support position and give you the practical skills and knowledge required in a range of jobs in the sector.

What topics will I study?

Topics include:

  • Communication in childrens' and young people’s settings
  • Introduction to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Introduction to duty of care
  • Child and young person development
  • Personal development
  • Safeguard the welfare of children and young people
  • Contribute to children and young people’s health and safety
  • Support children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Contribute to the support of positive environments for children and young people
  • Understand partnership working in services for children and young people
  • Maintain and support relationships with children and young people
  • Support children and young people at meal and snack times
  • Support the creativity of children and young people

What experiences will I get?

What are the entry requirements?

Maths and English GCSE, grade C/4 (or equivalent). If you do not have these qualifications our team will support you to gain these skills alongside your apprenticeship.

What facilities are there?

  • Our dedicated staff have a wealth of experience and expertise, having all worked in the sector, which will provide you with knowledge and skills needed to succeed in your career.
  • Learn within a nurturing environment where you are given the opportunity to reach your full potential.

What can the course lead on to?

Some apprentices go into employment OR progress onto a Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship

Are there any additional costs?

What support can I get?

You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer.

What will this training cost me?

This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. Please contact a Training and Recruitment Advisor on 01392 400800 for more information.


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