Apprenticeships

We currently offer the following Apprenticeships:

  • Intermediate (Level 2) Apprenticeship in Childcare (Early Years)
  • Advanced (Level 3) Apprenticeship in Childcare (Early Years Educator)
  • Intermediate (Level 2) Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching & Learning (Teaching Assistants)
  • Advanced (Level 3) Apprenticeship in supporting Teaching & Learning (Teaching Assistants)

Apprenticeships can be undertaken by anyone aged 16+.

 

What is an Apprenticeship?

An Apprenticeship is a real job with training so apprentices can earn while they learn. Apprenticeships in Childcare and as Teaching Assistants normally take between 12 and 18 months to complete. They comprise:

  • The main aim (the childcare or T.A. qualification)
  • Training in Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills
  • Functional skills: Maths, English and ICT (if not exempt by GCSE)
  • 'On the job' and 'off the job' training

We welcome approaches from both potential apprentices and employers. Information on funding and wage subsidies can be found here.

Information for Employers can be found here

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