Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Level 3

Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Level 3

This is an Apprenticeship standard that will involve the following:
Skills, knowledge and behaviours within a childcare setting.
End point assessment.
20% off the job training.

Learners must demonstrate that they have the skills in English and maths up to level 2 by the end of the programme.

Assessment will include level 3 approved Early Years Educator qualification.


Delivery will be in the workplace with a Training and Development Consultant visiting you every 2-4 weeks and your employer supporting and providing off-the-job training. You will be researching projects and completing assignments along with observations from your Training and Development Consultant and discussions with them about your working role.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 English and maths are required as a minimum in order to gain the full apprenticeship, as this programme requires candidates to achieve at least level 2 in both English and maths by the end of the programme. If you are working as a nursery nurse or childminder playing a key role in young children’s development and well being, this Apprenticeship will support these skills. Job roles may include full dare care, children’s centres, preschools, reception classes and childminders.


Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Level 3

If you are interested in applying, please complete the following quick form and we will be in contact to support you with your application. You will receive useful information about whether you are eligible for government funding, course fees, start dates and much more.

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    Quick Facts

    Start Dates

    Learners can start at any time.

    End Date

    Learner will be on programme for up to 18 months

    During the Christmas holidays, LLC offices will be closed from the 18th December 2020 and we will re-open the 4th January 2021.

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