Early Years and Teaching courses
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Children and Young People, Intermediate Apprenticeship
What will I do on this course?
This Level 2 early years apprenticeship is designed to develop what you’re already learning in your workplace. It also builds the skills you will need to progress to the Level 3 course and full early years practitioner status.
You’ll attend College one day a week to gain vital background knowledge in a variety of sector related subjects.
Topics you will study include: child and young person development, safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, supporting positive behaviour, partnership working in services for children and young people, health and safety, supporting positive environments, child development, practical care, planning and implementing activities, and observation.
How will I be assessed?
We’ll assess your practical skills, projects and workplace performance.
What could I do after this course?
You could enter a career in a range of early years settings, including nurseries, pre-schools and schools. You could also increase your skills by progressing to the Level 3 course in Children’s Play Learning and Development or a Level 3 apprenticeship at Weston College.
Four GCSEs at grade 3/D or above or a Level 1 qualification. You will also need to be in relevant employment, but we can help you find this.
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What Our Students Say
Jasmine Cardwell, Early Years
“The course has provided me with the opportunity to work in a variety of settings and meet lots of new people”
Former school: Worle
Course: Early Years
What next? Bethan achieved A*, A, B and will progress onto the UAL Foundation Art and Design degree at University Centre Weston.