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Entry Requirements

Level 1 English and Maths at entry and achieve Level 2 English and Maths prior to EPA.

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15 Months

Key features and Benefits

  • Fantastic learning facilities
  • Rated "Good" by Ofsted in all areas - as of January 2022

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. Work and interact directly with children on a day to day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities.

  • What will I study?

    • Use play to support children to understand and encourage healthy life choices.
    • Identify issues of safeguarding and child protection, ensuring that the welfare and safety of children is promoted and safeguarded and to report any child protection concerns to the person in charge.
    • Undertake specific tasks related to the safety and hygiene of the children and the cleanliness of the setting.
    • Contribute to the planning and organise activities and children's individual experiences which will support and extend the children’s learning in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • Entry Requirements

    Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to take the tests for this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.

  • How will I be assessed?

    End Point Assessment - EPA

    Assessment method 1

    • Professional discussion underpinned by portfolio

    Assessment method 2

    • Knowledge Test
  • Your Study Programme

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