« Go Back

Advanced Apprenticeship Standard Level Three Early Years EducatorApply Now »

Course Image
Level: 3

Location: Other

Years: 2

Weeks: 104

Hours:

Start: Roll On Roll Off - Contact Us

Days / Times: Contact Us

Tuition (£): 0.00*
Full Concession: (0 Tuition/Exam Fee) available dependant on eligibility – A Full Concession is not applicable to a full-cost course

Interview: Y

Course Summary

An Early Years Educator:

  • Plans and supervises child-initiated and adult-led activities which are based around the needs and interests of each individual child
  • Supports children to develop numeracy and language skills through games and play
  • Has key person responsibility to help ensure each child feels safe and secure
  • Observes each child and shapes their learning experience to reflect their observations
  • Meets the care needs of the individual child such as feeding, changing nappies and administration of medicine
  • Works in partnership with other colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of each child

With additional experience, an Early Years Educator can become the manager of an early years setting.

Individuals will undergo all the checks as per the EYFS requirements to ensure their suitability to work with children. 

The apprenticeship involves:

  • 20% off-the-job training
  • Maths and English Level 2
  • End-point assessment

Entry requirements

You need:

  • A minimum of Level 1 Maths and English qualifications
  • To be contracted for a minimum of 30 hours  
  • To be working in an environment where an Early Years Educator can gain experience and skills

Course Content

An Early Years Educator:

  • Plans and supervises child-initiated and adult-led activities which are based around the needs and interests of each individual child
  • Supports children to develop numeracy and language skills through games and play
  • Has key person responsibility to help ensure each child feels safe and secure
  • Observes each child and shapes their learning experience to reflect their observations
  • Meets the care needs of the individual child such as feeding, changing nappies and administration of medicine
  • Works in partnership with other colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of each child

With additional experience, an Early Years Educator can become the manager of an early years setting.

Individuals will undergo all the checks as per the EYFS requirements to ensure their suitability to work with children. 

The apprenticeship entails:

  • Level 2 Maths and English
  • 20% off-the-job training
  • End-point assessment

How will I be assessed?

  • Observations
  • Products of Work
  • Assignments
  • Questions
  • Professional Discussions
  • External Assessments

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

There will be a 5% contribution from the employer if the apprentice is over 19.

What can I do after this course?

Further Study

You can advance to leadership, management and team leading qualifications.

 

Careers

You can progress to roles such as nursery supervisor.

 

Did you find the course information on this page useful?

 

* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

Harli-Marie Richards

Harli-Marie Richards

Exploring the rewards of a childcare career

Taking children to see piglets and new-born lambs is all part of a day’s work for nursery practitioner Harli-Marie Richards. Having completed her childcare apprenticeship, Harli-Marie was taken on permanently by Derby College’s Little Explorers nursery at Broomfield Hall campus. Before embarking on her apprenticeship,
 
Harli-Marie took A-levels but had no interest in university. She spotted the nursery opportunity and hasn’t looked back since. She worked towards an advanced NVQ qualification while undertaking on-the-job training.

It’s a great job and I love the fact that the children are free to enjoy the outdoor space. Little Explorers is special and I can’t imagine any other nursery quite like ours. I definitely see my longterm career in nursery care – and I applied straight away when a permanent role became available at Little Explorers.

ShareButtons

Go to top