The Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Learning and Development (Early Years Educator) apprenticeship is for people who work in, or want to work with children in Early Years settings in England only.
It gives learners the opportunity to:
Qualifications are delivered in the workplace. You will be allocated a personal Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator and will be given access to our on-line study area where you will find all your learning materials. Your Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator will provide you with personal tutorial support and assessment at pre-arranged times. Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence, professional discussions, assignments and project/case studies. All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio of evidence.
Achievement of this qualification will enable learners to access higher level jobs within the sector, e.g. Nursery Supervisor, Nursery Manager, Pre-school Manager/Co-ordinator, etc. There is also opportunity to go on to further study at higher levels, particularly working towards Team Leading and Management. Learners can also progress to the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children’s Services which contains six pathways including ‘Children’s Residential Management’, ‘Children’s Management’ and ‘Children’s Advanced Practice’.