EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONER - LEVEL 2
Early Years Educators play a crucial role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe.
Early Years Educators can work in a range of settings with children from 0 - 5 years of age, such as creches, children's centres, preschools, reception classes and as childminders.
An EYP Level 2 Apprentice works as part of a professional team ensuring the welfare and care for children under the guidance and supervision of an Early Years Educator, teacher or other suitably qualified professional the Early Years Workforce.
EMPLOYERS INVOLVED IN CREATING THE TRAILBLAZER STANDARD
Just Childcare Ltd, London Early Years Foundation, Happy Tree, Kids Planet Day Nursery, Each Peach Childcare. Kids Allowed, Child Base Partnership, Sky High Achievers, Paint Pot Nurseries and Our Monkey Club
COURSE DURATION: 12 MONTHS
Fully Funded for 16-18 yrs
Employer contribution 5% 19
Employers decide the entry requirement typically:
■ 5 GCSEs (A*- C) including English and Maths
■ EYFS requirements to ensure suitability to work with children
Level 2 English and Maths can be included in the programme if not achieved before starting the course.
COURSE OVERVIEW AND LEARNING
The course is delivered on-site by an allocated personal tutor and tailored to individuals place of and type of business. Learners will develop their knowledge to enable them to plan and supervise child activities confidently. They will understand how to work with parents, carers and within their origination's professional teams and will acquire the skills to support numeracy and language development and ensure safeguarding and health and safety practices.
END POINT ASSESSMENT
■ Multiple choice
■ Professional discussion underpinned by a portfolio of evidence
■ Professional interview and Q&A
■ Level 3 Early Years Educator
■ Level 3 Teaching Assistant