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Childcare Intermediate Apprenticeship

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    Intermediate Apprenticeship for the Children and Young People's Workforce

    Childcare is an extremely rewarding and responsible occupation, which suits those who communicate and interact well with children.  Good childcare is vital to help individuals grow, develop and succeed in life.  An apprenticeship in children's care is the perfect opportunity to combine learning with the practical experience of working with children, usually with a nursery or day centre.  Both the level 2 and level 3 apprenticeship include a first aid module.

    Delivery Model:  in the workplace

    Duration: 12 months for full year or pro rata for term time only working. Length of programme extended for those working less than 30 hrs a week.

    Ideal For: 

    • Early Years Worker/Assistant
    • Care Worker/Assistant
    • Assistant Youth Support and Community Worker


    BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Children's and Young Peoples Workforce


    • English Functional Skills
    • Mathematics Functional Skills
    • Information, Communication and Technology Functional Skills
    • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
    • Personal Learning and Thinking S

    Benefits for Learners

    • Understand and apply the principles of child development
    • Improve your techniques when working with children
    • Increase confidence and competence
    • Attain a national recognised qualification
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    Benefits to Business

    • Excellent opportunity to upskill existing staff and manage succession planning
    • Knowledge of the latest legislations and Ofsted requirements in a childcare environment
    • Develop a team who will drive high levels of quality care



    Contribute to the Support of Child and Young Person Development

    The aim of this unit is for the learner to apply their knowledge and understanding in order to support child and young person development. The unit also includes support to children and young people experiencing transitions and positive behaviour support

    Contribute to Children and Young People`s Health and Safety

    To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to contribute to supporting children and young people`s health and safety.

    Contribute to the support of positive environments for Children and Young People

    The purpose of this unit is to develop the learners understanding of why a positive environment is important to the individual needs of children and young people and the skills required to support this.

    Understand Partnership working in services for Children and Young People

    This unit provides knowledge and understanding of the important of partnership working and effective communication.

    Introduction to Communication in Health, Social Care or Children`s and Young People`s Settings

    The unit introduces the central importance of communication with a range of people in such settings and ways to reduce barriers to communication. It also addresses the issue of confidentiality

    Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children`s and Young People`s Settings

    The unit introduces the concepts of personal development and reflective practice which are fundamental to such roles and ways to implement these.


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Children and Young People's Workforce Intermediate Apprenticeship

Level 2


Off Site

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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