Course Code: WW00034 Early Years Educator - Advanced Apprenticeship Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration Anytime Employer's Premises Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary This Apprenticeship standard is suitable for those looking to join the Early Years Workforce (0 – 5 years) and also those already working in the sector that need a licence to practice. This Apprenticeship standards supports the development of a highly qualified, well skilled workforce within the Early Years sector, and ensures that children and young people accessing services in England gain the best possible care and support. Entry Requirements We will undertake an assessment and skills scan to make sure that this qualification is suitable for you. You will need to be at least 16 years old and undergo and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Individual employers will determine their own entry requirements. Learning and Teaching Methods A variety of teaching methods including, one to one support in the work place. Your skills coach will visit you monthly within your workplace with set tasks planned. The following modules are associated with this study programme: Support healthy lifestyles for children through the provision of food and nutrition Promote healthy lifestyles for children through exercise Support physical care routines for children Promote children’s emotional well-being Understand how to support children who are unwell Understand legislation relating to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children Use legislation relating to the health and safety of children Follow legislation relating to equality, diversity and inclusive practice Working in partnership Industry Placement and Field Trips Learners should be at least 16 years old and in, or about to commence, employment in a new or changed job role for a minimum of 30 hours per week. Where an employer cannot offer 30 hours per week of employment due to working practices, the duration of the Apprenticeship must be increased relative to the reduction in hours. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment Methods Discussions, reflected accounts and practical observations will cover the majority of assessments during the course. You will also be supported by your employer to contribute to various 20% off the job training activities such as shadowing and mentoring and additional online training. Other Costs and Equipment Needed There may be an employer contribution of 5% needed towards the total cost of the apprenticeship. Students or employers are required to pay for a DBS check. B&FC will cover your learning materials including access to an digital portfolio. Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions. Career Options and Progression On successful completion of this qualification you may progress to: Early Years Educator in day nurseries Practitioner in nursery schools Practitioner in reception classes in primary schools Preschool worker. There is also opportunity for apprentices to go on to further study at higher levels, particularly working towards Foundation Degrees in Early Years.