Why become an Early Years Apprentice?

Apprenticeships are an exciting option.
  • You get paid to learn in a real job and receive holiday pay
  • You have the chance to put your skills into practice
  • You spend a minimum of 20% of your working time studying
  • You  qualify for the NUS Apprentice Extra  card for discount at hundreds of high street and on-line brands  NUS APPRENTICE EXTRA

Apprenticeships we deliver

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2  - typical duration 12 months (does not include EPA period)
  • Early Years Educator Level 3 - typical duration 18 months (does not include EPA period)
  • Early Years Lead Practitioner Level 5 - typical duration 24 months duration (does not include EPA period)

Entry Requirements - Be at least 16 years of age, be in a suitable job role and ideally have the following GCSE grades:-

  • For Level 2 Apprenticeships - E/2 or D/3 in English and Maths
  • For Level 3 and 5 Apprenticeships - C/4 in English and Maths

If you don't have these grades we will support you to achieve Functional Skills in English and Maths.

What you will earn

What it costs

Information for parents/carers

What is my Apprenticeship equivalent to?

English & Maths

What you will earn

What it costs

Information for parents/carers

Apprentice requirements

Becoming an apprentice

Applying for an apprenticeship

Interview Process

Where can my qualification take me?