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Children's and Young People's Workforce (Intermediate/Advanced Apprenticeship Level 2/3)

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Apprenticeship outline

If you’d like to work with children or young people and help support their development, perhaps in a nursery or primary school setting, then why not choose this apprenticeship?

You’ll gain a broad range of directly relevant skills to help build a career in Children’s and Young People’s Services.

The course covers:

  • Children’s and young person’s development
  • Maintaining and supporting relationships with children and young people
  • Contributing to the support of positive environments for children and young people
  • Understanding partnership working in services for children and young people
  • Introduction to communication
  • Introduction to equality and inclusion
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Supporting children’s and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Contributing to the support of child and young person development
  • Contributing to children’s and young people’s health and safety
  • Paediatric emergency first aid
  • Managing paediatric illness and injury

How to apply for this apprenticeship

You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship below.

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Maid Marian Way


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Start date:


Apprenticeship in Children's and Young People's Workforce


12 months

Level Level 2
Entry requirements
  • You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement.
  • You will also need GCSEs at grades A* to D/9 to 3 or equivalent in English Language and Maths. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role.

Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.

All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.

Teaching & assessment

You will be assessed in your workplace for your practical skills and you will produce a portfolio of evidence to show your understanding of the knowledge required.

  • Further professional development
Additional information

You will need to have a Disclosure and Barring check which is usually paid for by your employer.

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