Course Details

Early Years Educator Level 3

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Early Years Educator Level 3

  • 4.50

Programme Overview:

This apprentice programme for learners seeking knowledge for a career involving the care, education  promote children and young people‚Äôs early education
and development. 

Typical Role: 

Nursery Nurse, Nursery Teaching Assistant, Supervisor, Child Minder & Early Years Educator.

Entry Requirement

There is not specific entry requirement for this apprenticeship programme. 


Typically 12 - 18 months

What will apprentice learn?

Apprentice will learn how to plan and implement inclusive play, promote speech, language and communication development and ensure that everything they do is in line with safeguarding and equality policies and procedures. 

They will be able to work in with other colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of each child. 

Delivery method:

A dedicated trained trainer/coach will support and coach throughout the learning journey via face to face, and provide all the resources they need. 

Assessment Method

Portfolio: Apprentice will produce and present evidences of portfolio to demonstrate knowledge, skills and behaviour set in standard.

End Point Assessment

  • Apprentices must successfully complete a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.
  • Functional Skills- English and Maths Level 2
  • Apprentices must successfully complete the Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid. (RQF) or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) to meet the EYFS requirements.

Knowledge test

Professional Discussion