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Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard Level 3

Level 3

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Key Info

Learning Area   Children, Schools & Families
Delivery Mode   Work-based
Duration   15-18 months to gateway.
Course Code   10451-CAM,10451-CAM-00,11103-STA-00

Dates & Locations

Course Type   Apprenticeship
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   As required

Course Type   Apprenticeship
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   As required

Course Type   Apprenticeship
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   As required

If you love working with children and would like a career in a supporting role in a school, then studying one of our apprenticeships is ideal for you. Helping to look after the educational, social, physical and emotional development of school-age children is incredibly satisfying. So if you have great communication skills, are planned and organised then this career route is ideal for you.

  What You Will Learn

You will attend college one day a week where you will learn from a range of interesting themes including child development and observation, planning for play and learning, health and safety, safeguarding, creativity, nutrition and diet, and professional development.

  Entry Requirements

GCSEs at grade 4 in English language and maths, plus an employer willing to take you on as an apprentice.


University study such as our HNC or FdA Children, Schools & Families with possible progression on to our BA (Hons) Children, Schools & Families (Top-up degree) or our BA (Hons) Education & Curriculum studies (Top-up degree).

Employment in the childcare and education sector.

Careers in this industry

- Nursery manager
- Early years teacher
- Primary school teacher
- Child psychologist
- Speech and language therapist
- Childminder
- Private day care nanny
- SEN co-ordinator




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Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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