Early Years

Early Years Educator - Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship (Starting between August 2024 and July 2025)

Start Date: Between 01/08/2024 and 31/07/2
Site: Employer Premises


Course Overview

This qualification prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.

Work Experience & Industry Placements

Work Based Learning Qualification

Qualification Gained

Level 3 Diploma Early Years Educator

After The Course

Upon achievement of this qualification learners will gain their licence to practice and it is intended that learners will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators. Learners can progress into various job roles including: Practitioner in a nursery school or day nursery, Pre School worker, Reception class practitioner.

What Will I Learn

The qualification is formed of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover core competencies, while the optional units allow learners to choose from a variety of areas to tailor the qualification to their needs and interests, and to reflect the context of their work.

Our Lecturers

All of our assessors and lecturers are highly qualified industry professionals, who will help guide you through the apprenticeship, allowing you to achieve your potential


An assessor will conduct 1:1 meetings on a monthly basis during your apprenticeship.

How Will I Be Assessed

Work Based Learning assessment enables the learner’s workplace practice to provide evidence for individual units, as well as the whole qualification through a portfolio of evidence.

Entry Requirements

A relevant Level 2 qualification and level 2 Functional Skills Math's & English or GCSE Math's & English at 4 or above.

How To Apply

Apply using the 'Find an Apprenticeship' website, found at: https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship