CYPW (Children and Young Peoples Workforce) Level 3 Apprenticeship
Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Children and Young People's Workforce (Childcare)
This qualification is for individuals who are working in Early Learning and Childcare such as nurseries, pre-schools and crèches. You must be providing care for young children and could be working on your own or supervising others. This qualification will guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to Early Learning and Childcare. It will also confirm competence in these areas and serves as the required qualification for registration and regulatory requirements in the sector.
The course is primarily delivered in the workplace with on and off the job guided learning.
To be eligible for the apprenticeship you must:
Duration: 15 to 18 months
Framework Details: Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce, Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights for the Health, Social Care and Children and Young People's Settings, Functional Skills at Level 2 (English, Mathematics and ICT) and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
The Level 3 Diploma is made up of 11 Mandatory Units Group A (27 credits), 5 Mandatory Units Group B in the Early Learning and Childcare pathway (22 credits) and a selection of Optional Units Group E (totalling 16 credits from the remaining 55 units).
Delivery: The competency and knowledge qualification is achieved through an assessed portfolio (paper or electronic) of evidence. Other components are achieved through paper and online tests.
Mandatory Units Group A:
Mandatory Units Group B - Early Learning and Childcare Pathway:
Sample of Optional Units:
Subject to funding and eligibility