CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKFORCE LEVEL 3 APPRENTICESHIP
A Childcare Worker apprentice will make a positive difference in a young person’s life. They will be responsible for planning daily routines, implementing activities and providing general care for the individuals within a childcare setting.
This is a Level 3 apprenticeship.
Typically, 12 months.
Apprentices should be at least 16 years old and have an interest in working in the childcare profession.
In addition to their apprenticeship, apprentices will achieve their Level 2 functional skills in English, Maths and ICT
Learning modules include topics such as: Children and Young Person Development, Safeguarding and Wellbeing, Health and Safety, Developing Positive Relationships, Working Together, Communication Skills, Personal Development, Equality and Inclusion, Duty of Care, Assessment and Planning, Wellbeing Professional Practice
Dedicated skills coach to support apprentices throughout their entire learner journey
Regular one to one workplace visits
Flexible and innovative training methods geared to different learning styles
24/7 access to digital learning content, ensuring apprentices have everything they need to support and accelerate learning
Free NUS Apprentice Extra card, allowing apprentices to access discounts on the high street and on other well-known brands
Upon completion, apprentices can progress onto the Level 3 ILM in leadership and management, or progress into employment such as care worker, foster carer, residential care worker, youth and community worker, children’s centre care worker and to team leading and supervisory roles.
Funding and financial support
Employers paying the Apprenticeship Levy can use their funds to cover the cost of apprenticeship training while a range of government funding is available for non-levy organisations. Other financial support is available for employers and apprentices depending on circumstances.
Download the Children & Young People's Workforce Level 3 brochure for apprentices.
Download the Children & Young People's Workforce Level 3 brochure for employers.