Intermediate Apprenticeship for Children and Young People’s Workforce

 

The Intermediate Apprenticeship comprises of the following components:

 Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce

  • The Level 2 certificate is a generic qualification and confirms competence under supervision. It evidences your ability to work with children and young people and increases your knowledge and understanding of children and young people from 0-19 years. It recognises the skills you already have, enables you to build and develop your performance and improve your job prospects. It is also a progression route to the Level 3 Diploma. 

Functional Skills at Level 1 in English, Maths and ICT

  • These skills recognise and develop the skills needed to function in work, learning and life and involve you choosing and using your skills to solve problems you may experience.

Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

  • This unit ensures you gain information about careers, contracts and legislation, along with employer and learner rights.

Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills

  • This part of the framework comprises of six groups of skills, which are essential to success in work, learning and life. They develop your skills in managing yourself, managing relationships with others and managing your own learning, performance and work to enable you to enter work and adult life as a confident and capable individual.

Paediatric First Aid

  • This is a two-day (12 hour) training course, which gives you the knowledge and skills to be able to administer first aid to children and infants in the nursery.

Level 2 Food Safety Certificate

  • This is an on-line course and gives you understanding of food hygiene and food safety in the workplace. The duration of this apprenticeship is 12 months.

Who is the Apprenticeship aimed at?

The Intermediate Apprenticeship is suited to people wanting to work within the childcare sector and have little or no experience of working with children under the age of 5 years. If you enjoy working in a practical environment, value “hands-on” experience, are self-motivated and have initiative, then an apprenticeship may be the right route for you!

 

 

Entry Requirements

To be suitable for an Intermediate Apprenticeship with Busy Bees Training Academy, you will need:

• To have gained (or expected to achieve) a GCSE grade D or above in English and Maths

• To be able to commit to your training for a period of 14 months and have a long-term commitment to working in the childcare sector

• To be willing and able to access a Busy Bees training centre on occasions throughout your course to aid your learning

• To be able to gain a satisfactory Data Barring Service (DBS) and provide satisfactory references

 

Advanced Apprenticeship for Children and Young People’s Workforce Pathway 1: Early Years Educator

 

The Advanced Apprenticeship comprises of the following components:

Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)

  • The level 3 diploma 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. The Early Years Educator pathway is for those working in childcare, for example, nurseries, pre-schools, crèches, etc.

Level 2 Functional Skill in ICT

  • This Functional Skill recognises and develops the skills needed to function in work, learning and life and involves you choosing and using your skills to solve problems you may experience.

Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

  • This unit ensures you gain information about careers, contracts and legislation, along with employer and learner rights.

Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills

  • This part of the framework comprises of six groups of skills, which are essential to success in work, learning and life. They develop your skills in managing yourself, managing relationships with others and managing your own learning, performance and work to enable you to enter work and adult life as a confident and capable individual.

Paediatric First Aid

  • This is a two-day (12 hour) training course, which gives you the knowledge and skills to be able to administer first aid to children and infants in the nursery.

Level 2 Food Safety Certificate

  • This is an on-line course and gives you understanding of food hygiene and food safety in the workplace. 

Who is the Apprenticeship aimed at?

The Advanced Apprenticeship is suited to people who are working at a level where they are either working on their own or supervising others, have prior experience of the childcare sector and are employed in a position whereby they would be able to demonstrate the competencies required at this level. 

The duration of this apprenticeship is 18 months.

Entry Requirements

To be suitable for an Advanced Apprenticeship for the Children and Young People’s Workforce with Busy Bees Training Academy, you will need:

• To ideally have a GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths

• To hold a Level 2 childcare qualification or equivalent

• To commit to your training for a period of 21 months and have a long term commitment to working in    the childcare sector

• To be willing and able to access a Busy Bees training centre on occasions throughout your course to      aid your learning

• To be able to gain a satisfactory Data Barring Service (DBS) and provide satisfactory references

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