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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Gain employment as assistant in Pre-School, Day nursery, Reception class, Childrens Centre or child-minding assistant.
Progress to level 3 if employed as Key person/Nursery Nurse

What are the entry requirements?

GSCE English & Maths A-G / Ability to complete Functional skills level 1
Some experience working with children under 5 employed or voluntary (Min 6 months)

What does this programme involve?

Learners will need to be employed for minimum of 16 hours per week with children under 5 & work under the direction of other staff. This qualification will include areas such as Safeguarding children, Health & Safety & Child development
Functional skills Maths, English & ICT will need to be completed for learners who have GCSE grades below D.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Once you have enrolled onto the programme you will be assigned an assessor that will visit you in the workplace regularly. They will complete assessment plans and reviews with you to keep you on target. They will support you in the collection of the required evidence needed for your qualification through different assessment methods such as; professional discussion, observations, written questions, verbal questions, witness statements and any assignments.

What else do I need to know?

This course is an introduction to working with young children & will provide the underpinning knowledge needed to move onto Level 3 when experienced.
Subjects include Health & Safety , Communication , Supporting positive behaviour, Emotional wee-being , Equality & Diversity , Child development & Safeguarding.

Progression to Level 3 is not automatic, will depend on job role & experience

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

Dates for the diary

Each year we hold various events which will give you the opportunity to find out more about our range of courses. For specific dates and times please see the events section of this website or telephone 023 8091 1195.

How do I apply?

If you are hoping to undertake a workbased apprenticeship, please be aware that you will need to be employed in a relevant role in industry and your employer must agree to your training.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Workforce Skills Advisors on 023 8091 1195.

Course Code

AAP012/CY

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
ACY2E Workplace Flexible Flexible Flexible Flexible You may be eligible for fee funding. Please enquire for details --Please call 023 8091 1195 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

Course Notice

Unfortunately this course is now full. Please select another date, if available, or click here to submit an enquiry. By doing so our admissions team can contact you if a place becomes available.