Childcare

Working with children is rewarding and very enjoyable. Anyone who works in the sector today must be highly trained and very professional. They also need to have the skills and ability to ensure that all children are cared for to the highest standard.

If you are able to relate to children and young people, have a positive outlook and are able keep cool and calm when things get noisy, then you will enjoy a Childcare Apprenticeship.

A Childcare Apprenticeship will give you a wide range of skills and the knowledge you need to understand and work successfully with young children. This might be as a childminder, nursery nurse or playgroup/crèche assistant.

What will I learn?

You will be able to achieve a Intermediate in Children and Young People’s Workforce.
The mandatory units include:
• Introduction to communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
• Introduction to Personal Development
• Contribute to the Support of Child and Young Person’s Development
• Contribute to the Support to Child and Young Person’s Development
• Support Children and Young People’s Positive Behaviour
• Contribute to the Support of Positive Environments for Children and Young People
• Understand Partnership Working in Services for Children and Young People
• Maintain and Support Relationships with Children and Young People
• Paediatric Emergency First Aid
• Managing Paediatric Illness and Injury
• Introduction to Equality and Inclusion
• Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People
• Contribute to Children and Young People’s Health and Safety

There are a comprehensive list of optional units to suit your job role.

You will also gain:

• Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT at level 1
• Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care and Children and Young People’s Settings
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

You will be able to achieve an Advanced Apprenticeship in the Children and Young People’s Workforce
The mandatory units include:

• Introduction to communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

How will I be trained?

Most of your training will be in your workplace with your employer and your assessor will visit you on a regular basis. The assessor will observe you at work where you will carry out most of your assessments, and you will be supported with assignments and discussions.

What about the future?

Your Apprenticeship will give you a solid foundation on which to build your career.

Why not contact us for more information:

Freephone 0800 783 2545
Email enquiries@pgon.co.uk
Submit our online enquiry form

Childcare Guide

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Case Study

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Charlotte Leech at Croft Day Nursery

Charlotte Leech, 18, is a shining example of how an apprenticeship route has been a worthwhile stepping stone to her future career.

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