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Apprenticeships at L&F

Early Years Educator Level 3


Course Summary

Early Years Educators, and other job roles such as nursery nurse and childminders, are highly trained professionals who play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. They work in a range of settings including full day care, children’s centres, pre schools, reception classes and as childminders. They may either be working on their own or supervising others to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by Government for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old.

Desired Skills

  • Able to respond to accidents, injuries and emergency situations

  • Support children’s group learning and socialisation

  • Identify the needs, interests and stages of development of individual children

  • Plan and carry out physical care routines suitable to the age

  • Maintain accurate and coherent records and reports


Early Years Educator Level 3

Functional Skills English and Maths (if required)

Course Duration

18 Months 


National Apprenticeship Wage of £4.30


Having successfully completed this qualification, learners will have the opportunity to progress to the following:​​

  • Full time position for the right candidate

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