New Apprenticeship Update for Early Years Educator – version1.3

From the 1st April this programme has seen some important changes including

-Funding value has increased to £7,000

-Merging of standard and diploma (no separate diploma to be completed)

-EPA requires direct observation (no knowledge test)

-Paediatric 1st aid still included

-Level 2 functional skills to be achieved (English & maths)

Apprentices will interact with children, parents, carers, colleagues, and wider multi-agency professionals such as health visitors, early help services, social workers, and speech and language therapists. This includes supporting children with SEND.

Discover more about the Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship here

To find out more contact our Early Years Apprenticeship team