Early Years Educator - LMP

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Course overview

Learn to become a highly trained professional who plays a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe

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Apprenticeship level

Level 3 advanced

Typical duration

19 months

Training
method

Blended

Assessment method

Knowledge test

Funding
value

£6,000

EPA
organisation

Active IQ

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

Upon achievement learners will gain their licence to practise and it is intended that learners will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators or progress to higher education

Cache Level 3 Diploma Early Years Educator

Practitioner in day nurseries, Practitioner in nursery schools, Practitioner in reception classes in primary schools or Pre-school worker

Receive 10 certificates typically including Communicating with others at work, Mental health awareness, Understanding stress, ICT for employment, Developing behaviours and attitudes for life and work (essentials)

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

What to expect from LMP Education

  • Dedicated account management and recruitment
  • Leading nationwide apprenticeship training provider
  • Specialists in the education, training and business sectors
  • Delivering vibrant, engaging learning for all learners
  • Blended and remote teaching and learning
  • Tailored learning plans for each individual
  • Experienced tutors and delivery support team
  • Designated safeguarding officers, policies and procedures
Early Years Educator

Programme
Information

  • The expected patterns of children’s development from birth to 5 years, and have an understanding of further development from age 5 to 7.
  • The significance of attachment and how to promote it effectively.
  • A range of underpinning theories and philosophical approaches to how children learn and develop, and their influence on practice.
  • How children’s learning and development can be affected by their stage of development and individual circumstances such as moving school, birth of a sibling, family breakdown and adoption and care.
  • The importance of promoting diversity, equality and inclusion, fully reflecting cultural differences and family circumstances.

  • When a child is in need of additional support such as where a child’s progress is less than expected. How to assess within the current early education curriculum framework using a range of assessment techniques such as practitioners observing children through their day to day interactions and observations shared by parents and/ or carers.
  • The importance of undertaking continued professional development to improve own skills and early years practice.
  • The legal requirements and guidance on health and safety, security, confidentiality of information, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
  • Safeguarding policies and procedures, including child protection, recognise when a child is in danger or at risk of abuse, and know how to act to protect them. Types of abuse include domestic, neglect, physical, emotional and sexual.

  • Provide the very best childcare to every child every day combined with the ability to professionally challenge poor practice.
  • Work effectively with colleagues and other professionals and support the learning and development of others through mentoring and sharing of professional expertise and experience.

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