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Early Years Practitioner Level 2

Duration: 16 Months
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This occupation is found in a range of private and public settings including; full daycare, children’s centres, pre-schools, reception classes, playgroups, nursery schools, home-based provision, hospitals, social care settings, out of school environments and local authority provision to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by the government for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5, in both indoor and outdoor environments.

This level 2 course is for anyone interested in building a career in the children and young people’s workforce. Alternatively, this can also be used for staff who already work in the sector who are looking to develop their skills and gain a recognised qualification.

The level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship qualification confirms competence under supervision in these areas and serves as a progression pathway to the required qualification at level 3.

The duration of this course is 16 months and this includes an End Point Assessment (EPA).

Course details

This course will provide the learner with understanding in multiple areas of childcare including:

  • Early years development of children and young people in communication and personal development
  • How to develop a positive and caring environment for children and young people
  • Build and maintain a relationship withchildren and young people
  • Why health and well-being is importantfor babies and children.
Academic Future
Career Future
  • Nursery Assistant
  • Early Years Educator
  • Creche Assistant
  • Toy Library Worker
  • Care Worker
  • Youth and Community Worker
  • Nanny
  • Assistant Childminder
Additional Information
How is this Apprenticeship delivered?
Entry Requirements

To be suitable for an Intermediate Apprenticeship with Busy Bees Training, you will need:

  • To be willing and able to access a Busy Bees training centre on occasions throughout your course to aid your learning
  • To be able to gain a satisfactory Data Barring Service (DBS)

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 - testimonial
“I’m really enjoying my apprenticeship with Busy Bees Education and Training and I'm getting a valuable insight into childcare.” Lauren - Early Years Practitioner
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Early Years Practitioner Level 2
“I’m really enjoying my apprenticeship with Busy Bees Education and Training and I'm getting a valuable insight into childcare.” Lauren - Early Years Practitioner