The purpose of the level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship is to support individuals who work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities, purposeful play opportunities, and educational programmes within the ethos of the setting. An EYP works as part of a professional team ensuring the welfare and care of children under the guidance and supervision of an Early Years Educator, teacher, or other suitably qualified professional in the Early Years Workforce.

The purpose of the level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship is to support individuals who work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities, purposeful play opportunities, and educational programmes within the ethos of the setting. An EYP works as part of a professional team ensuring the welfare and care of children under the guidance and supervision of an Early Years Educator, teacher, or other suitably qualified professional in the Early Years Workforce.

The purpose of the level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship is to support individuals who work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities, purposeful play opportunities, and educational programmes within the ethos of the setting. An EYP works as part of a professional team ensuring the welfare and care of children under the guidance and supervision of an Early Years Educator, teacher, or other suitably qualified professional in the Early Years Workforce.

The level 2 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development Apprenticeship is for people who work with children (and their families) in settings or services where the main purpose is care, learning and development, for example, nurseries, daycare, creches, childminders and Cylchoedd Meithrin (Welsh medium nurseries). 

The L2 Foundation Apprenticeship in Playwork is primarily aimed at 16–25-year-olds, who want to start a career in the Playwork sector but could also be suitable for individuals already working in the sector who are looking to gain qualifications and skills, or to organisations already involved in the sector looking to develop and upskill their staff to deliver a quality service to children and young people.

The L3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development Apprenticeship is for people who work with children (and their families) in settings or services where the main purpose is care, learning and development, for example, nurseries, daycare, creches, childminders and Cylchoedd Meithrin (Welsh medium nurseries). It is suitable for people wishing to join the sector and those already working in it who wish to become occupationally competent.

The L3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Playwork is designed to give you the skills, knowledge and competence required for a career in playwork. You'll gain the skills to communicate effectively with young people and to help their development through play.

Apprentices undertaking the L3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship will learn, develop, and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the Early Years sector. Early Years Educators, and other job roles such as nursery nurses 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. 

Apprentices undertaking the L3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship will learn, develop, and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the Early Years sector. Early Years Educators, and other job roles such as nursery nurses 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. 

Apprentices undertaking the L3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship will learn, develop, and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the Early Years sector. Early Years Educators, and other job roles such as nursery nurses 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. 

Apprentices undertaking the L3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship will learn, develop, and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the Early Years sector. Early Years Educators, and other job roles such as nursery nurses 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. 

This L3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification has been designed to meet the needs of learners supporting children and young people in schools. The course will develop your knowledge and understanding and is suitable for those seeking a role in school as well as those already employed.

The aim of the City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Transition to Playwork is to provide learners who have experience and who are qualified at level 3 in working with children, with an understanding of the Playwork Principles and theories that underpin playwork practice.

The Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in CCPLD qualification is designed for learners to develop the key knowledge and understanding that underpins leadership and management in the Children’s Care, Play, Learning, and Development sector.

The Level 4 Professional Practice qualification aims to develop the knowledge, understanding, behaviours, and skills that underpin professional practice within the children’s care, play, learning, and development sector.

A level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner is found in a range of settings which can include day nurseries, playgroups, nursery schools, pre-schools, kindergartens, primary schools, hospitals, social care settings, out-of-school environments, and local authority provision. The broad purpose of an Early Years Lead Practitioner is to be a proactive and influential practitioner, working directly with children, and skilfully leading day-to-day practice at an operational level. 

A level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner is found in a range of settings which can include day nurseries, playgroups, nursery schools, pre-schools, kindergartens, primary schools, hospitals, social care settings, out-of-school environments, and local authority provision. The broad purpose of an Early Years Lead Practitioner is to be a proactive and influential practitioner, working directly with children, and skilfully leading day-to-day practice at an operational level. 

The Level 5 Leadership and Management qualification is designed for learners to develop the key knowledge and understanding that underpins leadership and management in the Children’s Care, Play, Learning, and Development sector.