Childcare & Education

Early Years Practitioner - Level 2

Quick information

An Apprenticeship standard designed by employers for employers


Education and Childcare

Who is it for?

School leavers, new recruits and existing staff

Start date



Level 2


12 months

How does it work?

4 days in the workplace and 1 day per week release to attend college delivery which will be a combination of classroom delivery and online learning.


Written assignments, observation by assessor, witness testimonies by colleagues in the setting, professional discussion throughout the duration.


Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Standard.

Additional qualifications

NCFE Cache Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner (603/3723/0)


The apprenticeship will be reviewed after a maximum of 3 years.

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