Early Years Practitioner Level 2
What is an Early Years Practitioner?
The broad purpose of the occupation is to work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis supporting
the planning 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 for children under the
guidance and supervision of an Early Years Educator, teacher or other suitably qualified professional.
This occupation is found in a range of private and public settings including; schools, full day care,
children’s centres, pre-schools, reception classes, playgroups, nursery schools, home-based provision,
hospitals, social care settings and out of school environments.
Who is the apprenticeship aimed at?
Teaching Assistants who may wish to specialise in Birth to 5 education.
Any new members of staff who wishes to work within Early Year’s provision.
Details of the apprenticeship:
Apprentices will demonstrate the core knowledge, skills and behaviours to be fully competent as an EYP in a variety of settings.
The apprenticeship will typically take 12 to 18 months to complete
The main programme is delivered by our team of experts, through group and one-to-one sessions
This apprenticeship standard also includes a BTEC Diploma Level 2 for EYP