About the programme

Key Information

Duration: 20 months (including End Point Assessment)
Course Type: Apprenticeship Standard
Whom is this for?
  • Nursery Worker/Supervisors
  • Nursery Nurses
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Early Years Workers/Assistants
  • Nursery Practitioners
  • Classroom Assistants
  • Care Workers/Assistants
  • Assistant Youth Supporters
  • Community Workers
  • and other similar roles
What will be achieved?
  • Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Learning and Development (Early Years Educator)
  • Level 3 Early Years Educator Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (if no prior exemption)
  • Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid or Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

What will be involved at level 3?
The Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship is made up of several components which develop the practitioner’s knowledge, skills and behaviour.
The programme is spread across 18 months and covers 12 units, with the option to take on extra stretch and challenge units if desired.
Following enrolment and induction, programme units are grouped into 3 themes which complement each other.
These are: health, safety and wellbeing, children’s learning and development and positive environments.


End Point Assessment

After a minimum of 372 days and successful delivery of the programme, the End Point Assessment will take place. The EPA is a synoptic assessment of the knowledge, skills and behaviours that have been developed throughout the apprenticeship.
The EPA for this standard is made up of two assessment methods:

  • Multiple-choice knowledge test

60 minute duration. Grading of pass or fail

  • Professional discussion underpinned by a portfolio

90 minute duration. Grading of pass, fail or distinction To find out more about the End-Point Assessment please call 020 3811 8206 Interested?

Have any questions?

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020 3811 8206

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Why choose us?

Based in London and specialising in work-based training and vocational qualifications, LCMT has a proven track record of successfully delivering innovative training and development.
We are, above all, dedicated to supporting our learners and employers in the achievement of their individual training needs and helping to improve their career and organisational development opportunities.
We offer a comprehensive range of short courses and apprenticeship programmes for employed people across a range of occupational sectors.
London College of Management & Technology is approved by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) as the Prime Provider to deliver UK Government-Approved Apprenticeship programmes.

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