Childcare

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Summary

This apprenticeship is all about providing additional support in the classroom for maths, English and ICT. You will earn as you learn, working alongside teachers, carrying out various duties, working with small groups of children or individuals allowing the teacher to concentrate on teaching the class. You may be able to specialise in areas like music or special needs.

Description

The apprentice is based be in the workplace most of the time, earning a wage and gaining practical skills and experience. Attendance at college on a day release, improving theoretical knowledge and gaining additional skills. In addition, the apprentice will work towards achieving Functional Skills at level 2 in maths, English and ICT. The apprentice will work under the close supervision of a class teacher and will be supervising lessons and helping in the classroom. Depending on the teacher and the class subject, the apprentice may have the opportunity of supervising arts and crafts activities, helping with outings, or reading to the class. On the advanced apprenticeship, they will have some responsibility, will help plan, carry out and evaluate a wide range of learning activities, and will work alone with individuals and groups of students.

Key Areas

  • Support children in their personalised learning through play both inside and outside
  • Enabling a learning environment
  • Behaviour management of children
  • Safeguarding
  • Developing and stimulating a child’s learning

Entry Criteria

As an Apprenticeship is a job, they each have different entry requirements. To be able to apply for an Apprenticeship, you must be ready to start work immediately. This means if you are still in Year 11 you must wait until you have completed school before applying as all vacancies are for immediate starts - just like a real job vacancy. To see our current vacancies please see our apprenticeship vacancies page on our website.

GCSE maths and English A-C are desirable

What Next

Following the level 3 Apprenticeship, you may be able to continue working for your employer, or seek other employment opportunities within the childcare profession. You may also be able to progress to a higher education course in a related subject.


Course options

  • 2019/20 Full Time Day

    Provider

    South & City College Birmingham

    Location

    Hall Green Campus, Bournville Campus


    Mode of attendance

    2019/20 Full Time Day

    Days

    Please contact the college for days of the week

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    16-18 Throughout the Academic Year | 2019/20 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
    19-23 (no level 3 qualification) Throughout the Academic Year | 2019/20 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
    19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) Throughout the Academic Year | 2019/20 £0 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
    24+ Throughout the Academic Year | 2019/20 £0 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees
    - - - - - 0.00

    Leisure Program Fees Further Information International Comments
    0.00 - -
    To apply for this option, click here:
    Or click here to enquire:

    Other Options:

  • 2018/19 Full Time Day

    Provider

    South & City College Birmingham

    Location

    Hall Green Campus, Bournville Campus


    Mode of attendance

    2018/19 Full Time Day

    Days

    Please contact the college for days of the week

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    16-18 Throughout the Academic Year | 2018/19 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
    19-23 (no level 3 qualification) Throughout the Academic Year | 2018/19 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
    19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) Throughout the Academic Year | 2018/19 £0 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
    24+ Throughout the Academic Year | 2018/19 £0 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees
    - - - - - 0.00

    Leisure Program Fees Further Information International Comments
    0.00 - -
    To apply for this option, click here:
    Or click here to enquire:

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