Pre-Apprenticeship Childcare
Type of Opportunity:: Education, Traineeship, Work Experience

This programme is an insight to working in childcare, where you will study a childcare qualification, attend work experience, get support with maths and English (where relevant), help with employability skills, and then help into an apprenticeship in childcare if you decide that is what you want. This programme allows you to try the job role out first without having to commit to an apprenticeship. It is for 12 weeks with both practical sessions and virtual classroom sessions.

Application Closing Date: 02-Feb-2024
Open to?: Open to all
Places available : 150
Level of Education required:

No formal qualifications are required, however, you cannot have a level 4 qualification or above (university)

Special Requirements?: 16 Plus, 18 Plus, Can use a computer
Any childcare provisions?: No
Lunch Provided?: No
Refreshments Provided: No
Travel Expenses Paid?: Yes
Additional information:

You will need to be able to access a laptop or computer as the sessions cannot be completed on a mobile phone.
Travel expenses will be paid if you meet the criteria.
We will support you in getting a DBS, ( you cannot have a criminal record)
This can lead into an apprenticeship opportunity.
You cannot have a level 4 qualification or above (university) or already have significant experience working in childcare.
You must have the right to work in the UK.

This is a pre-apprenticeship opportunity for young people to start a career in childcare. It gives an insight to what working in childcare is like, and what an apprenticeship could be for you, without having to be committed to anything long term.
This is a 12 week programme, where you will study childcare, get support with English and maths where necessary, gain valuable work experience in a childcare setting, and get help with employability and digital skills. Once completing the programme if you want an apprenticeship in childcare we will support you into getting one providing you complete the course.
A DBS will be needed and we can arrange that for you while you are on our programme.