Course Overview

Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to learn and train in your chosen career as well as earning a regular pay packet. You will be given first-hand experience and learn the majority of the skills needed on the job, whilst also completing off-the-job training within College.

This course will guide and assess your development of knowledge and practical skills within the work place, relating to children and young people. You will be assessed on a portfolio of evidence that supports your ability and competency to work with children and young people. You will also undertake a Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid.

Nurseries provide practical experience leading towards an Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship in Children and Young People's Workforce through City & Guilds.

Course Structure

The Apprenticeship covers:

  • Introduction to Duty of Care for Health, Social Care or Children & Young People's Settings
  • Understand Child & Young Person Development
  • Understand How to Safeguard the Welfare of Children & Young People
  • Understand How to Support Positive Outcomes for Children & Young People
  • Understand the Speech, Language & Communication Needs of Children & Young People With Behavioural, Social or Emotional Difficulties
  • Understand the Needs of Children & Young People Who Are Vulnerable & Experiencing Poverty and Disadvantage

You may also be required to study Functional Skills at City Training Services.

Entry Requirements

Level 2: GCSE Mathematics and English at Grade A*-E or Entry 3 on the Literacy and Numeracy BKSB screening.

Level 3: GCSE Mathematics and English at Grade A*-C or Level 1 on the Literacy and Numeracy BKSB screening.

It is a requirement that you undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at Grade A*-C in these subjects when you commence your course.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Tel: 01274 433043
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 433246.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 438999
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our FE Registry team.
Tel: 01274 433172
Email: [email protected].