Advanced Childcare Apprenticeships Qualification (formerly NVQ Level 3 in Childcare)
- Develop your skills and learn new ones
- Covers key work skills such as communication, first aid and employment rights and responsibilities
- Build knowledge through work experience
- Includes the Level 3 Children and Young People’s Workforce qualification and functional skills
To celebrate Christmas, and to help you get a head start on your childcare qualification for the New Year, we are offering a free textbook when you enrol for training this December. See offer page for more details.
Who is this course for?
If you are employed in a childcare setting and have experience within an Early Years environment, this qualification will be ideal. You will be in a great position for this course if you have achieved the Level 2 Childcare Certificate.
If this course doesn’t sound right for you, look at other courses.
How will it help?
By the end of the course, you will be able to demonstrate proficient knowledge and understanding of working with children.
The Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce allows you to supervise other members of staff and work unsupervised with children.
Main subject areas for Level 3 Childcare qualification include:
- Health And Safety
- Equality And Inclusion
- Child Development
- Creative Development
- Personal Development
Studying and assessment
It’s important to us that you are motivated and enthusiastic about your course. Your assessor will provide full support and feedback and visit you on-site so you the workplace observation is in a familiar setting.
You will have access to e-learning tutorials and resources so you’re able to easily fit studying around your work, social and family commitments.
If you’d like to earn while you learn, Level 3 can be taken as an apprenticeship. Childcare apprenticeships are fully funded for learners, meaning that you can develop your career in childcare for free with Parenta Training (subject to conditions. Submission of an application does not imply acceptance by Parenta training, or guarantee funding availability).
How much does the course cost?
Course costs can vary, but funding is available. Visit our childcare course funding page for information on funding options.
The course is made up of 65 credits and should be completed in 18 months.