Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner Apprenticeship

This programme will develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours of early years practitioners to be proactive and influential.

The learner will be working in a senior role such as Room Leader, Early Years Lead, Deputy Manager or Manager. Undertaking this apprenticeship will develop the practitioner's ability to reflect and build on practice through on-going professional enquiry and action led research.

The early years lead practitioner will promote the health and wellbeing of all children, whilst ensuring compliance with legislation, policies and strategies at natural, local and setting based level. This will be an active and effective key worker, advocating on behalf of the children as well as disseminating best practice and demonstrating practice required of a leader.

The lead practitioner will develop their reflection skills to improve pedagogical practice and initiate personal and team continuous professional development in response to strengths and weaknesses.

Your apprenticeship journey

Months 1 to 5:
- Reflective practice and CPD
- Health and wellbeing of all children
- Health, safety and record keeping

Months 6 to 11:
- Leadership and management
- Child development and theory
- Curriculum and pedagogy

Months 12 to 24:
- Safeguarding
- Equality, diversity, inclusion and SEN
- Partnership working
- Professional development and EPA case study
- Preparation for your End Point Assessment (EPA)

This qualification is delivered by our training provider, The Childcare Company, who can offer this qualification to you with no cost to you with various funding methods available, helping you to make the most of your childcare career.

Funding Methods

This programme is only available as an apprenticeship, which are fully funded and designed to give you the knowledge, skills and behaviours to succeed in a similar role. To enquire about enrolement, contact The Childcare Company by clicking here.