Childcare

Our Childcare qualifications are designed for those who require, and are looking to complete, the mandatory qualifications to work within the Childcare sector: whether you’re already working in the field or are keen to start your career.

Example job roles: Careers Advisor, Youth Worker, SupportWorker, Family Support, Citizens Advice, Tenancy Officer, WorkforceDevelopment, Community Support, Case Worker, Housing Officer or Debt Advisor.Fully funded training in your workplace.

About the course

Our Childcare qualifications are suitable for those working within either a nursery or childcare setting or those who are a registered childminder.

What you'll learn

Our Childcare Apprenticeships combines key elements - the‘Core’ which provides the theoretical knowledge key to working in the sector, followed by ‘Practice’ which will be assessed in the workplace.You’ll learn the foundational knowledge required to work within childcare and have the opportunity to specialise, or pursue your interests through the optional module choices you choose to make.

After you’ve completed your course

You will receive a certificate as proof of your newly gained qualification and will be invited to attend Educ8’s Gradu8 ceremony, where you will get the chance to celebrate your fantastic achievement!  

Level:  2
Duration: 15 months
Lessons: 
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This is an entry level qualification for those taking their first steps in a career in the Child Care Sector
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Level:  3
Duration: 18 months
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This qualification allows learners to develop the knowledge and skills required for employment
and/or career progression in the Child Care Sector
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Level:  4 Professional Practice
Duration: 15 months
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This is an advanced qualification aimed at professional Child Care workers
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Suite of Leadership and Management qualifications in Childcare
Duration: Will depend on the Level you are working towards
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This is an advanced qualification aimed at professional Child Care workers
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Progress for Success

Are you working between 10 and 16 hours within the Childcare and Play sector?

Would you like training to be able to progress in your career?

Educ8 have designed a bespoke digital learning platform whereby the Level 3 Award in Transition to Playwork (From Early Years) can be delivered 100% remotely over a 4 month period.

Our exclusive moodle provides the structure and learning content to complete the two assignments required to achieve the Award:

In addition to our Moodle, our learners will receive regular one to one reviews from their sector specialist to enhance the teaching and ensure the support is accessible and personalised.

Partnership with PACEY

Who are PACEY?

PACEY is the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years. A charity, formed in 1977, they are dedicated to supporting everyone working in childcare and early years. PACEY Cymru supports people who work with and look after children in Wales.

PACEY Cymru is supporting Educ8 learners to achieve home-based childcare units of the Level 3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development (Practice) qualification.

More information can be downloaded here
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Early Years Wales Member

Who are Early Years Wales?

Early Years Wales' main activity is to enhance the development and education of pre-school children in Wales by encouraging parents to understand and provide for their needs through high quality pre-school provision and childcare. Supporting all pre-school children, their families and Early Years providers to give every child across Wales the best start in life.

More information can be found here
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"I’ve been using Educ8 as my preferred training provider for many years now and have absolutely no reason whatsoever to ever go elsewhere. The quality of their Child Care training is superb and the customer service they offer is brilliant. I wouldn’t go anywhere else for support with training and recruitment, they’re just fab!."

Jenine Gill

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