Course details

Course level

Level 4

Course length

2 years

Mode of study

Face to face

Lecture/workshop days - dates/times

Study patterns to fit around the workplace.

Entry requirements

Employment requirements

You must currently be in paid employment of at least 30 hours per week. Your employer will also require you to undertake a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) to prove you are suitable to work with children. 

Academic requirements

Apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking their end point assessment

Fees and funding


The cost of this apprenticeship will normally be in line with the funding band £6,000, but we will consider individual agreements, depending on student numbers and your involvement.

If you pay into the Apprenticeship Levy, this funding will be used. If you are an SME, generous government subsidies are available.


The fees will be paid by your employer.

How to apply

You will need to apply for this apprenticeship through your employer. Your employer can get more information by calling 0800 001 5500 or emailing


Contact us

Apprenticeship Hub +44 (0)800 001 5500