You will be able to demonstrate the specialist knowledge and skills you have developed such as:
- Safeguarding children
- Supporting developmental, educational and recreational needs
- Working with families
- Mentoring colleagues.
You will learn on the job in the work environment or a realistic workplace based learning environment.
You will gather a portfolio of evidence to meet the criteria of the qualification.
Which level is right for me?
You are working, or hoping to work, in a supporting role as a nursery assistant, crèche worker, special educational needs assistant. You have some relevant knowledge and skills, usually from a role where you've been supervised.
You are working as a childminder, day care supervisor, SureStart worker or community nursery nurse and have a great deal of technical skills and knowledge. You work with minimum supervision, or maybe as a supervisor.