New apprenticeships standards in Children

The implementation plan for the apprenticeship reforms is well underway and we are working with employer groups to shape assessment plans for the new apprenticeship standards. We are supporting the following employers groups within the Children sector.

The new apprenticeship standards will be applicable in England only.

Early Years

The following standards have been approved and assessment plans still in development:

  • Early Years Educator

The following standards are in development:

  • Assistant Early Years Practitioner
  • Senior Early Years Practitioner
  • Early Years Centre Leader


For a full list of the employer groups we are supporting, visit our new Apprenticeships hub.

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