To be eligible for funding for courses you must be over 19 years of age as at 31st August 2023 and not be an apprentice, further eligibility may be linked to where you live and we will check that at enrolment stage and may contact you for further information or refer you to alternative provision.
Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement to show competence in both knowledge and skills. We recommend learners complete 250 placement hours whilst undertaking this qualification.
Placement opportunity must allow for skills application with babies and young children sufficient to meet the assessment criteria for the qualification.
Learners are responsible for any costs associated with appropriate CRB checks.
Learners must complete the introduction to working in schools course before starting this qualification.