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What can an Apprenticeship in the Childcare sector offer you?

Childcare Apprenticeships

Chilcare Apprenticeships are an opportunity to work in a caring and positive environment helping the development of young toddlers and children. You will learn skills and techniques that will provide you with a lifelong vocation through the apprenticeship qualification and work experience combined. At Paragon Skills we offer a variety of intermediate and advanced level Childcare Apprenticeships that are nationally recognised Childcare NVQ qualifications. These give great scope for career progression and enable you to choose the learning pathway that is right for you, designed around your skills, interests and experience working in this sector.

APPRENTICESHIPS IN THIS SECTOR

  • Children and Young People’s Workforce Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Would you like to embark on a career working with children or young adults? Enjoy on the job training with Paragon Skills’ intermediate level children and young people’s workforce apprenticeship. Work with industry experts, gaining first-hand knowledge and gaining a valuable insight into the industry.

  • Early Years Educator Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship

    Take your childcare skills to the next level. Give your career prospects a real boost with training on the job to become a qualified nursery supervisor or manager. The early years qualification will help you progress your career, increase your earning capacity and open up a whole new world of exciting possibilities to you.

  • Playwork Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Do you enjoy working with children? Would you like to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience in a playwork environment? Develop the skills you need to become an assistant playworker with a childcare Apprenticeship.

  • Playwork Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship

    Enjoy working with children and keen to progress your career and qualify as a playworker? Enjoy on the job training with Paragon Skills’ advanced level Playwork Apprenticeship. Work with industry experts, gaining first-hand knowledge and gaining a valuable insight into the industry.

  • Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Do you enjoy working with children and would like to play a part in their education and wellbeing? Develop the skills you need to become a teaching assistant. Expand your practical knowledge alongside your teaching skills, to excel in this rewarding industry.

  • Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship

    Do you enjoy working with children and like supporting others in schools? Develop the skills you need to become a specialist teaching assistant. Expand your practical knowledge alongside your teaching skills, to excel in this rewarding industry.

  • Business Administration Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Do you enjoy supporting others in a corporate environment? Are you organised and responsible? Develop the skills you need to become a business & administration assistant with a business course. Expand your practical knowledge alongside your organisational and 'people' skills, to excel in this versatile and fast-paced industry.

  • Business Administration Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship

    Do you enjoy supporting others in a corporate environment? Are you organised and responsible? Develop the skills you need to become a business administrator. Expand your practical knowledge alongside your organisational and 'people' skills, to excel in this versatile and fast-paced industry.

  • Customer Service Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

    Are you a good communicator and love helping people? Develop the skills you need to become a customer service assistant. Expand your practical knowledge alongside your customer service and 'people' skills, to excel in this energetic and fast-paced industry.

  • Customer Service Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship

    Do you enjoy communicating with others and enjoy helping people? Keen to progress your career in customer service? Develop the skills you need to become customer service management. Customer service training with Paragon Skills can help you to reach your potential.

  • Food Production & Cooking Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Enjoy a varied, fast-paced environment? Love working with food and committed to delivering excellent service? Then an Apprenticeship in food production & cooking with Paragon Skills could be for you.

  • Management Apprenticeship Standard - Advanced Level 3

    Ideal for aspiring professionals taking their first step into line management, or for those with some experience of managing a team or project to deliver clearly defined outcomes.

  • Level 4 Business Administration Apprenticeship

    Do you enjoy improving your management skills? Want to progress further with your management career? Develop the skills you need to become higher management. Higher management courses and management training with Paragon Skills can help you to reach your potential.

  • Management & Leadership Higher Apprenticeship Level 5

    The role of an operations manager is vital for ensuring that a strong reputation is maintained in the marketplace. They are a conduit between different departments providing important feedback and communication. In many cases, they are responsible for ensuring that final products meet strict quality standards set by industry regulation.

  • ILM Team Leading Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

    Do you enjoy leading others in a corporate environment? Are you organised and responsible? Develop the skills you need to become a team leader with a business course. Expand your practical knowledge alongside your organisational and 'people' skills, to excel in this versatile and fast-paced industry.

What do you need to succeed in the Childcare sector?

Roles within this sector all have plenty of scope to utilise your caring and nurturing skills. You’ll need to enjoy and understand the importance of childrens’ development, have a calm attitude and be ready for everything that looking after children throws at you!

If you are considering Apprenticeships in this sector, then possessing any or all of these skills and interests will be useful to you:

  • A calm attitude
  • A keen interest in child development
  • The ability to work with all ages
  • Multitasking skills
  • Willingness to learn new skills from others

If I can do it I may inspire [my colleagues] to do a qualification and gain new knowledge too. I feel I am of value to my colleagues and it has built positive working relationships in my setting as I have built new relationships due to more experienced staff supporting me during the qualification.

AGATA KWIATKOWSKA

DOLPHIN DAY CARE CENTRE

Apprenticeships in childcare are just the beginning…

Apprenticeships teach you the skills that you will need for a long and successful career. Skills in childcare at all levels are always going to be in demand and so offer some very positive opportunities for career progression.

This could be anything from progressing to a higher-level Apprenticeship, to progressing into a manager or supervisor position and even opening your own nursery. You could even use it as an entry route to study midwifery or nursing.  Skills in this sector offer a great deal of flexibility in your chosen career.

If you would like to learn more about Apprenticeships in the childcare sector, or to discuss the options available to you, then call Paragon Skills today on 0800 783 2545.