Children’s Care, Learning and Development Apprenticeship

This course is available in Welsh

Course Overview

This two year course will enable you to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding that is required to work in this sector. It covers child development from 0-19 years, but you will need to be working with children in the childcare sector rather than the education sector. You will further develop your occupational competence through attendance and assessment in the workplace. 

Updated November 2018

Entry Requirements

Employment in a relevant childcare setting for a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Course Delivery

Students will attend college for one day release day per week. There is an emphasis on the development of skills, with students undertaking Communications and Numeracy Essential Skills at Level 2 and Digital Literacy at Level 2.

Knowledge assignments are internally assessed. Occupational competence is assessed in placement by an occupationally qualified and competent assessor.

Progression Opportunities

Students could progress to the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children’s Care, Learning and Development (Advanced Practice)

Other options include the Foundation Degree in Care and Support, Early Childhood or Community Work and Employability

Employment opportunities include nursery nurse, nursery assistant, play group assistant and Cylch Meithrin assistant.



Course deliverable in Welsh


Detailed Course Information

Where and when can I study?

Start Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019 | Course Code: C3D777 PTC | Cost: £450

Level 3   Wed   10am-1pm   34 weeks   Tycoch  

An interview is required

Start Date: Thu 19 Sep 2019 | Course Code: C3D777 ETD | Cost: £450

Level 3   Thu   6-9pm   34 Weeks   Tycoch  

An interview is required