Skills Bootcamp Early Years

Job description:

Skills Bootcamp – Early Years at EarlyBirds Nursery Hilltop.

Our Skills Bootcamp, Early Years is a short but compelling course designed to help you boost your skills, land a job, and start making money sooner.

We've teamed up with top employers and local authorities to create this program. When you finish, you'll have a fast track to our Accelerated Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship, cutting down your learning time by up to six months and getting you into your dream job faster. We’ll also provide you with a full and relevant Paediatric First Aid certificate, Makaton and Early Talk Boost training so you’ll be ready to dive straight in.

And the best part? It's completely free, and we'll even assist you with your DBS application! Don't let this amazing chance to acquire valuable skills, accelerate your career, and create a meaningful difference in the lives of young children slip away. Reserve your place today!

ABOUT THE BOOTCAMP

Aspire Training Team are proud to offer an 8 week programme consisting of live online group learning, 1-1 support from a dedicated team of Trainers, weekly placement with a local Early Years setting, Level 1 Makaton training by our experienced Trainer, support with your DBS application and a full and relevant Paediatric First Aid certificate.

Over the course of 8 weeks you will take part in fun learning sessions designed to provide you with an introduction to childcare and help you to understand more about how children learn and develop. You will spend one day a week on a placement with a local Nursery where you get the opportunity to test your practical skills and begin to form relationships with what will hopefully become the setting for your accelerated Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship.

All taught sessions will be online, and you will need to attend an in-person First Aid training day at one of our locations.

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Absolutely free to join: As long as you're 19 or older and meet our criteria, there are no fees whatsoever. And if you advance to our accelerated Level 3 apprenticeship, there's no cost there either.
  • Fast-track your journey: This Skills Bootcamp provides a direct route to our accelerated Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship, saving you up to six months of learning time.
  • Topics covered: Introduction to childcare, promoting healthy lifestyles through exercise, Safeguarding and Health & Safety legislations and guidance, supporting Equality Diversity and Inclusion, an introduction to theorists and philosophical approaches to how children learn and develop, and their influence on practice, plus how to support children transition to school including phonics – Letters and Sounds.
  • CPD Certifications: We offer you the opportunity to complete online courses to support your continuing professional development in Food Hygiene and Food Allergens. You will also complete Level 1 Makaton training.
  • Secure your paediatric first aid certification, crucial for Early Years work. Aspire Training Team will cover the expenses for this.
  • Assistance with your DBS application: We'll take care of the costs and paperwork for your DBS application, allowing you to concentrate on your studies.
  • Tailored assistance: Enjoy personalised support and guidance throughout your course, ensuring you have all the resources and help you need to excel. We will also support by helping with CV-writing and mock-interviews to help you practice and prepare.

ABOUT YOU

All participants are required to undergo a mandatory Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS). Upon enrolment, our team will contact you to arrange this process. Not completing an enhanced DBS check could impact your eligibility to secure a position in an Early Years setting.

Applicants must have at least a Level 2 qualification in English and Maths (equivalent to a GCSE grade C/GCSE grade 4), although we do accept those with a Level 1 qualification (GCSE grade D/GCSE grade 3). However, applicants with a Level 1 qualification in English and Maths must be open to completing a Level 2 Functional Skills qualification as part of the Early Years Educator apprenticeship.

Prior to enrolment, learners will be requested to provide certificates as evidence of their English and Maths proficiency level.

The Skills Bootcamp is open for learners living in Devon and Cornwall only due to the funding offer from the Local Authorities.

Access to an internet connection, a laptop or computer with microphone and camera function are required. The ability to travel to/from a local Early Years setting, as well as to one of the three locations for the First Aid training is essential.

After you have completed this 8 week course, you will head into your accelerated Apprenticeship, where you will complete the remaining 12 months of your Apprenticeship at EarlyBirds Nursery, Hilltop

Established in 2020, EarlyBirds Day Nursery offers all year round childcare and is located in the village of Fremington which is situated between the towns of Barnstaple and Bideford in beautiful North Devon.

​EarlyBirds Day Nursery welcomes children from ages 0-11, here your little ones will learn and play in a warm happy environment, cared for by our friendly, enthusiastic and fully qualified team.

Your roles and responsivities as an Apprentice working towards your level 3 will be;

  • Planning and supporting children with play and their education.  Planning the daily activities.
  • Key member of the team with a number of children allocated under your care.
  • All aspects of personal care including toileting and training.
  • Work in partnership with external agencies.
  • Keep the parents updated with any progress, along with updating the children’s learning journals regularly.
  • Attend parent’s evenings and team meetings.

Hours 

  • You will required to work a minimum of 30 hours and up to 45 hours per week with set hours of 7:00-18:00 and a day off option in the week 

Requirements;

  • To obtain a clear DBS 
  • Have an understanding of safeguarding and keeping children safe knowledge
  • GCSE’s A*-C/4+ in English Language and Maths, or equivalent i.e. functional skills

 

 

 

 

Rate

8 weeks free course

Location

Fremington,
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Job type

  • Part Time
  • Temporary

Hours

30

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Location

Fremington,
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Job type

  • Part Time
  • Temporary

Hours

30

Rate

8 weeks free course

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