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Early Years Practitioner Level 2

Details of standard

CMN has collaborated extensively with the Early Years Sector specialists TLC to develop the current delivery model of the Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship, designed by TLC in partnership with the childcare industry.

Having drawn extensively upon the expertise provided by TLC, in their position at the heart of the childcare sector, CMN is able to deliver this Apprenticeship standard.

Occupational profile

An Early Years Practitioner works as part of a professional team ensuring the welfare and care for children under the guidance and supervision of an Early Years Educator, teacher or other suitably qualified professional the Early Years Workforce.


The apprenticeship will typically take 12 months to complete.


This apprenticeship standard is at Level 2.

Mandatory Qualifications

If Level 1 English and Maths have not already been achieved, these will be studied alongside the main Apprenticeship and must be completed before taking the EPA.

Knowledge and Skills – Holistic development, impact, safeguarding, Health and safety, dietary guidance, communication and much more

Behaviours – care and compassion, honesty, trust, positive work ethic, commitment and professional practice.

A Personal Development Programme will also be undertaken.

Career progression

Progression onto higher level Early Years training is available.

To sign up for the Early Years Apprenticeship, contact CMN on

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