With a Graduate Apprenticeship in Early Learning and Childcare, you can build a rewarding career caring for children. You'll help them become happy, healthy, confident young adults, while you learn new skills and gain a degree.
We've worked with colleges, universities and industry employers to create this qualification. You'll gain the skills and knowledge the industry expects from a graduate - and earn yourself a degree.
You’ll gain a Graduate Apprenticeship BA in Early Learning and Childcare at SCQF Level 9.
A GA is much more than getting a degree. As it’s work-based, you'll also gain a range of useful experience and skills such as:
The key content areas which make up the Early Learning and Childcare: SCQF Level 9 Graduate Apprenticeship are:
Your Graduate Apprenticeship will also help you to develop meta-skills. Employers value these skills, which include:
These skills are crucial for your future life and career as they help you to:
You could find employment in roles such as:
Entry requirements for Graduate Apprenticeships vary by course and institution.
Each vacancy advert tells you what qualifications you need to start the apprenticeship. Or you can contact the university for guidance on entry requirements.
This is a Graduate Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 9 (Ordinary degree level) and will take up to 3 years to complete.
You might complete the apprenticeship in a shorter time. That’s because you might have prior learning or experience that can be taken into consideration. This means you don’t have to repeat some parts of the qualification.