Apprenticeship Recruitment Service

WMC Training is a leading Childcare and Management Apprenticeship provider. We work with over 400 nursery settings throughout the UK as well as the largest Franchise in the UK, David Lloyd Health Clubs and the NHS.

Employers are always on the lookout for talented individuals to add value to their setting whilst learning the ropes and becoming qualified.

If you are ready for a new challenge that lets you earn whilst you learn then the Apprenticeship route could be the answer you’ve been looking for.

You will gain real world experience in the sector you love, plus you will gain Nationally Accredited, Sector recognised qualifications delivered by us at the level you need.

We always have live vacancies so please get in touch and we will help you secure the golden opportunity you need.

Please read the information below and then complete a short application.


Courses typically last between one and three years depending upon the level and each course is run is accredited by NCFE Cache and ICQ. This means that your program is Nationally Accredited and institutionally recognised.

How Do Courses Work

Learning is conducted within the workplace. Students will be provided an employer mentor to support the program and are expected to utilise 20% of their work time towards achieving the qualification known as 20% off the job training.

Each program blends theory with work practices and each student is assigned a personal Tutor Assessor who will visit the workplace every six to eight weeks. Further support is offered via online meetings using ‘Go to Meeting or MS Teams, as well as webinars, seminars and study groups.

Where possible, learning days will take place for groups or individuals to undertake teaching and learning sessions and to research and develop within a teaching environment. These sessions can take place on or off site and may take place online if needed. Students and employers are provided access to an e-portfolio system, plus our learning Hyb to submit work, monitor progress and undertake additional CPD to stretch and challenge.

As part of the program students and employers will undertake a series of initial assessments before the program starts to ensure suitability for the program and to ensure the correct level of program is undertaken. Maths and English assessments will be utilised along side proof of prior learning and where required Students will undertake Maths and English Functional Skills qualifications.

Your Learning

You will have a personal Tutor Assessor who will visit you in the workplace, you will also have access to an e-portfolio so that you can submit work and communicate with your Tutor between visits.

Below is a list of courses that might be relevant to you, don’t worry, we will assess your levels of education and past experiences to help you choose which one is most relevant to you.

Plus, courses lead on from one another – so you can work through the levels as you go along your employment journey. You would be shocked at just how many people who start at level two, go on to complete much higher levels within their career.

Some Students have even opened up their own nursery using the qualifications that they gained with us!

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Our Courses

Early Years Educator (L3)

For employees who work and interact directly with children on a day to day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities, purposeful play opportunities and educational programmers within the ethos of the setting. An EYP 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 within the Early Years Workforce.

Qualification Overview
• This qualification will enhance and improve the following behaviours skills and knowledge:
• Work in partnership with other colleagues, parents and/or carers
• Use play to support children to understand and encourage healthy life choices
• Identify issues of safeguarding and child protection
• Carryout self-reflection and use continuous professional development
• Undertake specific tasks related to safety and hygiene
• Contribute to the planning androgenize activities
• Communicate and interact with children to support their learning and development
• Support the completion of accurate and up-to-date records
• Support the well-being of all children including those with additional needs

The Course
This course is 100% work based. Monthly One to one tuition will take place online and, in the workplace. English and Math skills are also included as part of the course package.

Duration And Delivery
This course will take a minimum of 12 months to complete. Delivery will be a mix of e-learning, written assessment, professional discussions, and observations. Learners will complete independent research and apply this to their job role. Learners will complete 20% off the job hours, enabling learners the opportunity to widen their behaviors, skills, and knowledge.

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