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WMC Childcare Training

Funded Childcare Qualifications

WMC Training is a leading Childcare and Management training provider. All of our training is Nationally Accredited and Childcare industry recognised to give you confidence that you are achieving an unmatched level of education and training to Childcare industry standards.

Government-Funded Childcare Apprenticeships

WMC Training is dedicated to providing high-quality childcare and management training, with a strong focus on Apprenticeships and funded qualifications. Our programmes are designed to meet industry standards, ensuring that you receive the best possible education and training. By partnering with numerous nursery settings, leading franchises like David Lloyd Health Clubs, and the NHS, we offer practical and recognised qualifications that are largely government-funded, helping you achieve your career goals in the childcare sector.


Leading Provider

WMC Training is a top-tier Childcare and Management training provider, offering Nationally Accredited and Childcare industry-recognised training to ensure you receive an exceptional education to industry standards.


Proven Success

With over 4000 students achieving their training and career goals in Childcare through our programmes, our track record demonstrates our commitment to student success.


Extensive Collaborations

We partner with over 400 nursery settings across the UK, including major franchises such as David Lloyd Health Clubs and the NHS, ensuring a wide network and practical training opportunities.


Government Funded Programmes

We offer a comprehensive range of high-quality Cache NCFE and ICQ Accredited programmes for both new and existing staff members, with each course being 95% funded by the UK Government.

The Training

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.

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How Do Courses Work

Learning is conducted within the workplace. Students must 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.

Funding Your Learning

WMC Training is dedicated to providing high-quality childcare and management training, with a strong focus on Apprenticeships and funded qualifications.

Funding Information for Employers

For small to medium sized companies, the current funding rules within England allow for 95% of the course to be funded by the UK Government. Employers are required to pay the remaining 5%.

Support for

Employers are required to provide 20% off the job time to support learning and development and to provide opportunities for additional work experience and activities to support the Apprenticeship program.

Unfunded Options and Payment Plans

If you would like to investigate an unfunded route we have options within our learning Hyb and payment options are available.

Childcare Training Collections

Gain Nationally Accredited and Industry-Recognised Qualifications through Convenient Childcare Training Courses Conducted Directly at Your Workplace. Eligible Employers Can Avail Up to 95% Funding per Candidate.


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Early Years Practitioner

Level 2 Apprenticeship
Early Years Practioner

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About Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship

The Level Two qualification is the first step in the journey for anyone starting out within Childcare. This course is the equivalent to four GCSE’s and provides Students the underpinning skills and knowledge to work effectively and efficiently within the Childcare sector.

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Early Years Educator

Level 3 Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship Overview

About Early Years Educator Apprenticeship

The Level Three Early Years Educator is the equivalent of two A’ Levels and is fully industry recognised when accompanied by GCSE Maths English and Maths, or equivalent. As part of your program you can access the Maths and English qualifications if you need them with no cost.

The Level Three is a 95% funded work-based training programme for Early Years settings. The early Years Level Three award is an industry-leading programme that will deliver the knowledge base alongside the skills and behaviours an apprentice will attain in the workplace. To aid delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by Government for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years olds.

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Early Years Lead Practitioner

Level 5 Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship Overview

About Early Years Lead Practitioner Apprenticeship

This Higher Apprenticeship program is equivalent to a Foundation Degree, or the Higher National Diploma. It is aimed at senior Practitioners who want to develop their Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours to the higher levels. To understand and implement theory and practice within their setting as a leader with deep a deep understanding of all key areas of their setting.

Areas that are Covered

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Room Leader / Manager

Level 3 Apprenticeship
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About Room Leader / Manager Apprenticeship

Developing from an Early Years Educator to Management can be a tricky step. This Management Award is the equivalent of Two A’ Level’s and is aimed at providing first time leaders and Managers the skills they need to manage processes and teams. To create a safe and well run department or room, and to make decisions, delegate and appraise tasks in an efficient way. Students will learn role specific theories and practices, as well as behaviours to create a winning environment for their setting.

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