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Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard

What you need to know about the Highfield Level 3 End-Point Assessment for Early Years Educator


Who is this standard for?

Early years educators (EYE) are highly trained professionals who work in a range of settings including full day care, children’s centres, pre-schools, reception classes and as childminders. An early years educator plans and supervises child initiated and adult led activities which are based around the needs and interests of each individual child. They have key person responsibility to help ensure each child feels safe and secure. They work in partnership with other colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of each child.

Programme Structure

This is a level 3 apprenticeship standard that has a typical duration of 18 months. Apprentices will be placed in a suitable role and supported by a tutor to achieve Level 2 maths and English, the Level 3 Early Years Educator Qualification and a first aid qualification in line with the requirements of the EYFS framework.

Assessment Plan 

Apprentices will be assessed against ST0135/AP04.

End-Point Assessment methods

·          - Knowledge Test

·          - Professional Discussion underpinned by the Portfolio of Evidence

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