LEYF Early Years Apprenticeships

Interested in working in Early Years but not sure where to start?

We run three apprenticeship programmes every year; in March, July, and September. It’s never too late to apply. Many of our apprentices are aged 16 to 18, but you can be an apprentice at any age!


  • At least a Grade C (4 or 5) in GCSE English and Maths OR Level 2 Functional Skills
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and the desire to make a difference to children’s lives
  • A passion for early years education and childcare
  • A can-do attitude
  • Ability to commit for 12-18 months

We can also accept applicants with a minimum Level 1 in childcare who are working towards their Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.


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