Level 4 Early Years Intervention
Level 4 Early Intervention Practitioner
Childcare Apprenticeship Course
The Level 4 – Early Intervention Practitioner course has been designed by our trainer coaches to provide you with experience on giving support to children or young people. We offer a ground-breaking curriculum, inspiring and engaging teaching methods, and supports research that looks to influence practices, policies, and debate.
Our learners will develop and use skills of leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection as they complete the qualification through work-based learning opportunities.
What does the qualification cover?
The content covers the following areas:
- enabling children to learn
- promoting health and wellbeing
- special educational needs
- working with families implementing change
Who is it suitable for?
Suitable for learners aged 18 and over, who are currently employed as an early years Level 3 practitioner.
It would suit learners who are looking to develop leadership and specialist skills for use in their current role, or in preparation to take on a specialist role such as a Special Educational Needs Coordinator or a Physical Activity and Nutrition Coordinator.
It would also suit learners who want to progress to further learning to take on a position of leadership within the setting.
What are the entry requirements?
Learners must be 18 plus and hold a full Level 3 Early Years/Childcare qualification.
How is it assessed?
Internal assessment approach: work-based portfolio of evidence arranged to reflect application of theoretical knowledge in practice with clear expectations of engagement with statutory frameworks.
Do you need to be working to take this qualification?
This is a work-based qualification. Learners must be employed in an Early Years setting at Level 3 to complete this qualification.
How long does it take to complete?
Learners can usually complete this qualification within 12 months.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
Level 5 qualifications such as the Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services.
This qualification will prepare learners for study at a higher level, for example a Foundation Degree in Early Years.
Although the qualification will not be eligible for UCAS points, it could provide evidence for a personal statement to enable mature students to enter Higher Education.