This occupation is found in a range of settings, the broad purpose of the
occupation is to be a proactive and influential practitioner, working directly with
children, skilfully leading day to day practice at an operational level. As active
practitioners they are effective role models of play based learning, supporting
others to develop their own practice. In their daily work, an employee in this
occupation interacts with children aged birth to eight years, families, practitioners,
other professionals and appropriate agencies.
L5 NCFE Diploma For The Early Years Senior Practitioner:
The aim of the Level 5 Diploma for the Early Years Senior Practitioner
qualification is to support leadership and management skills in early years and
the knowledge and skills relating to the early years practice.
The Early Years Senior Practitioner will be a positive role model for the team.
Through clear leadership and effective management, the Senior Practitioner will
support and promote best practice within legislative requirements to enable
Apprentices without English and Maths at Level 2 must achieve these prior to taking the End Point Assessment.
Typically 24 months