Online Vocational Qualifications and Apprencticeships

"Achievement rates are Outstanding" – Ofsted 2015 have teamed up with The Childcare Company to deliver professional qualifications and apprenticeships using the award-winning e-portfolio and online learning programme, the Laser® to childcare workers across the UK and internationally.


Full funding is available for courses at Level 2 and 3, and The Childcare Company enrolment team will discuss funding eligibility with each learner.

Apprenticeships and vocational qualifications are accessible to both new and existing staff.

To find out more and request and application form, please email


The Childcare Company FREE apprenticeships recruitment service is utilised by employers throughout the UK, and has provided new staff for nurseries, pre-schools, childminders and after school clubs.

Employers have the opportunity to advertise for apprentices using the National Apprenticeship Service website without having to devote time to the recruitment process. It is of no cost to the employer, and the dedicated Apprenticeship Recruitment Manager will manage each step of the process for you. All you need to do is select your perfect candidate!

Range of courses include:

• Award in preparing to work in home based childcare

• Early Years Educator Levels 2 and 3

• Diploma in Leadership and Management (Level 5)

• Playwork (Level 3)

• Supporting Teaching and Learning (Level 2 and 3)

• Business Administration (Level 2 and 3)

• Customer Services (Level 2 and 3) gold member discount Gold members are eligible for a 10% discount on all of the above qualifications if they are not eligible for funding.

Find out more

For more information about any of the courses that we offer and funding that is available please contact us on 01753 596004 or


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