Become a Teacher Training School Become an EY Apprenticeship Setting


Step 1: Check your eligibility


To be eligible to train as an apprentice, you must:

  • Be aged 16 or over, there is no upper age limit

  • Be a British citizen or resident in the UK for at least 3yrs with the right to work

Other criteria:

  • It is expected you will have achieved relevant level 2 qualifications
  • It is preferable that you have already achieved GCSE grade 4 / 5 in both English and Maths, if not, then to start the course you must achieve an initial assessment of at least Entry Level 3 in both English and Maths.

  • You will need to hold a satisfactory enhanced DBS.


Step 2: Seek support from your school or setting.


If you're already working in a school or setting, then ask them to support you application. 


If you are not working in a school or setting, then you can still apply for one of our training courses.  


Step 3: Apply for a course


Below, you can select and apply for one of our apprenticeship course subjects.

You must apply for our courses directly through our SCITT website. 


Starting September 2024, our apprenticeship offers consist of Level 2 – Early Years Practitioner (Intermediate Apprenticeship) and Level 3 – Early Years Educator (Advance Apprenticeship). 


Please select from the options below to be redirected to the application page.



Early Years Practitioner

Early Years Educator




Further Support


If you would like to get in touch with us here at Bradford Birth to 19, you have several options. All enquiries will be directed to the appropriate person.


Our direct line phone number is: 01274 494898

Our reception phone number is: 01274 543282


Our email address is:


We are located at: Washington Street, Girlington, Bradford, BD8 9QW

Or if you want to send us an email, you can use the contact form

Apply now to become a Primary or Secondary School Teacher