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Oyin - Level 3 Early Years Educator - Case study
Hear all about Oyin's experience during her Level 3 Apprenticeship with us and how this has had an impact on her childcare career journey...
How Best Can Early Years Leaders Support Their Apprentices? – An Assessors Point Of View.
Roxy Sachdev – Swift Apprenticeships Over the years the way that we think about and look after our students and apprentices has changed.
What is End Point Assessment (EPA)?
Coming to the end of your apprenticeship and unsure of what to expect at EPA stage, here’s some points you should take note of.
Sinead - Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprentice - Case Study
An apprenticeship isn't just for those who are new to the sector. Hear from Sinead who was recommended to us by her employer to upskill.
Swift Childcare Apprenticeships: Our Success
We are proud to have made such a positive impact in the Early Years sector.
Just 4 weeks into their apprenticeship and our Level 2 Birmingham learners are showing great progress! Have a read to see what they had to say about their experience with Swift so far.
Maximising Your Apprentice's Potential: Proven Strategies for Ofsted Success
It's important that nursery managers and owners don't forget about their apprentices in the run-up to an Ofsted inspection. Here are some things to keep in mind.
Feedback 🗣 (January - March 2023)
We have had some great feedback from our learners and nurseries recently, have a read to find out what they’ve said about us!
National Minimum Wage Increase - April 2023
The National Minimum wage for apprentices has increased, has this change affected you? Read more about our apprenticeships and what career paths could be in store for you!
From School to the Working World
A Guide for School Leavers, First-Time Job Seekers, and Teenagers
A day in the life of Swift Childcare apprentices
Click here to read our Level 2 apprentices describe a typical day in their lives.
Boost the Quality of Early Years Care and Education: Insights from the Ofsted Annual Report
It's that time of the year...The annual Ofsted report on Education and Children's Services has released. Here's some key takeaways from this years report.
How to access the Government gateway for Early Years funding
Get Ahead of the Game: A Guide for Nursery Managers and Owners on the Upcoming Changes to Accessing Apprenticeships and Funding via GOV.UK One Login
Feedback from Tender Years Nursery
Lisa from Tender Years Nursery sent us with some wonderful comments regarding two of our learners who work with them. Click here to learn more.
6 Updates to Apprenticeships Employers Should Know!
Wondering what has changed in the August update to apprenticeship funding? Unsure about how the changes affect you? We're here to help.
We are only as good as what our learners say!
What to do if you don't get your GCSE grades
The GCSE results are out, and you've probably got a few questions. If you don't get the grades you want, here's what to do next.
The 10 Advantages of Childcare Apprenticeships Over Further Education
There are many advantages of opting for a childcare apprenticeship over further education, this blog explores these advantages in more detail.
Why other nurseries hire better apprentices! What can you do to find a great apprentice?
Hear from our Key Development Principal on how an apprentice can benefit your setting.
Can we solve the Nursery Staff crisis?
The nursery staff crisis is one that has been brewing for years. What are the causes and how can we solve them?
Sumaya - Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprentice - Case Study
We have had incredible success with a learner who was referred to us by their careers manager at Sixth Form read more about Sumaya's experience with us here.
Keyleigh - Level 2 & 3 Childcare Apprentice - Case Study
We had a catch-up with one of our past apprentices who had a great journey with us. We spoke about how she found her apprenticeship and used it as a stepping stone to progress in her career.
Mohammad - Careers Manager - Case Study
We have had incredible success with a careers manager at a Sixth Form who has referred their student to us. Read more about Mohammad's experience with us here.
Feedback from a learner 🗣
One of our apprentices provided us with some amazing feedback on her journey with Swift so far.
Elisha Level 2 Learner - Success Story 🎉
Well done to one of our Swifters for achieving their Level 2 Early Years Practitioner qualification
Swift Childcare are rapidly expanding, read more to find out exclusive information on our upcoming updates.
Mental Health in the Early Years sector
Staff mental health and wellbeing in the Early Years sector remains a significant concern. We are here to deliver a good quality of care and education to support our apprentices.
Millie's Mark and Swift Childcare
Learn a bit more about what Millie's Mark is and their influence as well as some great news for Swift.
Recruitment and Retention in Early Years
These statistics highlight the importance of the work we do through our childcare apprenticeships by recruiting and upskilling your staff.
Meeting our Employers - National Apprenticeship Week 2022
Our team visited 3 of our nurseries down in London on Friday the 11th of February 2022. Here's my experience as a Digital Marketing Apprentice!
Emma from Little Ripley and Jack from The Nest - Level 3 Early Years Practitioner
Let's have a look at what some of our Level 3's feel about the support that Swift offer
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