Early years practitioner (Level 2) qualifications criteria

From 1 September 2019, all level 2 qualifications must meet the level 2 early years practitioner criteria. Awarding organisations are currently developing these qualifications which will be available from 1 September 2019.

Search DfE list of approved early years qualifications that meet the level 2 early years practitioner criteria. The DfE will update this list when new qualifications are added.

If you are undertaking a level 2 qualification please check with the training provider that it meets the criteria and is full and relevant.