Early years qualifications

Pre-school graduation ceremony

The Alliance has been a trusted provider of high-quality early years and childcare qualifications for over 30 years.  

We provide online, distance learning, classroom and work-based fully-accredited training opportunities from introductory to advanced levels. 

We deliver training on all aspects of early years provision including regulatory requirements, best practice, preparation for inspection.

And we offer professional development workshops through to full and relevant level 3 qualifications and Apprenticeships.

You can be confident that your training programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills to perform at your best and advance your career as an early years practitioner.

The Alliance has an excellent track record as an early years training provider — Ofsted inspectors observed that Alliance learners improve their employment prospects, develop strong vocational skills and gain confidence with dedicated support from our tutors.

And 93% of our early years learners said they would recommend our training to their friends and family.

Alliance member learners also receive regular discounts on courses.

For information on fees and funding, please contact our training centre team on 01732 363070 or via the web form at the bottom of this page.

We offer

Level 2 Diploma Level 3 EY workforce

Level 3 Home Based Childcare Apprenticeships



Early years career progression map

View the Early Years Careers Progression Map as a PDF

Contact us

Our advisors and tutors are here to help you choose the right training.

Email training@eyalliance.org.uk or call 01732 363070.