Childcare Apprenticeship Happitots

Happitots Day Nursery based in Sale, are looking to take on an enthusiastic Childcare Apprentice in the busy nursery.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Happitots Day Nursery based in Sale are looking to take on an enthusiastic Childcare Apprentice in the busy nursery. Full Training to be provided. To work as an apprentice nursery assistant in a children's day nursery.

The role will include:

  • Working with children under 5 in their earliest years. To help ensure the safety and security of children in the setting whilst promoting the children's learning and enjoyment through planned play experiences.
  • Supporting children's care routines such as meal and sleep times, helping to prepare, carry out and clear away a wide range of childcare activities from outdoor play to creative activities and reading stories.
  • To supervise and support children's play extending their interests ensuring they feel safe and secure at all times.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Committed.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Reliable.
  • Able to communicate well with children and adults.
  • Able to work as an effective team member.

Personal qualities

  • Caring.
  • Nurturing.
  • Patient.
  • Good communication skills.

Qualifications required

  • Ideally GCSEs (or equivalent) grade C or above, or willing to upskill.

Future prospects

You could progress onto Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.

Things to consider

Please check public transport routes: Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Private Day Nursery caring for children aged 0-5 years. It is our philosophy to provide an environment for children where they feel secure, happy and cared for. With this in place, children will be able to develop and learn at their own pace, supported by adults who understand the importance of allowing children to be children.




152 Broad Road


M33 2FY

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Functional Skills Application of Number & Communication Level 1
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Full on the job training

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017