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Childcare Apprentice Little Rainbows

Candidate will be employed by the nursery and will work 4.5 days a week in the setting covering rotating shift patterns between 08:00 and 18:00. Candidates will attend a training centre in Liverpool City Centre to cover the off the job elements of the program for a half day release.

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Closing date: 27 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    You will be covering the rotating shift patterns, 08:00 - 16:00, 09:00 - 17:00 or 10:00 - 18:00, days TBC.

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Sep 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Intermediate Childcare Apprentice required for this busy nursery based in Wallasey.

You will work 4.5 days a week in the setting and attend a training centre at a Liverpool City Centre based college for 0.5 days.

Duties will include:

  • Toileting
  • Feeding
  • Selecting books and telling stories
  • Planning activities
  • Doing risk assessments
  • Safeguarding children
  • Communicating with staff and parents

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Must have a passion and desire to work with children

Personal qualities

  • Smart
  • Presentable
  • Punctual
  • Hardworking

Desired qualifications

No formal qualifications are required but must have a good level of literacy and numeracy skills.

Future prospects

Once qualified at Level 2 candidates can progress to their Level 3 Childcare qualification or a Leadership and supervisory Level 3.

Things to consider

Will be active for most of the day.

About the employer

A purpose-built nursery situated in the centre of Wallasey Village. The setting covers all age groups from babies to toddlers.


Little Rainbows



Wallasey Road


CH44 2AA

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Plus Merseyside


Tracy Galvin 0151 709 6000

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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