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Childcare Apprentice Level 2 Twin Oaks

Working towards a level 2 qualification (Early Years Practitioner) at Poole College and gaining work based experience at this setting. You will learn how a childcare setting runs day to day and build your skills and responsibilities throughout this placement.

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Closing date: 01 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

    Min 30 hours in the workplace and up to 40 hours per week. Your college day will be approx. 7 hours a week on top of this. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Dates are approximate. 

Duties will include:

  • Adhere to health & safety and safeguarding training 
  • Assist the nursery Manager or room leader in daily tasks
  • Help to plan and carry out activities with the children such as outdoor play, reading, arts and craft and ensure they are encouraged to learn and develop
  • Attend staff meetings and assessments when required
  • Maintain a professional standard around the children, parents and other staff members
  • Use initiative and be able to ask for help when needed
  • Work well with the other team members
  • Be mature, polite and approachable at all times
  • Complete additional training where required 



Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communicator, with attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn 

Desired qualifications

Maths and English grade D/2 or equivalent and above or Functional Skills level 1 completed.

Future prospects

Could lead to a level 3 apprenticeship or full time role.

Things to consider

You will have a phone interview with the college and employer interview.

About the employer

Twin Oaks Pre School is a  children's education centre based in Waterloo Estate. We provide an exceptional early start to give your child the essential helping hand through arguably the most important stage of their life, allowing them to get ready for primary education no matter where they go.


Twin Oaks


Kitchener Crescent


BH17 7HX

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bournemouth & Poole College


Claire Clark 01202 205831

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

One day a week during term time you will attend Poole College for practical and theory based lessons. You will also have assessments at work and complete an online portfolio of work. 

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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