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Apprentice Nursery Nurse Cottage Nursery

Candidates will be trained up in all aspects of the Childcare Level 2 standard qualification whilst employed in this busy setting. Candidates will be trained up in-house as well as attending a Training Centre in Liverpool.

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Closing date: 06 Nov 2022

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

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Apprentice Nursery Nurse is required to work in this large nursery based in Gateacre. Cottage Nursery is a high profile busy private day nursery.

You will be involved in all daily nursery activities including:

  • Caring for the children throughout the different room ages
  • Playing, reading, and interacting with the children
  • Participating in all aspects of children’s care and hygiene
  • Planning activities
  • Communicating with children and parents

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Smart, clean, and presentable
  • Full training is provided in this role to the right candidate
  • Candidates must be keen and committed to a career in childcare
  • Able to work with children and communicate with staff, children, and parents at all levels

Desired qualifications

No formal qualifications required but must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Future prospects

Good prospects and full-time positions are available to the right candidate upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This is a very hard and busy job role so you must be fully committed to undertaking this role for the next 12 months in order to qualify as a level 2 Nursery Assistant.

You will be required to work various shift patterns whilst working in this nursery.

About the employer

Large Gateacre based private day nursery, who have 42 children registered with them currently and provide day care to these children from the ages of 3 months to 5 years (pre-school).


Cottage Nursery


Smithy Cottage

Cuckoo Lane


L25 3PL

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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:

  • Technical Certificate
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Employee Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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