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Nursery Practitioner's Apprenticeship Trinity Day Care

A basic understanding of children's development, their needs and the provision of positive play. An awareness of health and safety issues relating to the provision of play. An ability to carry out physical duties to include lifting babies and children, housekeeping tasks and setting up the learning environment.

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Closing date: 28 Jan 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 arranged

    Total hours per week: 20.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

  • As an Apprentice you will provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for the children attending our setting.
  • Our ideal candidate will be outgoing, positive, and enthusiastic with a passion for child development.
  • You will be able to use your initiative when engaging with the children to ensure their needs and requirements are met and they feel comfortable throughout the day.
  • You will interact with parents/carers of the children daily therefore you will need to be confident and have excellent communication skills.
  • Empathy and understanding of children under five.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills with children and parents.
  • Ability to write reports and keep clear and accurate records.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Administrative and basic IT skills
  • Calm and caring nature
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • An ability to work on own initiative.
  • To possess a reasonable standard of literacy and the ability to write observations, reports as appropriate.
  • A willingness to learn the policies and procedures and to abide by the staff rules.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • To demonstrate that you can read effectively and are able to communicate clearly and accurately in spoken and
  • written standard English
  • Relevant skills for working with groups of children aged 0-5 years
  • Experience working with SEN children

Personal qualities

  • Reliable, enthusiastic, and flexible
  • A commitment to quality in all areas, with a high level of motivation and enthusiasm
  • Able to perform under stress
  • A creative thinker

Desired qualifications

  • To be qualified to start a level 2 qualification in Children and Young Peoples Workforce or equivalent
  • To hold or be able to achieve English and mathematics GCSEs at level C/4 or above or equivalent 

Future prospects

Possibility of gaining a full time working contract upon successful completion of apprenticeship programme. 

Things to consider

  • Two satisfactory relevant references
  • Satisfactory DBS disclosure check

About the employer

All children deserve a good start in life and we try to do everything we can to support both you and your child. Good quality child care prepares children for the challenges ahead, helping them to develop good social skills, a curious mind, and the ability to tackle problems creatively and constructively. 

We provide a caring, stimulating environment where your child will be cared for by an experienced, well trained and dedicated staff team. We will provide a smooth transition for your child between the intimacy of your home environment and the demands and complexities of school life. Most importantly we will work with you to make this a creative and happy time.


Trinity Day Care


Trinity Community Centre

East Avenue


E12 6SG

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Training provider

Education and Skills

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Education and Skills


Steph Jones

Entry Requirements:
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 qualification.

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for The Early Years Workforce:
The Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.

This qualification is structured around the following four themes:

  • Health and well-being.
  • Legislation, frameworks and professional practice.
  • Play, development and learning for school readiness.
  • Professional development.


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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