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Childcare Apprentice Ducklings

Will be trained up in all aspects of the Early years practitioners award. Will be working in the nursery setting for 4.5 days and will be attending a training centre in Liverpool for half a day for off the job training.

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Closing date: 03 Nov 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


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  • Working week

    Will be working the rotating shift patterns from Monday - Friday: 8.00am - 4.00pm. 9.00am - 5.00pm. 10.00am - 6.00pm. Will work 4.5 days in the setting and will attend a training centre for half a day.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Planning activities
  • Safeguarding children
  • Reading stories
  • Toiletting
  • Feeding
  • Doing risk assessments

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Smart and presentable
  • A passion and desire to work with children
  • Hardworking

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

  • Once Level 2 qualification is achieved candidates can progress onto Level 3 Childcare or Leadership and supervision Level 3

Things to consider

  • This is an active role, that can be quite strenuous

About the employer

Opened in 2004 and rated good by Ofsted, Liverpool is registered for 26 children, Ducklings in Liverpool provides intimate home from home care and is located close to major transport routes in to Liverpool city centre and is also within walking distance of Alder Hey Children’s Hospital





Royal Croft


L12 2BJ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training Plus Merseyside


Neil Pritchard 0151 709 6000

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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