Apprenticeship in Childcare Little Angels Day Nursery

Become a fully Qualified Nursery Nurse, working with Children you will develop as a nursery practitioner playing an important role in assisting in the care, development and education of young children. A rewarding and thoroughly enjoyable role.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Shift patterns to create a 37 hour working week, operating times are between 7-30 and 6-30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Whilst becoming a fully qualified Nursery Nurse You will be working towards a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Children and Young Peoples Workforce. You will work as part of a team providing professional high quality child care, development and education. Your training and development will be both education and rewarding as you develop into this role and become a key member of the team.


Activities include

  • Care and supervision of the children assisting with their physical, emotional and development needs
  • Plan, prepare and deliver activities to meet children’s individual needs.
  • Participate in group activities.
  • Work as part of a team
  • Follow and adhere to Nursery Policies and Procedures
  • Ensure the children’s welfare by following Safeguarding/ Child Protection policies.
  • Work with Parents
  • Assist and supervise meal times.

Plus many other exciting and rewarding activities


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

A good communicator, with the ability to work well on your own initiative or as part of a team, committed to both the welfare and development of the children.

Personal qualities

  • Caring and Friendly
  • Desire to work with Children
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable and Trustworthy
  • Punctual
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Desire to work in childcare

Qualifications required

GSCE in Math’s and English at Grade C preferred but not essential.

Future prospects

During this Apprenticeship in childcare you will undertake first class training/development of yourself, we provide 100% tailored programs to meet your needs. The opportunity to progress to an advanced apprenticeship in childcare may also be available. This employer is looking to develop an apprentice, with a view of offering a permanent position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Little Angels Day Nursery opened in 1991 . It is privately run and operates from a converted, extended and semi-detached house in Smethwick, West Midlands. The nursery serves the local area and has strong links with the local schools. The nursery is accessible to all children and there is an enclosed area available for outdoor play. The nursery opens Monday to Friday, from 7.30am until 6pm, closing for one week at Christmas and bank holidays. The nursery provides funded early education for two-, three- and four-year-old children. It supports children with special educational needs and/or disabilities and children who speak English as an additional language.


Little Angels Day Nursery


2 Davison Road


B67 6JL

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Training provider

A 100% tailored training and assessment program will be delivered to support you throughout your Apprenticeship. This includes all the mandatory training plus a vast range of self-development courses that you may select to enhance your own learning and career. This includes

  • Level 2 Certificate in Children's and Young Peoples Workforce
  • Functional Skills
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • First Aid
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mbkb Ltd


Mark Bremner train@mbkb.couk

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017