Advanced Apprentice Practitioner

Creative Days Nursery

This Apprenticeship opportunity is to experience real practical training working with children.

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Closing date: 03 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Wages explained
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.40 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 £5.55 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £6.95 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

Monday - Friday

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

18 months

Possible start date

06 Mar 2017

Date posted

01 Feb 2017

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

This Apprenticeship opportunity is to experience real hands on training working with children. To work as an Apprentice Practitioner in a family run outstanding children's day nursery. Working with children under 5 in their earliest years. To help ensure the safety and security of children in the setting whilst promoting the children's learning and enjoyment through planned play experiences.

The role will include:

  • Supporting children's care routines such as meal and sleep times
  • Helping to prepare
  • Carry out and clear away a wide range of childcare activities from outdoor play to creative activities and reading stories
  • To supervise and support children's play extending their interests ensuring they feel safe and secure at all times.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Committed
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable
  • Able to communicate well with children and adults
  • Able to work as an effective team member and use own initiative.

Personal qualities

  • Must be passionate to learn and develop personally
  • Caring
  • Nurturing
  • Patient with good communication skills.

Qualifications required

  • MUST have a relevant level 2 childcare qualification.

Future prospects

To gain a recognised level 3 childcare qualification.

About the employer

We are an Ofsted registered day nursery.


Creative Days Nursery


Field Avenue



DE65 5EQ

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Functional Skills Application of Number Level 2
  • Functional Skills Communication Level 2
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Health and safety / Manual handling course

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd

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Closing date: 03 Mar 2017