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Nursery Apprentice Piglets Pre-school And Day Nursery

Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly, local nursery in Bursledon are looking for Nursery Apprentices to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 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

    Working over 4.5 days. 4 hours in workplace completing coursework, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    09 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Creating warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Completing all work as set by Showcase Tutor
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Someone who ideally has some experience working with children (babies, toddlers or pre-school)

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Organised
  • Reliable 
  • Creative person

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent maths and English at C/4 grade or above is preferred but not essential.

If the candidate holds a valid L2 Childcare qualification, this would be beneficial. In this case the learner would go directly onto the L3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship standard.

Future prospects

Once completing your L2 Apprenticeship, you may be offered the opportunity to progress to L3 and eventually gain a full-time position and further training.

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying. If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact James on 07715 658042. 

About the employer

Established in 1998, Piglets is set in the grounds of the beautiful Manor Farm Country Park, catering for up to 50 children.


Piglets Pre-school And Day Nursery


Pylands Lane


SO31 1BH

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Training provider

Showcase Training LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Showcase Training Ltd


James Sproat 07715 658042

NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Educator

  • Functional Skills: English and maths at level 1 minimum (unless exempt)
  • End Point Assessment

If the ideal candidate already holds a valid L2 Childcare qualification or sufficient experience, the L3 Early Years Educator (Standard) is available on an 18-month basis.

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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