Child Care Apprentice Little Moonbeams Day Care

You will be caring for children in a safe environment on a shift basis from Monday to Friday and need to be committed to training and further education.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 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

    You will be given shifts between the hours of 7am and 6pm from Monday to Friday. On occasion you may be asked to work or train on a Saturday.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    22 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be required to:

  • Provide quality activities and experiences for young children.
  • Provide a safe environment.
  • Prepare and provide snacks and meals.
  • Work in partnership with parents and other services.
  • Play indoors and outdoors.
  • Plan and prepare activities.
  • Record and observe development.
  • Be safeguard aware.
  • Commit to training and further education.
  • Some domestic chores e.g. hoover, sweep, mop.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • None specified as training will be provided.

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing.
  • Friendly.
  • Thoughtful.
  • Good time keeper.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Willing to try.

Qualifications required

  • Maths GCSE or equivalent Grade A-C.
  • English GCSE or equivalent Grade A-C.

Future prospects

There is potentially a job opportunity at the end of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

You must be 17 years and 9 months on start date to meet ofsted requirements for lone workers. You will work alongside your employer to gain all necessary skills and confidence before you will be left alone for a short period of time such as a school run. Full DBS required. References required.

About the employer

A child minding service providing quality day care and out of school care for young children and their families.


Little Moonbeams Day Care


8 Holme Terrace

Milbourne Street



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Training provider

Apprenticeship – 12-15 month programme of work based learning where you will gain the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce.
  • Functional Skills English Level 1.
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1.
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 1.
  • ERR Workbook.
  • PLTS.
  • Be Safe.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by RWP Training Ltd


Katie Lawson

Employer's Application Instructions

Please fill in an online application form through

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Oct 2017