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Child Care - Level 3 Apprenticeship Ibtikaar Nursery

Level 3 NVQ - Advanced Diploma Early Years Educator - Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    Apprentices are required to be flexible to meet the needs of the business, and punctuality is key. Working as part of a team and using own initiative are essential. The average working week will be 30 hours, Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


·         Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun

·         Assisting the facility in meeting OFSTED requirements

·         Being a team player

·         Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children appropriately

·         Undertaking First Aid training as required

·         Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required

·         Ensuring that all Health and Hygiene requirements are always adhered to 

·         Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery, access and attitude in aspects of service delivery and management

·         Working with teams across the Centre

·         Supporting children’s learning and development, including supporting planning and observations

·         Preparing and maintaining the environment and resources for the children

·         Preparation of food for breakfast, snack, lunch and tea

·         Supporting children’s self-help needs

·         Being creative and enthusiastic

·         Following safeguarding rules

·         Working within confidentiality guidelines

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Early Years Educator - Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery. Apprentices must successfully evidence a First Aid qualification approved by EYFS. and qualifications

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Developing into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a permanent position upon successful completion.

Other prospects could include applying for:

·         Room Leader Positions

·         Possible Management training

·         Springboard into Primary Education

·         Paediatric nursing

·         Continuous development in current nursery setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

You will need to attend our Training Academy in Birmingham City Centre for 18 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.

About the employer

Ibtikaar is an independent nursery that parents place their children in our care feeling comfortable, happy, confident and relaxed knowing they are in a secure, loving and learning environment. ​Our nurseries give every child the social skills and confidence they need in their formative years, providing them with a sound platform for transition into school life. When you choose Ibtikaar Nursery for your child, you can be sure to enjoy the confidence, satisfaction and security you demand.


Ibtikaar Nursery


222 St Vincent Street


B16 8RP


Arran Bains

0121 633 8100

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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