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Childcare Apprenticeship - Level 3 - Sunshine Day Nursery SUNSHINE NURSERIES LTD

The Aspire Training Team are currently recruiting for a passionate, reliable and flexible individual to join Sunshine Day Nursery as a Level 3 Childcare Apprentice.

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

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Closing date: 02 Dec 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

    The apprentice will be working a minimum of 30 hours per week Monday to Friday between the settings opening hours of 08.00 - 18.00 (TBC)

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Participating and assisting with outdoor play in the setting's large open garden, and under an outside canopy
  • Supporting with food preparation and assisting children with feeding during mealtimes
  • Supporting with children's personal care - such as changing nappies
  • Interacting with children's parents
  • Monitoring and supervising children
  • Planning activities for the children at the setting
  • Keeping the children safe and adhering to policies and procedures
  • Updating children's records and recording milestones

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

  • Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification
  • Level 2 Functional Skills maths - if required
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English - if required
  • Pediatric first aid qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential to gain permanent employment at the setting upon completion of the Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Reliable, Confident, Friendly, Flexible, Motivated, Good with children


GCSE or equivalent GCSE English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent GCSE Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

Sunshine Day Nursery is a small homebased setting working from a domestic house who have been operating for over 30 years since 1991, the team at Sunshine Day Nursery are a close knit and friendly team, who pride themselves on 'Providing the best care possible in a friendly and caring manner at the best price possible'. The setting comprises of 6 rooms for children varying in age from 4 months to 5 years old, in addition to a large garden with an outdoor canopy.






SO15 5BR

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Training provider



Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Dec 2022