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NVQ Level 3 Child Care Apprenticeship SMALL TALK NURSERIES LTD

A chance to gain valuable skills while working in a nursery setting as well as learn about Childcare related topics in a classroom setting. This will include gaining your Level 3 Paediatric First Aid. You will gain an NVQ Level 2 in Early Years at the end.

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Closing date: 06 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

    Apprentices are required to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of the business. The average working week will be between 30-40 hours, Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun
  • Being a team player
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children appropriately

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

Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship. As you progress through your apprenticeship your duties and responsibilities will alter as you develop the skills for a successful career in childcare. Your classroom days will be based in Birmingham and you will gain an NVQ Level 2.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

During the Intermediate Apprenticeship in childcare, you will have access to excellent training and development opportunities within the role, with the potential to progress on the Advanced Diploma, Level 3 Apprenticeship Early Years Educator. There is the opportunity to progress within the nursery setting or explore other Childcare opportunities. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C) Essential

About the employer

Our nurseries offer high quality childcare provision benefiting both children and the parents. We provide the environment and the practitioners to offer your child with as many opportunities as possible to enable them to develop. Every child is welcome and special at our nurseries, no matter what their health, gender, culture or circumstances, and we will work together with the parents or guardians of the child to provide the activities and attention that they to develop to their best potential. The nursery atmosphere is loving, friendly and happy.




10-12 High Street




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Training provider



Emma Ellis


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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