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Brooklands Childcare First Avenue site is looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual to join their growing nursery. Experience in childcare is not essential as full training will be provided.

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Closing date: 09 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

    Monday to Friday (daily hours to be confirmed at interview)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Brooklands are looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual with good personal and communication skills, the ability to show initiative and be successful in a nursery environment.

The role will include, but is not restricted, to:

  • Following instructions from the line manager or supervisor, in all aspects of work within the nursery setting
  • Performing a range of activities with the children in the nursery, which could include feeding, playing, reading, singing etc.
  • Complying with safeguarding legislation
  • Complying with health, safety and security regulations and legislation
  • Liaising with manager
  • Successfully gaining DBS clearance before starting work
    Working in a nursery setting for a minimum 30 hours per week
    Attending 'off the job' training one day per week

This employer is willing to take on a Level 3 Apprentice if a candidate has already obtained the appropriate Level 2 qualification.

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

Level 2:

  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills - maths and English
  • On the job training at a specific location

Level 3:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Educator
  • Functional Skill - maths and English
  • On the job training at a specific location
  • Pediatric first aid qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Level 2: On completion of Level 2 Early Years Practitioner there is the possibility of progressing to a further 18-month advanced apprenticeship to complete the Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification.

Level 3: On completion of the Level 3 apprenticeship, you will have the skills and qualifications to go on and potentially manage a nursery.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Brooklands Childcare is based in Hindley We work with children from the ages of 0-5 years old.




First Avenue

Hindley, Wigan


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Training provider



Sean Jones


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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