Nursery Apprentice Little Gems Nursery

Are you looking to train in childcare? Friendly, local nursery in Petersfield are looking for L2 Nursery Apprentice to join their team. You wil be involved in all aspects of our childcare provision.

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Closing date: 16 Apr 2023

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, days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Creating warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Under supervision you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Acting as key worker to a small group of children and recording observations and planning for them
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children.
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to
  • Completing all work to desired timescales as set by Showcase Tutor

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

  • NCFE/CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills: English, maths at level 1 minimum (unless exempt)
  • End Point Assessment

If the candidate already holds a L2 Childcare qualification or has sufficient experience, the L3 option may be available (18 months)

Training completed via work based visits at the nursery and 4 hour study time provided for coursework.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

If the candidate already holds a L2 Childcare qualification or has sufficient experience, the L3 option may be available (18 months).

Once completing your L2/L3 Apprenticeship, you may be offered a full time position and further training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C and above) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Early Years (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying. If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact James on 07715 658042

About the employer

A new nursery based in Petersfield (part of a small chain) that looks after and educates children from 6 months to 5 years.


Little Gems Nursery


1 Readon Close


GU31 4BN

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Training provider



James Sproat

+1 07715658042

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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