Early Years Apprentice BROOK PRE-SCHOOL

Are you looking to train in Early Years Childcare? Friendly, local preschool in Southampton is looking for a Level 2 Nursery Apprentice to join their team. As a Preschool Apprentice, you will contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children including personal care, safeguarding and helping children develop against the EYFS.

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Closing date: 11 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The wage is set pro rata as the role is for 42 weeks a year (term time only)

  • Working week

    36.25 hours per week- Monday to Friday- Shifts to be confirmed- Term time only (42 weeks a year)

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Nursery Apprentice, you will contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children.

This includes:

  • 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 and maths at level 1 minimum (unless exempt)
  • End Point Assessment

Training completed via work-based visits at the nursery and 6 hours Off the Job training provided including 3.5 to 4 hour study time provided for coursework.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completing your apprenticeship, you may be offered the opportunity to progress to L3 or offered a full-time position and further training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired

Things to consider

Please check that you can travel to this employer on a daily basis before applying.

About the employer

At Brook Early Years we aim to help ALL children be the best they can be. Life is a journey; the experiences children receive at Brook will help give them the courage and strength to cross new bridges.







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Training provider



James Sproat



Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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