Level 3 Child Care Apprenticeship Little Moors Farm Nursery Hartlebury

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 be supporting children’s learning and development, including supporting planning and observations.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 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

    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: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The main responsibilities of this job role will include:

·         Supporting the development of the childcare provision

·         Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun

·         Assisting the facility in meeting OFSTED requirements

·         Being a team player

·         Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children appropriately

·         Undertaking First Aid training as required

·         Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required

·         Ensuring that all health and hygiene requirements are always adhered to  

·         Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery, access and attitude in aspects of service delivery and management

·         Working with teams across the centre

·         Supporting children’s learning and development, including supporting planning and observations

·         Preparing and maintaining the environment and resources for the children

·         Preparation of food for breakfast, snack and afternoon tea

·         Supporting children’s self-help needs

·         Being creative and enthusiastic

·         Following safeguarding rules

·         Working within confidentiality guidelines.

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

Level 3 - Advanced Diploma Early Years Educator - Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months. You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the nursery. Apprentices must successfully evidence a First Aid qualification approved by EYFS.

Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Developing into a level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a permanent position upon successful completion.   Other prospects could include applying for :

  • Room Leader positions
  • Possible management training
  • Springboard into primary education
  • Paediatric nursing
  • Continuous development in current nursery setting

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


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

Things to consider

You will need to be available for remote sessions on teams for 10 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your remote learning. You will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor. You will also be given 20% off-job training, this could be around 6 hours or more depending on your contracted hours. This will take place in the work place. More information about 20% off-job training will be discussed during the interview process.

About the employer

Little Moors Farm Nursery is in a beautiful barn, converted to create a perfect learning environment for children. We are surrounded by 16 Acres of our land. Our nursery has a secure enclosed outside play area, enabling an inside/ outside learning environment. Every day our children enjoy walks in the surrounding countryside and playing in our woodland area. ​ ​The inside learning environment provides a home from home environment with a kitchen where we eat as a nursery family, sofas to curl up and share books as well as defined learning areas.


Little Moors Farm Nursery Hartlebury





DY11 7YJ

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Training provider



Emma Ellis


0121 594 0459

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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