Nursery Apprentice Aster Daisy Nursery

Are you looking to train in childcare? A friendly nursery in Rake, Petersfield are looking for a Level 2 (or L3) Nursery Apprentice to join their team. Duties include: Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    40 hrs paid per week (Monday to Friday)- 30 min paid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Creating a 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)
  • NB- 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?

Once completing your L2  Apprenticeship, you could carry out a level 3 apprenticeship and may be offered a full time position and further training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, 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
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

Daisy Nursery is a small and family-owned company that was founded in June 2009, opening our first nursery later that year. We are very proud that during this time we have achieved Ofsted Outstanding, in all areas, at all of our nurseries – making us truly the best possible start for your child in our locations.


Aster Daisy Nursery



London Road


GU33 7PH

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Training provider



James Sproat


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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