Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice Conkers Day Nursery

Contribute to a programme of activities that meet the individual needs and interests of the children in your care. You will work towards a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 2 qualification.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 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 - Friday, hours to be confirmed on appointment.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main duties will include:

  • Working with children aged 0-5
  • Assist with planning, preparing and delivering quality play opportunities within a safe and caring environment
  • Providing comprehensive care for the children 
  • Setting up the play space including moving furniture and play equipment
  • Providing refreshments and ensuring that hygiene, health and safety standards are met
  • Administering first aid when necessary
  • Consulting with children and involving them in planning activities
  • Helping with administration, where necessary
  • Encouraging parental involvement
  • Facilitating good communication with all members of the organisation, parents, and schools
  • Undertaking appropriate and relevant training
  • Keeping the work environment healthy, safe and secure
  • Working within the framework of the policies and procedures

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

Apprenticeship Qualification:

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner.

Functional Skills Maths and English to be studied, if required.

Training will take place at Blackburn College one day a week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potentially ongoing employment following completion of the apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled, we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies.

About the employer

Conkers Nursery is purpose-built to offer a home from home childcare experience for children. This homely environment alongside activities, resources and planned and unplanned experiences encourage all aspects of children’s learning and development. From a very early age, children are stimulated and challenged with activities teaching them to discover more about themselves, the world and each other.


Conkers Day Nursery


Conkers Day Nursery

Langho Centre, Dewhurst Road, Langho



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Training provider



Apprenticeship Team



Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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