Child Care Apprentice St. Brendan's Pre-School Nursery

We are looking for a L3 Childcare Apprentice to join our small but busy friendly setting. You will be supported throughout your course and be surrounded by an experienced team who will help and guide you to gain your qualification. You will be involved in planning and delivering high quality care to our children and maintaining our high standards.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 08 Mar 2024

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 between the hours of 8.00 – 6.00pm

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Carry out activities with the children.
  • Plan activities to meet the needs of the children.
  • Observe the children in their play.
  • Ensuring all the children within the setting reach their full potential.
  • Ensure the children are happy and thriving in a caring environment.
  • Safeguard children
  • Cleaning duties.
  • Supervising snacks and lunch.

The training you will be getting

  • Early Years Educator L3 Apprenitceship Standard
  • L3 Diploma for Early Years Workforce
  • This is a work-based qualification with timetables classes.
  • College attendance may be required for Functional Skills.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Development within nursery setting with the possibility of a full time position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Maturity is essential, Team Work


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

About the employer

St Brendan's Pre School Nursery is a small, friendly 48 place full-time nursery welcoming children from the age of 6-weeks to school age, providing a space for children to develop in their own unique way. We are there to support every child, we are there to support every parent and we are there to support everyone who works with us.


St. Brendan's Pre-School Nursery


St Brendans Pre-school

Brookfold Lane



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College Apprenticeship Team will then be in touch regarding your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Mar 2024