Child Care Apprentice BAMBINOS LIMITED

Bambinos Childcare Centres have been operating in Plymouth since 1994, and are looking to recruit 2 child care apprentices to join the team in their Woolwell branch. You will be required to assist with the overall care of the children, provide support during snacks and lunch time, partake in play sessions and provide feedback on the children.

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Closing date: 23 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday shifts TBC between the hours of 7.30am - 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Ensure the safety of children at all times
  • Organisation of the nursery and the children
  • Support development
  • Assist with lunch times and snack times
  • Provide relevant feedback

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Most aspects of the qualification and training will be delivered at your workplace where you will be supported throughout your training by your employer
  • You will have regular visits every 6 to 12 weeks from your designated assessor who will help you and monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required 
  • As an additional qualification, you will also achieve Emergency and Paediatric First Aid, and a Health and Safety Certificate, along with Internet Safety and Safeguarding

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • On completion of your Level 2 qualification, you will have the opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 qualifications
  • The employer is very committed to staff development and training, and to assist the successful apprentice to progress through all their training, with a view to future employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Patience


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

About the employer

Bambinos childcare centres have been operating in Plymouth since 1994, they now have sites in Mutley, Plymstock, Woolwell and Tavistock. Each Bambinos site offers superb natural environments both indoors and out, where children learn and thrive.




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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 practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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

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