Childcare Apprenticeship - Level 3 IMMANUEL CHILDCARE LTD

The Apprenticeship lasts for 13 months and will be supported by an assessor throughout the Apprenticeship, This Apprenticeship will open doors to a variety of future roles and career paths within the Childcare Sector. Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures the child learns whilst having fun. Level 3 apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 24 Nov 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

    The average working week will be 30 hours, Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures the child learns whilst having fun
  • Assisting in meeting OFSTED requirements
  • Being a team player
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for children appropriately
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery
  • Supporting children’s learning and development
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs
  • Being creative and enthusiastic
  • Following Safeguarding rules and regulations

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 complete a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification. Please refer to the DfE list of approved EYE qualifications:  
Apprentices must successfully evidence a First Aid qualification approved by EYFS. 

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, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

You will need to attend online training with your Assessor for your 13-month apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and you will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.

About the employer

Rated "GOOD" in all areas by Ofsted (June 2021). Immanuels Day Nursery & Pre-school has been operating since 2006, and registered for 52 children. They are open for 51 weeks of the year, 7.30am – 6.30pm, Monday to Friday, offering flexible attendance patterns. There is CCTV door entry system in operation. They are at number 1 Haling Park road, opposite the Whitgift Foundation School in South Croydon, off the A23 Brighton road, leading to the M25, with regular buses into Croydon and its environs, East Croydon Station, South Croydon, Purley station and Purley Oaks stations. They provide care and development for children from 3 months to 5 years, in a safe and stimulating 'home away from home' environment. Highly skilled and experienced Team with over 50 years working with Under 5s, including a Qualified Teacher & Trainer, BSL holder (British Sign Language), all staff First Aid qualified, etc. Immanuels works closely in partnership with parents, using a secure online learning journal for observations, next steps, in your child's journey at Immanuels, and in building solid foundations in their formative years.







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Training provider



Kirsty Mcdougall

020 3137 1470

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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