Childcare Apprenticeship - Level 3 - Brambles Outdoor Nursery Group, Cholderton BRAMBLES OUTDOOR NURSERY GROUP LTD

As you work towards your level 3 qualification at Brambles Outdoor Nursery Group, you will be acting as a Key Carer for a group of children providing a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care, implementing daily routines and liaising with parents and carers on a regular basis.

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

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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

    Brambles Outdoor Nursery Group is open from 08.00 – 16:00 Monday to Friday. The successful candidate will be required to work 40 hours per week with shift patterns to be discussed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To help plan the curriculum
  • Help to set up the daily programme 
  • Tidy away at the end of sessions
  • Be a Key Person to a small group of children
  • Build professional relationship with carers
  • Safeguarding of children is to be paramount 
  • Support with nappy changing and toileting
  • Preparing food
  • Ability to get wet and muddy
  • To be an outdoors person at all weather

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

  • Early Years Practitioner Level 3 Childcare Apprenticeship
  • Paediatric first aid qualification
  • All trianing will be carried out through the setting where you will be assigned an assesor that visits you at the nursery.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential to gain permanent employment within the setting.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, 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 or Functional skills L2) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or Functional skills L2) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Childcare (Grade Level 2) Essential

About the employer

Brambles Cholderton is set in the Wiltshire countryside and their unique setting is situated right next the popular Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm. At Cholderton Brambles we take inspiration from Forest School ethos where we passionately believe children learn and thrive from being surrounded by nature’s abundance. At Brambles the practitioners and children work side by side; Practitioners value the child’s thinking and include their interests, improvisations and invitations to play. Practitioners engage and extend children’s learning by modelling, encouraging and exploring children's interests.




Beacon House

Amesbury Road, Cholderton



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Training provider




Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2023