NVQ Level 3 Child Care Apprenticeship JELLYTOTZ NURSERY LTD

•Working in a childcare setting with children ranging from ages 0 – 5. •You will be working towards an Advanced Diploma Early Years •Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months •This apprenticeship requires dedication, commitment & punctuality for you to be successful.

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Closing date: 04 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

    Apprentices are required to be flexible to meet the needs of the business, and punctuality is key. Working as part of a team and using own initiative are essential. The average working week will be 30 plus hours, Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The main responsibilities of this job role will include:

  • Supporting the development of the childcare provision
  • Providing an excellent range of activities that ensures that the child learns whilst having fun
  • Assisting the facility in meeting OFSTED requirements
  • Being a team player
  • Providing challenging and stimulating activities for all children appropriately
  • Undertaking First Aid training as required
  • Undertaking training as appropriate to meet any changes in standards or appropriate legal requirements as required
  • Ensuring that all Health and Hygiene requirements are always adhered to 
  • Responsibility for equal opportunity in delivery, access and attitude in aspects of service delivery and management
  • Working with teams across the Centre
  • Supporting children’s learning and development, including supporting planning and observations
  • Preparing and maintaining the environment and resources for the children
  • Preparation of food for breakfast, snack and afternoon tea
  • Supporting children’s self-help needs
  • Being creative and enthusiastic
  • Following safeguarding rules
  • Working within confidentiality guidelines.

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

You will be working towards an Advanced (Level 3) Diploma Early Years Standard. 

Your apprenticeship will last for 13 months, where you will be supported by a dedicated assessor throughout your apprenticeship, as well as a mentor and other staff within the nursery.

Training will take place in the workplace.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This Apprenticeship requires dedication, commitment & punctuality for you to be successful and will open doors to a variety of future roles & career paths within the Childcare Sector.

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

Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

You will need to be available for remote sessions on teams for 10 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your remote learning. You will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor. You will also be given 20% off-job training, this could be around 6 hours or more depending on your contracted hours.

About the employer

We aim to offer a high standard of child care in comfortable surroundings, all closely supervised by our highly trained staff. We cater for children from birth to school age. At Jelly Totz, we feel that children in their early years are in their prime for learning, a child’s imagination and social skills need to be developed. We aim to assist this process by implementing the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage). Every child who attends our nursery will be given individual care and attention appropriate to their needs. Our days at Nursery are structured, thus enabling all areas of creative play/learning to be explored and developed. The nursery is run by local owners who employ enthusiastic staff who are committed to providing exciting activities in a stimulating, and caring environment, promoting all aspects of children’s development. Our nursery aims to promote equal opportunities in all areas and actively maintains and pursues high ethnic standards.







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Training provider



Lucy Walters



Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)

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