Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice at Conkers Nursery, Wincanton WINCANTON COMMUNITY VENTURE

As an apprentice you will work alongside our qualified staff to provide high quality childcare and education for children aged between 3 months and 4 years, including a wide range of activities and opportunities.

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Closing date: 06 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

    To be flexible to work between the hours Monday-Friday, 8.00am and 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 32.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To provide high quality childcare and education for children aged between 3 months and 4 years, including a wide range of activities and opportunities
  • Ensuring a safe, fully inclusive environment to meet individual needs in accordance with the EYFS
  • Assist in providing a warm, caring environment for children and their families
  • Assist in maintaining high standard or cleanliness and hygiene within the nursery

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required
  • End Point Assessment – Knowledge Test and Professional

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression onto the Level 3 Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS check. Please consider how you will travel to the place of work, particularly if you rely on public transport.

About the employer

We are a Nursery for children aged 3 months-4 years. We are open from 8am-5pm all year round and provide a happy, nurturing environment to enable all children to reach their full potential.








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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


Philippa Bancroft


07917 923622

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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