Early Years Apprentice ELMSCOT DAY NURSERY LTD

We are offering the opportunity to complete a national apprenticeship at Elmscot Day Nursery, which is a friendly nursery that offers additional training to members of the team and offers an in-house mentor to support you through your training. We play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    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

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm (this may vary)

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Caring for the children's individual needs and care routines
  • Support the children's learning and development through activities you plan
  • Adhere to a consistent daily routine both indoors and outdoors, ensuring high quality teaching and learning experiences are offered to children at all times

The training you will be getting

  • At the end of the apprenticeship, you will gain your Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification and Paediatric First Aid qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required 
  • You will not be required to attend college or the learning provider premises, as all assessments will be carried out on the nursery premises

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once you complete your level 3, you will be offered a Practitioner position at our nursery and have the opportunity to progress through the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Minimum Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Minimum Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

Elmscot Group is located on Warwick Road in Hale WA15 We are a group of 7 nurseries, after school clubs and holiday clubs all based in Trafford and Cheshire.




Elmscot Day Nursery and Nursery School

149 Stockport Road


WA15 7LT


Laura Graham


0161 980 0488

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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 educator

Level 3 (A level)

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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