Nursery Apprentice Little Gems Day Nursery (Clanfield)

Are you looking to training in childcare? A friendly nursery in Clanfield, Hampshire is looking for Level 2 Early Years Apprentices to join their team. Work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis, supporting the planning of and delivery of activities.

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Closing date: 07 Jul 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

    Monday - Friday between the hours of 7.30am - 6.00pm. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally
  • Under supervision, you will provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Completing Apprenticeship work in line with targets set by the Training Assessor
  • Assisting with meeting the personal and emotional needs of individual children
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
  • Being aware of the nurseries' policies and procedures and ensuring they are adhered to

The training you will be getting

  • Early years practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • NCFE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills in maths and English at level 1 minimum (unless exempt)

Training completed via work-based visits at the nursery and 4-hour study time provided for coursework.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once you complete your Level 2 Apprenticeship, you may be offered the opportunity to advance onto a Level 3 qualification and, ultimately, a full-time position and further training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C and above) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Early Years (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

Please ensure that you can travel on a daily basis to this nursery before applying.

About the employer

Full day-care from birth - 5years. Open 7.30am - 6pm. Our Mission: To provide a safe, caring and stimulating learning environment where individual attention exceeds each child's individual development and potential on their first journey through life.


Little Gems Day Nursery (Clanfield)


54 South Lane




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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


James Sproat

+1 07715658042

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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