Apprentice Nursery Educator Level 3 Casson Fold Nursery

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established nursery in the heart of Daisy Hill, Westhoughton. Working alongside a team of experienced practitioners you will gain knowledge and skills to become a success in the world of early years education.

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

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Closing date: 28 Jun 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 to Friday. Working hours between 7:15am and 6:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    03 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To Contribute towards planning activities for children development and play appropriate to age and stage of development.
  • To work as part of a team, including communicating messages throughout the day.
  • To take part in the personal care of children including feeding, changing and attending to general needs.

The training you will be getting

  • You will be working towards your Early Years Educator Level 3 apprenticeship qualification which will require you to attend classes at Bolton College one day a month. Whilst completing your assignments whilst in the nursery setting.
  • Paediatric first aid qualification
  • You may also be required to study towards your functional skills qualification unless you already hold pass grades in your maths and English.
  • We may book the student on other CPD training courses such as safeguarding, FGM, Health and safety etc.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once qualified there is a opportunity for progression to a room leader 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Casson Fold Day Nursery is a home from home cosy setting. We provide childcare for children aged 3 months to 5 Years old. We strive to provide a happy and safe environment where children are free to learn and grow through planned activities and learning through play.


Casson Fold Nursery






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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 Team

01204 482036

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

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply if you are 16 or above years old. When applying, please answer in great detail. To apply, click 'apply now' and this will allow you to fill in an application via our learner hub. If you have any further questions, please email

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Jun 2024