Early Years Apprentice FARM FRIENDS LTD

Early Years Level 2 qualification - whilst working with children aged birth to 4 years. Full training provided. Assessors attend the setting.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Review after 6 months

  • Working week

    All shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    1 Year

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Providing care and education for children from birth to 4 years in a nursery setting. Under supervision of others. A full job description will be provided.

  • Work in partnership with other colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of each child in line with company policies and procedures.
  • Use play to support children to understand and encourage healthy life choices.
  • Undertake specific tasks related to the safety and hygiene of the children and the cleanliness of the setting.

Farm Friends is a children's day nursery located in a rural location near Shrewsbury. We have extensive outdoor space, including a sensory room and walks around the farm. Enhanced DBS required.

The training you will be getting

  • A Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required
  • Work-based learning

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We would hope the right candidate would progress onto the Level 3.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Farm Friends - Children's Day Nursery









Lucy Cartwright



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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 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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