Childcare Apprenticeship – NVQ Level 3

VAMIKA LTD

Handsworth, B20 2JF

Closes in 8 days (Monday 29 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 26 June 2024


Summary

This apprenticeship is ideal for someone with some prior knowledge and experience within a nursery or school setting and especially someone passionate in childcare and early years, looking to further their career.

Annual wage
£9,984 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Early years educator (level 3)
Hours
Apprentices are required to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of the business. Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 30 July

Duration

1 Year 1 Month

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • You will gain an NVQ Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification at the end of the course
  • All training is completed remotely via teams, your tutor will be there to support you throughout and visit your setting
  • Online remote training sessions will take place once every week for the first 8 weeks and they’ll be scheduled in as and when
  • You will complete your Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

Where you’ll work

169b Somerset Road

Handsworth

B20 2JF

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

SWIFT ACI

Your training course

Early years educator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Recognise when a child or a colleague is in danger or at risk of abuse and act to protect them in line with safeguarding policy and procedure.
  • Apply legislation, policy and procedure to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of children in the setting (for example, food safety, diets, starting solid food, allergies, COSHH, and accidents, injuries, and emergencies).
  • Apply the principles of risk assessment and risk management within documentation and practice.
  • Teach children to develop skills to manage risk and maintain their own and others safety.
  • Use a range of communication methods, including technology, with other professionals to meet the individual needs of the child.
  • Develop and maintain effective professional, collaborative relationships with others involved in the education and care of the child.
  • Undertake the role and responsibilities of key person.
  • Recognise and apply theories of attachment to develop effective relationships with children.
  • Provide sensitive and respectful personal care for children from birth to 5 years.
  • Advocate for all children’s needs, including children which require SEND or EAL support.
  • Promote and facilitate children’s interpersonal communication to develop their social interactions and relationships.
  • Support children to develop a positive sense of their own identity and culture.
  • Support children to understand and respond to their emotions and make considered choices about their behaviours.
  • Assess the responsiveness of the environment for effective child-centred experiences in line with curriculum requirements.
  • Create inclusive, child-centred, dynamic, innovative, and evolving physical environments both indoors and outdoors.
  • Create inclusive and supportive emotional environment that enables the child to feel safe, secure, respected and experience a sense of wellbeing; maintaining and prioritising the individual child’s voice.
  • Apply strategies that support children’s ability to manage change, transition, and significant events.
  • Analyse observation evidence to assess and plan holistic individual learning based on a comprehensive understanding of the child’s needs and interests.
  • Facilitate and support child-centred opportunities and experiences based on the setting's curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Provide adult led opportunities and experience based on the setting's curriculum and pedagogy.
  • Use reflection to develop themselves both professionally and personally.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4 or C)
    • Maths (grade 4 or C)

    Desirable qualifications

    NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent in:

    • Childcare (grade Pass)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Organisation skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    About this company

    A dedicated and purpose-built place to provide excellence in nurturing the future of our children. We understand how difficult it is to find a suitable environment where your child’s first formative years will be spent away from you. That is why we have taken care of every detail in the setting, to make sure that we provide the ‘home away from home’ environment. Our mission is to offer our Cradle children happy, safe, and stimulating surroundings in order for them to learn and explore, have creative experiences, and stay active.

    After this apprenticeship

    • After completion, you will develop into a Level 3 practitioner, with the potential of a permanent position upon successful completion
    • There is also the potential to go into other childcare orientated roles e.g., social work, teaching, managerial roles etc

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    SWIFT ACI

    Amy Langwith

    al@swiftcc.co.uk

    01215940453

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260642.

    Apply now

    Closes in 8 days (Monday 29 July at 11:59pm)

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