Childcare Apprentice Level 2

The Mulberry Kindergarten

Planning Activities for Under 5s (under supervision) to support their learning and development.

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

38hrs Mon-Fri between 8-6

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

10 Apr 2017

Date posted

06 Jun 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



2 available

  • Planning Activities for Under 5s (under supervision)
    Implementing planned (and spontaneous) activities with large or small groups
  • Helping with toileting
  • Helping children at meal times
  • Helping to settle children at rest time
  • Writing Observations
  • Helping to keep environment and children safe
  • Understanding Health and Safety, Confidentiality, Equality and Safeguarding, etc. policies

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good understanding of children and their needs

Personal qualities

  • Patience
  • Interest in working with children
  • Sense of humour
  • Hardworking
  • Ability to work under supervision
  • Good team worker
  • Able to take initiative
  • Willingness to learn

Qualifications required

  • Though not essential, GCSE Maths and English (A-C) or (equivalent) or willingness to study for these.

Future prospects

  • Depending on performance, future employment possible on completion of Apprenticeship.
  • Ideally would like Candidate to move on to Level 3 training.

Things to consider

  • A medium sized setting, judged Outstanding by Ofsted

About the employer

Provider of Early Years Childcare for children aged 6 months to five years


The Mulberry Kindergarten


10 Howard Road

South Norwood

SE25 5BU

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Training provider

  • CACHE Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)
  • Functional Skills in English at Level 1* 
  • Functional Skills in Mathematics at Level 1* 
  • Functional Skills in ICT at Level 1 
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) 
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) With an evidence of working towards Level 2.
  • Entry criteria: Preferably a minimum grade of
    GCSE grade D in both Maths & English

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Croydon College


Rosalyn Paige

Other information

Good transport links – tram, buses, train station

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Apr 2017