TRAINEESHIP in Childcare (Childminder) Professional childminder.

This is a great opportunity for you to gain excellent ‘hands on’ work experience in a home-based environment. This will improve an individual’s knowledge and practical skills in childcare.
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Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

Traineeship details

This Traineeship is  unpaid work experience.

The Trainee will have the chance to work with a variety of ages: babies to young teenagers. There will be a chance to interact with the children in playtime, crafting, outdoor activities, school runs etc.

Also the trainee will help with meals throughout the day, from bottle feeding to teaching basic feeding regimes. Also helping with basic health and hygiene routines.

Are you eligible?

Are you currently not in a job?

Do you have little or no work experience?

Are you aged 16-24 and qualified below a level 3 (A’ Levels)?

A Traineeship is an educational and training programme which has a focus on work experience and giving young people the skills and practical experience that employers are looking for.  At its core are work preparation training, English and maths for those who need it, and a high quality work experience placement.  Traineeships help unlock your great potential and give you work based training, plus maths and English to help in gaining an Apprenticeship or employment.

This Traineeship opportunity is unwaged.

This is a great opportunity for you to gain excellent ‘hands on’ work experience in a homebased environment.

This will improve an individual’s knowledge and practical skills in childcare.

Hours will be agreed at interview, total work experience hours will be 236 over the 14 week programme.

Training to be provided

This work experience is part of a full Traineeship programme which will also cover the following

A work experience placement

Week 1 – College induction to prepare for placement starting in week 2.

Week 2 – one day work experience. (to be agreed)

Week 3 –5 -  two day’s work experience (to be agreed)

Week 6-13- three day’s work experience (To be agreed)

Week 14- no work experience/feedback and debrief

In addition to the placement days the full Traineeship programme also includes the following:-

Tuesday 9.00am-12.00 midday - Work skills training which includes interview skills, work preparation, CV etc. this will be delivered at The Point at Kidderminster College.

Functional skills in maths and English (for those that do not possess grade C’s in maths and English) workshop session between delivered at The Point Kidderminster College, sessions to be confirmed


  • Training provider


  • Contact

    Tracy Ward 01562 826515

  • Traineeship duration

    14 weeks

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Dec 2016

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


Professional childminder.



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Desired skills and what this will lead to

Desired skills and qualities

  • Good communication
  • Team player
  • Organised
  • People skills
  • IT literate
  • Interest in childcare

A can do attitude, a willingness to learn and progress, enjoy working in a team, motivated and enthusiastic, desire to work in Childcare Sector.

What this will lead to

After successful completion of the Traineeship programme, you will receive a certificate of completion and a reference as a minimum to support you with your future Apprenticeship or job applications. There may be opportunities with your placement provider subject to paid vacancies being available.