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Apprenticeship Vacancies



Childcare Apprentice Level 2 NVQ



Chelmsley Wood


The nursery offers high quality full and part time places in a caring, homely atmosphere. Children (aged six weeks to school age) learn and play together under the guidance of the experienced and qualified team.

Each child has a key person who will plan and provide a range of activities in the lovely indoor and outdoor provision to help children learn and develop and to reach their potential. The nursery works in close partnership with parents and meets all national requirements. The nursery follows the national Early Years guidance and is registered for funding for eligible two-, three- and four-year-olds.

Duties Include

  • Duties to include:
  • Planning and supervision of activities like arts and crafts
  • Reading stories and providing activities to develop language skills
  • Feeding and changing of babies and young children
  • Observing children and taking notes to use in reports
  • Care and supervision of the children in their physical, emotional and developmental needs
  • The planning/preparation of activities to meet children’s individual requirements
  • Adhering to the policies and procedures
  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained

Weekly Wage

£4.15 per hour

Suitable Age

Suitable for applicants 16 - 18 years

Number of Vacancies


Training Provided

Level 2 NVQ - Your apprenticeship will last for 12 months (depending on the provision in which you are employed). You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship. As you progress through your apprenticeship your duties and responsibilities will alter as you develop the skills for a successful career in childcare.

During the Intermediate Apprenticeship in childcare you will have access to excellent training and development opportunities within the role, with the potential to progress on the Advanced Diploma, Level 3 Apprenticeship in childcare.

Expected Duration

12 months

Skills Required

Applicants should have a desire to develop and enhance their child care skills whilst working in a supportive nursery setting. This role is ideal for anybody who has a genuine passion for working with children and that is keen to learn and progress in their own professional development. The successful applicant will be a positive role model and enthusiastic individual.

You will attend our Training Academy in Birmingham City Centre for 24 days out of your whole apprenticeship, for your classroom-based learning and will be working within the nursery for the rest of the time with the support of your dedicated childcare assessor.

Successful applicants will:
- Have grade C/4 or above in English and Maths GCSE, or Functional Skills Level 2
- Be able to attend our training Academy in Birmingham for your classroom-based days

Proposed Start Date



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