CH-201 L2 Childcare Apprentice at Little Sparks Nursery based in Accrington

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £3.70 per hour
Reference Code CH-201
Hours Per Week Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours a week including day release in college, hours to be confirmed
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Job Description

Brief Overview

The candidate will work as part of a dynamic team and be assigned a highly experienced mentor to support them through their practical and academic learning. The candidate will also be supported within our in house training module which will assist them both in work and at college.

Job Description

The Children and Young People's Workforce Apprenticeship offers a combination of qualifications that will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to work in the childcare industry. Workers in this area make sure children are looked after, kept active, happy and nourished. They also help children develop social and practical skills.

Duties will include;

Work as part of a team

Work under supervision

Keep records of children’s learning and development

Carry out high levels of personal care and hygiene of the children e.g. nappy changing and toileting

Prepare snacks

General cleaning and tidying of the nursery equipment and facilities


The employer has their own training modules in place which will be offered to the successful candidate. They offer extra training as per Ofsted guidance eg- safeguarding, food hygiene, paediatric first aid etc.

Person Specification

Desired skills

Friendly and approachable


Able to use own initiative

Personal qualities





Good sense of humour

Desired qualifications

Subject to Blackburn College initial assessment results or GCSE’s (or equivalent) C in Maths and English

Things to consider

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies.


Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship

Intermediate Apprenticeship

Proposed Duration

L2 – 15 months 

Training to be Provided

Level 2 Children and Young People’s Workforce

Functional Skills (if needed)

Future Prospects

May lead to employment on successful completion of the Apprenticeship


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292849



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