Childcare Apprenticeships

Apprentice Childcare Practitioner

This could be the start to the progression of a childcare career at - Enchanted Day Nursery hopefully going on to fulfil senior positions within our nursery - and includes an intermediate Apprenticeship in the Children and Young People's Workforce


Involvement in planning stimulating activities for the children in your care in line with the EYFS

Assisting in delivering a high level of quality childcare maintaining a professional and positive outcome for both children and staff

Building effective relationships with children, parents and team members

Ensuring each child's individual needs are met

Contributing to the safeguarding of all children

Actively work towards the apprenticeship frameworks provided by BB Training with an expectation of completion within the agreed timeframe

Be enthusiastic and proactive in developing own skills within the workplace

Demonstrate commitment to continued professional development

Communicate with their line Manager regarding the activities and progress within the room

As an Apprentice, you will be working alongside qualified staff who will show you the ropes. You will be assigned a mentor to provide you with support within your nursery, helping you to complete the tasks you need so you can progress in your qualification. You will attend Learning & Development courses at our training centres, where you will be provided with knowledge to develop your personal skills and practice.

Your Training Officer will visit you regularly in your nursery, assessing the work you are doing, providing recognition for your progress and vital guidance on how you can improve.
Apprenticeships are an excellent way to start your career

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No Entry Requirments

Personal qualities






Qualifications required


Time management


Commitment to continued professional development

Future prospects

Progression on to Level 3 and develop into more senior roles within a nursery

Things to consider

You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS (criminal records) check for this role.

Training to be provided

Level 2 Children and Young People's Workforce

Level 2 Certificate

Paediatric First Aid

Food Safety Certificate

Level 1 Functional Skills

Level 2 award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Children and Young People's Settings

Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills

About the employer

Enchanted Day Nursery

The owners of Enchanted Day Nursery have previous experience with running a children’s day nursery and still own one in Canvey Island in Essex which was established in 1960 and is going from strength to strength.

Our vision is to provide a brand new bespoke building with first-class facilities for babies, toddlers and pre-school children to thrive in


Enchanted Day Nursery, Lindhill House, Knap Close