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Apprenticeship in Early Years Level 2 or Level 3

An apprenticeship in Early Years has the exciting opportunity to pursue a rewarding career caring for and supporting the development of young children.


As an apprentice, you will work in a nursery setting to develop your knowledge and understanding of:


  • Child Development
  • Play and Effective learning
  • Safe environments


Our apprenticeship programme also includes a Paediatric First Aid Certificate.


Early Years apprenticeships open doors to a wide range of careers in childcare, and can lead on to further training and progression into a rewarding and fulfilling career.


Progression Routes

Once you’ve completed your Apprenticeship, you have a lot of opportunities available to you:


  • Continue working with your employer (if there they have suitable vacancies)
  • Progress you career with a new employer
  • Start a Level 3 or Level 4 Apprenticeship in Childcare
  • Move on to higher education or training

Our Early Years Apprenticeships involve working with young children and your employer will require you to complete a Criminal Record check or CRB.


If you have a caution or conviction you may not be able to work with children depending on the type of offence.


If you need further information about CRBs and working in childcare, please call the Beverley Woodhouse our Recruitment Coordinator on 07805 980 150 who will be happy to talk through your options.


  1. You must be aged 16 – 23 years old
  2. You must have lived in the UK for the past 3 years (3 year continuous residence)
  3. You must have a UK Birth Certificate, Passport or Home Office Papers showing your right to remain in the UK.
  4. You must have a National Insurance number
  5. You will ideally have Entry 3 or Level 1 qualifications in Maths and English
  6. You must have some relevant work experience in an childcare environment

By Phone

You can call your nearest centre to find out more:


Colindale: 020 8201 3111   Ponders End: 020 8803 4764   


By Email

You can also apply by sending an email to Beverley Woodhouse our Recruitment Coordinator:


By Text

Text WEBFL to 07495 464 797


You can apply by sending your CV to Beverley Woodhouse, Recruitment Coordinator, at