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    Apprenticeships in Children and Young People’s Workforce

    Project description:

    Apprenticeship summary

    Weekly wage



    Working week

    40 hours per week, shifts between 7.30am and 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00


    Apprenticeship duration

    12 months


    Possible start date

    05 Jul 2018


    Date posted

    21 Feb 2018


    Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship


    Reference number




    1 available

    Apprentices form a valid role within our nurseries as employed members of staff, with many progressing onto an Advanced Apprenticeship then progressing in their career atTree tops, fulfilling senior positions within our nurseries.

    Please find an example of some of your duties below:

    Involvement in planning stimulating activities for the children in your care

    Assisting in delivering a high level of quality childcare

    Building effective relationships with children, parents and team members

    Ensuring each child’s individual needs are met

    Contributing to the safeguarding of all children

    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 short 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 kick start your career with Busy Bees!

    Requirements and prospects

    Desired skills

    You must be motivated to achieving your qualification to a high standard. You must be committed to childcare and developing your career with Busy Bees. You will be expected to develop an ability to use your own initiative, with guidance.

    Personal qualities

    You must be presentable with a caring nature. You must demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm to providing quality childcare.

    Desired qualifications

    GCSEs in English and Maths grade C or above (or equivalent)

    You must ensure grades are detailed on your application form

    Future prospects

    On completion of your apprenticeship you will become an Early Years Educator with Busy Bees and have the opportunity to apply to progress on to an Advanced Apprenticeship. Many Advanced Apprentices have progressed on to fulfil roles such as: SENCOs, Room Managers, Nursery Mentors and Assistant Managers There are also opportunities as a Busy Bees employee to progress on to further childcare qualifications or a management apprenticeship

    About the employer

    Treetops Nurseries are now part of the Busy Bees Group, who are the leading provider of Childcare in the UK. Established in 1984, with over 30 years experience and over 250 nurseries nationwide, we constantly strive to maintain and improve the excellent care and education we provide to all the children in our nurseries.
    A successful apprenticeship programme is central to our success and we are committed to growing our own talent and continuously developing staff to help them reach their potential.


    Busy Bees Childcare Ltd


    128 Grove Road


    SM1 2DD

    Training provider

    Intermediate Apprenticeship for the Children and Young People’s Workforce.

    This includes:

    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, whilst developing your Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills.

    There is a Practical Experience Booklet designed to enhance your ‘on the job’ training, along with opportunities for short courses, such as:

    Basic Skills, Functional Skills, Equality & Diversity, Behaviour Management, Early Years Foundation Stage, Safeguarding Children, Food Hygiene and many more

    Apprenticeship framework

    Children and Young People’s Workforce

    Training provider


    Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Busy Bees Childcare Ltd


    Apprenticeship Team 01543711153

    This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer’s website.Apply now

    Employer Name:

    • Busy Bees Childcare Ltd

    Level of apprenticeship:

    • Intermediate