Apprenticeships at Asquith Nurseries and Bright Horizons

Become a childcare practitioner with the Asquith Day Nurseries and Pre-Schools

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Why become an Asquith Apprentice?

asquith apprentice playing with childWe are committed to continuously developing our staff and our apprentices are paid excellent and generous salaries in order to build long-term careers within our company.


What qualifications will I study towards?

We work with our national partner, Learndirect, who will support you in completing an accredited qualification. 

Intermediate Apprenticeship

Advanced Apprenticeship
  • Level 2 Edexcel Children & Young Peoples Workforce Certificate
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills
  • Functional Skills if required
  • Level 3 Edexcel Early Years Educator Diploma
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills
  • Functional Skills if required

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What to expect from our apprenticeships

At Asquith Nurseries and Pre-schools we have very high standards and we believe in quality excellence, therefore as a key member of our nursery teams, apprentices are expected to share this ethos.

As an Asquith Apprentice, your programme will consist of:
  • Company induction
  • A Trainer/Assessor visiting you at the nursery
  • A Mentor helping you to settle into work and help you on a day to day basis
  • On the job training from other staff and your manager
  • Face to Face training from our professional development team

asquith apprentices buckinghamshireWhat we are looking for


  • Keen to learn new skills
  • Strong interest in working with young children
  • Individuals looking for a long-term childcare career
  • Focused and able to work in a team
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Self-confident with good communication skills
  • Open-minded with a can-do attitude


How to apply for our programme

Due to high demand internally, all external recruitment for apprentices is currently on hold until at least the end of the year. For more information about future opportunities please contact Alternatively please review our nursery assistant vacancies, with the view to starting your apprenticeship in the future.  


Asquith Nurseries is a top 70 employer for apprentices!