Find work experience in a nursery

Get a traineeship, designed to give 16-18 year olds work experience in a childcare setting.

  • Up to 8 weeks work experience
  • Travel and lunch costs provided
  • Training & personal development
  • Work up to an apprenticeship level

Do you know someone 16-18 year old looking for work experience?

A traineeship could be the route for them. Learn on the job and get the experience they need to start an apprenticeship or find a job.

What's involved?

Training & Work Experience

Learn by working with a mentor, gain the skills of looking after children in a nursery setting.

Maths, English & Digital Skills

Improve your academic skills by completing work based learning. 

Lunch & Travel Costs Paid for

The workplace will provide you with lunch and cover any travel costs.

Apprenticeship Progression

Taking on a traineeship (work experience) can open up doors to lead someone onto an apprenticeship in childcare. 


Early Years Practitioner Level 2

The Early Years Practitioner aims to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of babies and young children from birth to seven years of age with applied knowledge in the early years, 0–5 years.

This is a great course for anyone new into childcare, you can become qualified into a level 2 within an apprenticeship without any previous qualifications, it makes it possible for you to find a job within a nursery or early years setting.

Traineeships Explained

Not only will you gain real life work experience, you will have a real work induction and take on online teaching lessons.

Week 1-2

Induction on-line with an Eden Skills Coach (Mon – Thurs)

Week 3-8

Work Experience  (Mon-Wed) 
Online Learning (Thurs)

Apply Now

Ready to get started and see if you are eligible for a traineeship? Fill out your details and we will be in touch to let you know if you qualify. Please allow up to 24 hours for a reply.