2 Aims and Objectives What is an Apprenticeship Framework Who are they for?The range of sectors and frameworks availableWhat are employers looking for?What's in it for me? – Lifestyles/FutureHow to access an ApprenticeshipThe Quiz
3 Apprenticeships an Overview An Apprenticeship trains you to do a job role of your choice.An Apprenticeship generally takes between one to three years.Apprenticeships are a mixture of on and off the job training.The majority of time is in the workplace and is supported by a mentor.The remaining learning is delivered by a learning provider which could be a specialist provider or an FE College.The learning provider supports you throughout the Apprenticeship including the assessment in the work place for the NVQ part of the programme.
4 The Framework An Apprenticeship is made up of various parts Examples: What You Need to Know - A Technical CertificateExamples:Certificate in Supporting Youth Work awarded by City & GuildsCertificate in Motor Vehicle Repair awarded by ABCWhat you need to be able to do -Example:Youth Work NVQ3. Transferable Skills - Key Skills/ Functional SkillsCommunication Level 2Sometimes there are additional requirements:Example for childcarePaediatric First aidSafeguarding
7 How do I become an apprentice? Speak to your tutorAsk to go out on work experience in the occupational area you are interested inAsk for a referral to be made to an apprenticeship tutorResearch the apprenticeship framework you are interested inAttend an interview ask, questionsIf Rathbone do not deliver the apprenticeship you are interested in your tutor will support you to find a training provider/college who does
8 Fact “Over their working life an Apprentice will earn £100,000 more than someonewho has completed a degree”Source: Steve Macintosh, University of Sheffield