Presentation on theme: "Apprenticeships Your Future in Your Hands. Aims and Objectives What is an Apprenticeship Framework Who are they for? The range of sectors and frameworks."— Presentation transcript:
Apprenticeships Your Future in Your Hands
Aims and Objectives What is an Apprenticeship Framework Who are they for? The range of sectors and frameworks available What are employers looking for? What's in it for me? – Lifestyles/Future How to access an Apprenticeship The Quiz
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.
The Framework An Apprenticeship is made up of various parts 1.What You Need to Know - A Technical Certificate Examples: –Certificate in Supporting Youth Work awarded by City & Guilds –Certificate in Motor Vehicle Repair awarded by ABC 2.What you need to be able to do - Example: –Youth Work NVQ 3.Transferable Skills - Key Skills/ Functional Skills Example: –Communication Level 2 Sometimes there are additional requirements: Example for childcare –Paediatric First aid –Safeguarding Various Parts of Framework Technical certificate NVQ Additional Requirements Key skills Functional skills
Who are apprenticeships for? It could be you!!!
What are Employers Looking for Good communicator Drive and Commitment Motivation Reliability Eager to learn new things Work Ready Trustworthy Determination
How do I become an apprentice? Speak to your tutor Ask to go out on work experience in the occupational area you are interested in Ask for a referral to be made to an apprenticeship tutor Research the apprenticeship framework you are interested in Attend an interview ask, questions If Rathbone do not deliver the apprenticeship you are interested in your tutor will support you to find a training provider/college who does
Fact “Over their working life an Apprentice will earn £100,000 more than someone who has completed a degree” Source: Steve Macintosh, University of Sheffield