Presentation on theme: "An Introduction to Higher Apprenticeships. Some routes to the future Barrier Qualification Potential Start work Go to university Apprenticeship Qualification."— Presentation transcript:
Some routes to the future Barrier Qualification Potential Start work Go to university Apprenticeship Qualification Paid work ? Qualification
Who is an Apprentice? Talk to a partner and decide which of the jobs below you can get through an Apprenticeship. Why do you think this? Plumber Accountant Builder Flight attendant Tax advisor IT Application specialist
Higher Apprenticeship Structure Apprenticeships include the following elements: Competency qualification Knowledge qualification Functional skills – literacy, numeracy and ICT skills Additional qualifications relevant to the job
What is a Higher Apprenticeship? All levels will work towards work-based learning qualifications, Functional Skills and, in most cases, a relevant-knowledge based qualification. IntermediateLevel 2 Qualification AdvancedLevel 3 Qualification HigherLevel 4 Qualification
What are the benefits of Higher Apprenticeships? Gain a nationally recognised qualification equivalent to the first stages of higher education Develop transferable skills, which can help you progress to high-skilled careers in the professions Provides a strong foundation on which you can build through Higher Education and studying towards professionally qualified status Gain work experience and get paid at the same time as studying Provide an alternative route to high-skilled roles in exciting organisations and sectors Write down all the good things you can think of about doing a higher apprenticeship...
Who can apply? Anyone living in England, not in full time education, over the age of 18 You will need to meet academic entry requirements Demonstrate you are passionate about the role Have the skills required
Want to find out more... National Apprenticeship Service: www.apprenticeships.org.uk. Here you can find out more information and search for vacancies online. www.apprenticeships.org.uk Call the NAS helpline (T: 08000 150 600) for online vacancy and general application support Employer contact: If you've found an Apprenticeship within an organisation that interests you, check the company's website for answers to common questions