Presentation on theme: "Apprenticeship Briefing 5 July 2011 5 July 2011. Outline Apprenticeship Overview Business Benefits Framework examples Role of the provider Next Steps."— Presentation transcript:
Apprenticeship Framework Components Knowledge Based Element Personal Learning And Thinking Skills Key or Functional Skills - Application of Number - Communication - ICT Employment Rights And Responsibilities Competence Based Element
Business Benefits Fill Skills Gaps Support the up skilling and employment of the workless Motivate your staff Develop real and relevant skills Provide measurable returns on your investment
Benefits to Apprentices Earn while you learn Paid holidays Excellent progression prospects Nearly 200 different frameworks to choose from Getting qualified while on the job can also mean : You work better and more effectively It can set you up to move into new and better jobs You get better pay
Your investment will involve, over the next seven years: £272k wage costs £10,112 in training and other costs £335,580 in productive contributions made by our apprentices This means our return on investment over the next 7 years is 18.95% Return on Investment Example
Recent Changes to Apprenticeships Apprenticeship, Skills Children and Learning Act (ACLS) –Employed status – mandatory –Apprenticeship Agreement –Minimum Guided Learning Hours – 280 –Minimum credits 37 –Option to combine competence and knowledge elements –Inclusion of Personal, learning and thinking skills - Evidence Employee Rights and Responsibilities
Employer Costs Apprenticeship Salary Costs –From October 2010 – minimum wage - £2.50 per hour –16 – 18 year olds carry no additional costs –Providers can charge employers fees for anyone aged 19+
What do employers say about apprenticeships There are over 85,000 employers offering Apprenticeships in more than 130,000 locations; there are over 200 frameworks suitable for hundreds of job roles. –77% of employers believe Apprenticeships make them more competitive; –76% say that Apprenticeships provide higher overall productivity; –80% feel that Apprenticeships reduce staff turnover; –83% of employers rely on their Apprenticeships programme to provide the skilled workers that they need for the future; –80% of those employers who employ apprentices agree they make their workplace more productive. –81% of consumers favour using a company which takes on apprentices. –88% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce. –83% of employers who employ apprentices rely on their Apprenticeships programme to provide the skilled workers that they need for the future. –One in five employers are hiring more apprentices to help them through the tough economic climate.
The College Role Assist employers in the recruitment stage Devise and deliver training programme Tailor the programme to employer needs Provide information and support to the employer Provide pastoral support for apprentices Keep employer updated on progress Set and monitor targets for on and off the job training Deliver in a timely fashion Conduct health and safety checks
Frameworks presently delivered at City and Islington College Business and Administration Active Leisure and Learning Information Technology Childcare Play-work Creative Cultural Apprenticeships Veterinary Nursing Horticulture
Most Popular Frameworks Some of the most popular Apprenticeships at present are: Engineering Business Administration Construction Hospitality
New - Third Sector Apprenticeship Frameworks Apprenticeship TitleCombined Qualification Advanced Apprenticeship in Campaigning Level 3 Diploma in Campaigning Advanced Apprenticeship in Fundraising Practice Level 3 Diploma in Fundraising Advanced Apprenticeship in managing Volunteers Level 3 Diploma in Volunteer management
Steps to get involved Determine recruitment method – directly or through an ATA Determine role of the apprentice and the appropriate framework Ascertain who will supervise and support them - location Choose and meet with your provider to agree delivery model Draw up a job description and contract Consider what salary you will pay Agree a start date Advertise vacancy through various outlets Agree interview and assessments methods Recruit and induct the apprentice Hold regular review meetings with the provider / apprentice
Introducing Business Administration Apprenticeships Robin Sengupta Trainer and Coordinator for Business Administration Apprenticeships
Business & Administration Framework Summary of Pan Sector SASE Framework Total Credits Total GLH Off-the- Job GLH Transferable SkillsERR Requirements PLTS Business and Administration Level 2 49413141English –Level 1 Maths- Level 1 ICT – Level 1 Embedded in knowledge qualification Mapped and Embedded Business and Administration Level 3 72550169English –Level 2 Maths- Level 2 ICT – Level 2 Embedded in knowledge qualification Mapped and Embedded
Units for EDI Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business and Administration This Technical certificate consists of three mandatory units (11 credits) and available optional units (2 credits). This is the underpinning knowledge. Group A - Units UnitUnit TitleCredits CT 182Principles of personal responsibilities and working in a business environment 4 CT183Principles of Providing Administrative Support4 CT184Principles of managing information and producing documents3 Group B – Units CT186Principles of supporting business events1 CT 187Principles of Stationary Stock1
OCR Level 2 Certificate in Business and Administration Units for the Level 2 Certificate (21 Credits) include 9 at mandatory Group A level Group A UnitUnit TitleCredits 201Manage own performance in a business environment2 202Improve own performance in a business environment2 203Work in a Business Environment2 206Communicate in a Business Environment3
OCR Level 2 Certificate in Business and Administration Optional Units for the Level 2 Certificate (21 Credits) include some of the units mentioned here in Group B* This list is not exhaustive and contains over 35 units. Group B UnitUnit TitleCredits 107Make and receive telephone calls3 204Solve Business Problems4 207Use electronic message systems1 208Use diary systems3 211Provide reception service3 212Produce document in a business environment3 217Organise and report data3 218Research information4 209Take minutes4
Assessment Apprentices are generally assessed through a combination of various methods: –Work tasks that let you demonstrate competence –Observations of completing work tasks –Discussions with assessor that demonstrate knowledge and understanding –Witness testimonials from manager/s etc.
Key Skills or Functional Skills Integral part of the programme to demonstrate industry led acceptable level of skills including Communication (oral and written), Maths and ICT. Can be assessed through timed exams. If key skills apply additional portfolio evidence will be required.
Contact Us Teresa Esan – email@example.com@candi.ac.uk - 0207 700 9259 Robin Sengupta – firstname.lastname@example.org – 0207 700 9284