Presentation on theme: "Welcome. Choices Consider options at 14 years old GCSE’s Foundation Learning Consider options at 16 years old GCSE / A- Level Foundation Learning Apprenticeship."— Presentation transcript:
Choices Consider options at 14 years old GCSE’s Foundation Learning Consider options at 16 years old GCSE / A- Level Foundation Learning Apprenticeship s Employment with Training Consider options at 18 years old Further Education Higher Education Apprenticeship Employment with Training Employment Further Education Vocational Learning
Choices Benefits Gain a qualification Earn money Practical Experience Increased Career Prospects Gain Employment Do a Full time college course or A Levels xx x Complete a Apprenticeship University xx x
Why do you need to know about apprenticeships? Statutory requirement for schools to provide independent information, advice and guidance. Apprenticeships provide a great opportunity for students to continue gaining qualifications and begin their career. Students need to remain in education/training – raising participation age.
Benefits for your students An Apprenticeship is a route into employment, training and education giving young people: A genuine job with nationally recognised qualifications An opportunity to progress into Further/Higher education Advance in a chosen career Earn while they learn
Do you know…… How old you have to be to start an apprenticeship? What the entry requirements for an apprenticeship are?
Do you know…… How many people started an Apprenticeship in the last academic year? How many different kind of job roles and industries you find apprenticeships in?
How does the training work? Apprenticeships cover both hands on experience and training in all aspects of the job Employers provide ‘on the job’ training and pay the apprentice wages The remainder of learning is delivered by a College or Training Provider either at their premises, at the work place or via e-learning Apprentices are also assessed in the workplace by the College or Training provider
Do you know…… How much apprentices get paid? How many hours a week apprentices have to work?
Levels of apprenticeships Different levels of Apprenticeship available Plus knowledge, competence, and employability skills Intermediate Apprenticeship Advanced Apprenticeship Higher Apprenticeship Level 2 12-18 months Equivalent to 5 GCSEs A* - C Level 3 18-48 months Equivalent to 2 A-levels Levels 4,5,6,7 24 months+ Equivalent to foundation degree level+
Progression Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 Higher Apprenticeship Level’s 4-7 Entry Points Professional Status THE SKY’S THE LIMIT Your GCSEs, A-Levels…
How do you apply for an apprenticeship? Follow the following 5 easy steps to get started: 1.Log on to apprenticeships.org.uk 2.Click ‘Search for vacancies’, start searching. You can search using keywords, job role or postcode 3.Click ‘Register now’ under ‘New User?’ fill in your details and create your username and password 4.You’ll get a confirmation email, click the link in the email to activate your account 5.You’re ready to go, search for Apprenticeships that take your fancy and use the reusable application form. Set alerts so you’ll get an email or text for any relevant new vacancies.
Do you know…… How many live Apprenticeship vacancies there currently are in Worcestershire? How many applications for Apprenticeships Kidderminster College has received so far this academic year?
Not yet ready for an apprenticeship Suitable for TraineeshipUnsuitable for Traineeship Unemployed and have little work experience Already have the skills and experience needed to start an Apprenticeship or find work Motivated to workThe most disengaged young people who require very intensive support Age 16-18 and qualified below Level 3 or 19-23 and have not yet achieved a full Level 2 Aged 24+ (unless they are subject to Learning Difficulty Assessments and are aged 16 or over and under 25) Can be ready for employment or an Apprenticeship within six months of engaging in a Traineeship Already in a job