Presentation on theme: "Overview An overview of Apprenticeships and the Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service Your presenter is Anne Rodriguez Issue 1.0 Apprenticeship Vacancy."— Presentation transcript:
Overview An overview of Apprenticeships and the Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service Your presenter is Anne Rodriguez Issue 1.0 Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service
2 What are Apprenticeships? Why Apprenticeships are important? How to find out more information about Apprenticeships How to apply for an Apprenticeship Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service Overview
3 Work based training programme Aimed at current and future employees Designed by business for business Focuses on the whole job not just individual skills On and off-the-job education and training Available to candidates 16 – 18, 19 – 24, and 25+ Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service What is an Apprenticeship
4 Two Levels Apprenticeship –Level 2 Qualification = 5 GCSEs A*- C –Craft level e.g. waiter, basic food preparation Advanced Apprenticeship –Level 3 Qualification = 2 A Levels –Team leading and advanced craft e.g. head receptionist Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service Apprenticeship Structure
5 Apprenticeship Framework comprises –NVQ – assesses on the job competence –Technical Certificate – underpinning theoretical knowledge –Key skills – Application of Number, Communication 180 Frameworks covering 80 Sectors –Framework content decided by Sector Skills Councils Employer pays the Apprentice a salary – minimum £80 per week Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service Apprenticeship Structure
6 For Candidates For Employers Strategically National Apprenticeship Service and Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service Why are Apprenticeships Important?
7 NAS Support How to find more information Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service http://www.apprenticeships.org.uk/
8 Using the Vacancy Matching Service How to apply for an Apprenticeship
11 Login as existing Candidate Search for a vacancy and view details Access and edit the reusable application form Apply for the vacancy View the progress of the application Our Progress As Candidates
26 Summary For Candidates Register to have their own area Search the website to find suitable vacancies Create and store a reusable application form Apply for a vacancy Monitor and track applications Get help and support when necessary
27 Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service Access to the system Provider training Briefings for Connexions and Job Centre Plus System goes live from 8 th December 2008 Candidates access system early 2009 Roll out supported by National Apprenticeship Service Project Team
28 Questions? Learning Providers & Employers Any Questions?