Apprenticeships provide work related training opportunities for your staff.
They offer them the chance to gain a National Vocational Qualification up to level 2 plus the technical skills and knowledge for your industry.
The learning is to a structured programme laid down by the industry.
They also help with development of additional skills (known as key skills) in communication and application of number.
Advanced Apprenticeships offer a structured learning programme for your managers and supervisors. The programme is laid down by the industry at national level to National Vocational Qualification level 3 including the technical skills and knowledge needed for your industry.
They also help them to gain additional skills (known as key skills) in communication and application of number.
Candidate Recruitment Requirements
Most entrants to Apprenticeships will have completed compulsory education.
Previous experience and qualifications are not required.
Entrants to Advanced Apprenticeships will be employed and have some relevant experience in senior roles.
Key Skills are skills that are commonly needed for success in a range of activities in education, training, work and life in general.
Employers have taken a lead in promoting the importance of the key skills for employability.
The three primary key skills units are:
ü Information Technology
ü Application of Number
These are portfolio based and also require an external assessment test
The two wider skills units are:
ü Working With Others
ü Improving Own Learning and Performance
These are portfolio and work based.
Diagnostic tests allow both the learner and the trainer to identify areas where the learner is competent and areas where there is a need for further development.