What exactly is an Apprenticeship?
An Apprenticeship is a high quality, work-based training programme for people who want to develop their career.
What this means, alongside your job you will receive high quality training specifically tailored to suit your job role within your company and the industry that you are working in.
But what it also gives you is the Skills and Knowledge and Behaviours to be able to develop and progress your career.
The Digital Apprenticeship Service is an online tool for anybody looking for information on apprenticeships. You will be able to search and apply for apprenticeships advertised by a whole range of employers throughout the UK.
Who can do an Apprenticeship?
Apprenticeships are open to anyone aged 16 and over, living in England or Wales and not taking part in full-time education.
Entry requirements are flexible because Apprenticeships aren’t just based on academic achievement, practical skills count in the area of work you’ve chosen because employers value dedication to work and keenness to learn.
Completing an Apprenticeship
An Apprenticeship is made up from Standards approved and developed by the industry for the industry
Functional Skills are similar to GCSEs however learning is focused around your industry and job role. Types of Functional Skills that you might have to complete are:
- Functional Skills Maths (Level 1 & 2)
- Functional Skills English (Level 1 & 2)
- Functional Skills ICT
Employers, interested in starting your staff on an Apprenticeship
Contact a member of our team on 01244 344322 or call into Richmond Training Office;
Unit 9 Rossmore Business Village, Inward Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 3EY