Apprenticeships

adult learning Work-Based Training Programmes Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the needs of employers.  They support you to recruit and train Apprentices specifically around your business needs & to support future growth.  Apprentices will achieve essential skills for work, functional skills & nationally recognised qualifications built around their job role and the needs of your business.
We deliver Apprenticeships in the following areas:

  • Business Administration
  • Health and Social Care
  • Customer Service
  • Catering and Hospitality
  • Retail
  • Cleaning and Support Services

Key Facts about Apprenticeships

  • Over 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.
  • The National Minimum Wage for apprentices is £2.60 per hour. Many employers prefer to pay more however, and research shows that the average salary is approx £170 per week.
  • 92% 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.
    Source: National Apprenticeship Service –
    (http://www.apprenticeships.org.uk) – 01/11/2011

An Apprenticeship is divided into five key components; a QCF NVQ which evidences competency of the employee in the job role, a technical certificate that provides the theoretical knowledge that underpins the QCF NVQ, Key /Functional Skills that address literacy, numeracy & IT, Employment Rights & Responsibilities and the new module on Personal Learning and Thinking skills..

Simply fill out an Enquiry Form so we can contact you to discuss your requirements further.  Our experienced business managers and members of the learning support team regularly visit employers to conduct free organisational training needs analysis.

 
 
   
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