Information About Apprenticeships
What is an Apprenticeship?
There are over 200 Apprenticeships available covering a wide range of sectors. Those who undertake an Apprenticeship and complete it successfully receive a Intermediate, Advanced or Higher Apprenticeship certificate. Apprentices receive a wage, whilst training and working towards the full apprenticeship.
Who is an Apprenticeship for?
Anyone already in employment
What can I do an Apprenticeship in?
What is involved in an Apprenticeship?
The minimum component parts of an Apprenticeship are as follows:
- Apprenticeship training in Knowledge, skills and behaviours as specified within the relevant apprenticeship standard
- Functional Skills in English and maths at Levels 1 and/or 2
- End-point assessment as specified within the relevant apprenticeship standard
Some apprenticeship standards also contain mandatory qualifications that apprentices must achieve before sitting end-point assessment.
How long does an Apprenticeship last?
If I am not in employment but I start an apprenticeship do I get paid?
Anyone not covered by the age category above will be entitled to the NMW appropriate to their age.
For more information and information on NMW rates, please visit the Government website at https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
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