What are Apprenticeships?
An Apprenticeship is a way for young people and adult learners to earn while they learn in a skilled job, gaining a professional qualification and a real future. Hiring apprentices helps businesses to grow their own talent by developing a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce
There are three types of Apprenticeship you can apply for depending on your current skills and
- Intermediate Level Apprenticeships
- Advanced Level Apprenticeships
- Higher Apprenticeships
Apprentices are paid at least the relevant minimum wage and training costs are covered for many apprentices. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage rate does not apply to Higher Apprenticeships. Apprenticeships are available at Intermediate, Advanced and Higher (degree) level.
Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to work for a real employer, earn a real salary and gain a real qualification whilst gaining valuable workplace skills and experience.
All apprentices should work for at least 30 hours a week, apart from in exceptional circumstances.
Anyone living in England, over 16 years old and not in full-time education can apply to be an apprentice.
A real qualification
Apprenticeships are available at Intermediate, Advanced and Higher (degree) level, in accountancy.
Quality is key to Apprenticeships. All Apprenticeships must be at least 12 months long and lead to a national qualification that is respected by employers around the world.
WHO CAN DO AN APPRENTICESHIP?
- Be over 16 at the start of the programme
- Have been living in the UK/EU for 3 years before starting your apprenticeship
- Have completed year 11 at school and not already on a full time course
- Meet the entry requirements for the apprenticeships chosen which are:
Level 2 – 4 GCSEs at Grade D or above including Maths and English.
Level 3 – Intermediate Apprenticeship Framework or 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Maths and English
- Level 4 – Advanced Apprenticeship Framework
How to apply for an Apprenticeship
If you live in England, are over 16 and not in full time education you can apply to All-inclusive Training Centre. Applying for an Apprenticeship has never been easier and you will be one step closer to starting your journey to become an apprentice.
If you want some help applying for any of the opportunities available then we will give you hints and tips about how to work your way through registering, searching and applying for your dream Apprenticeship job.
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Alternatively visit www.apprenticeships.org.uk