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Title: Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships Jobs with TrainingA Great Idea
for Young People
  • Presented by Sue Taylor

Raising the Participation Age (RPA)
  • Comes into effect from Summer 2013
  • If you are currently in Year 10, you will have to
    continue in education or training until the end
    of the school year in which you turn 17. If you
    are currently in Year 9 or below, you will have
    to continue until your 18th birthday, as the
    majority of young people already do.
  • BUT you dont have to stay at school after Y11.
  • You have a choice

RPA Your Choices
Sixth Form Apprenticeship Full time College Part
time College Short courses Employment with
Apprenticeships a choice amongst many!
  • Key benefits of an Apprenticeship
  • What is an Apprenticeship programme?
  • Where can it take you?
  • Searching and applying for vacancies

Who is eligible?
Anyone above 16 years old. Eligible to work in
England. Employed in a relevant job. Not
already in full time education. Dont already
hold a Degree.
National Apprenticeship Service
Learning is paid for if you are an apprentice and
under 19 years of age. For apprentices starting
after their 19th birthday there are charges
payable by the employer.
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Who trains you?
Your employer trains you as well as any of the
following Independent training providers Local
colleges National training companies Charitable
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How long does it take?
  • This depends on
  • The course you are doing
  • The level of the course
  • Your own ability

Generally a minimum of 12 months
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Sector areas
What types of Apprenticeships are there?
Environmental Conservation Equine/Horse
Care Extractive and Mineral Processing Fitness
Instructor Flight and Ground Crew Floristry Food
Manufacture Furniture Manufacture Green
Keeping Hairdressing Health and Social
Care Horticulture Hospitality Information
Technology IT Helpdesk Operator IT Network
Planning Management
Accounting Agriculture Animal Care Beauty
Therapy Building Services Engineering Business
Administration Catering Childcare Cleaning and
Support Services Construction - Trades Customer
Service Dental Nursing Driving Goods
Vehicles Electrical Installation Engineering
Management Motor Vehicle Body and Paint Motor
Vehicle Fitting Motor Vehicle Maintenance Motor
Vehicle Repair Pharmacy Technician Plumbing Resort
Reps Retail Sales and Telesales Software
Development Team Leading Web Designer Youth
Support Work
Over 200 types of Apprenticeships and 1,200 job
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Progression Routes
Higher Apprenticeship Level 4 Higher National Certificates Foundation Degrees
Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 A Levels BTEC (National Diploma) Apprenticeship
Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 GCSEs (A-C ), BTEC Cert. Apprenticeship
Foundation Learning Level 1 GCSEs (D-G), BTEC Award,
Entry level Qualifications provide progression to Foundation Learning
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Higher Apprenticeships
Introduced in 2009, designed to meet employers
need for higher level skills. Offer both on and
off the job training. Varying length of time to
National Apprenticeship Service
Higher Apprenticeships
Current Higher Apprenticeships
Accounting 4 Agriculture 4 Business and
Administration 4 Care Leadership
Management 5 Construction Operations
Management 4/5 Contact Centre Operations 4 Engin
eering Technology 4 Food and Drink 4 IT,
Software, Web and Telecoms 4 Life
Sciences 4 Logistics 5 Management 5 Prov
iding Financial Advice 4 Vehicle Maintenance
Repair 4
Under development Property Services, Banking,
Legal Advice, Nuclear Power Operations, Spa
Therapy, Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy.
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The Apprenticeship Programme
Each level of Apprenticeship programme will
include some or all of these components
Components of a framework
Competence (NVQ)
Transferrable Skills (PTLS/Functional/Key)
Knowledge (Tech. Cert)
Employment Rights and Responsibilities
National Apprenticeship Service
The Apprenticeship Programme
Assessed in your workplace, using a
portfolio Relevant to the work you do Focusing
on the skills you need Progress at your pace
working through each unit.
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The Apprenticeship Programme
Assessed through course work and possibly an
exam Teaches you underpinning knowledge. Gives
you a better understanding of your job Technical
Certificates can be BTEC National Diplomas, or
other industry qualifications.
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The Apprenticeship Programme
Transferrable skills
  • Application of Number
  • Communication
  • ICT
  • Problem Solving
  • Working With Others
  • Personal learning and thinking
  • Assessed through course work and an exam.
  • Vital for any job, further training and life in

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The Apprenticeship Programme
Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Employment Law and Discrimination
  • Health and Safety and Working Hours
  • Holidays and Sickness
  • Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Assessed through course work
  • Explains your rights as a learner
  • Details your responsibilities as an employee
  • Important information for when you run your own
    business one day!

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Wages for Apprentices
  • The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for apprentices
    is 2.73 per hour , although many apprentices are
    paid more.
  • As skills develop, many employers tend to
    increase wages in fact, research has found that
    apprentices earn an average of 170 net pay per
  • The apprentice NMW applies to all 16 to 18 year
    olds and to those aged 19 and over in the first
    year of their Apprenticeship.

National Apprenticeship Service
Finding Work
  • To do an Apprenticeship you need to have a job
  • The course relies on you working in the industry
  • There are many different ways of finding work

Apprenticeship website
Flyers and letters
Word of mouth
Local papers
Careers Advisors
Work Experience
Family / Friends
Get your CV Ready!
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Apprenticeship Vacancies
  • A one stop shop for anything you ever wanted to
    know about Apprenticeships
  • Apprenticeship vacancies across the Country
    available in one place
  • Apply online for current vacancies

National Apprenticeship Service
All vacancies advertised on the system are real
jobs that come with training and where you can
earn a wage.
real jobs
earn a wage.
Search vacancies
National Apprenticeship Service
Register as a New User
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Register Your Details
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Activate Your Account
  • Visit your email account to activate your
    apprenticeship account
  • Click on the link in the activation email
  • Thank you for activating your account, you are
    now able to log in

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Search for a Vacancy
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Vacancy Details
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Complete your Application Form
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Applying for a Vacancy
  • Once you have submitted your application
  • Your application will be automatically sent to
    the Training Provider
  • Your application will be looked at by the
    Training Provider and Employer
  • You may be invited for an interview at this stage
  • You will be notified if you were successful or

National Apprenticeship Service
In the last year there were more vacancies than
there were runners in the London Marathon
WorldSkills competitions have been held around
the world since 1950. In 2011 they were held in
the UK at ExCel London. Students compete from
many countries in skills from floristry to floor
tiling, and landscaping to caring. Sam Eaton
from Thatcham Motor Academy in Berkshire won
Bronze at this years competition.
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Why Apprenticeships?
  • Learning and earning!
  • Many types of career choices (200)
  • Paid a minimum of National Minimum wage
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Ofsted inspected
  • Work at your own pace, unit by unit
  • Practical learning by doing
  • Progress into higher education, or up the career

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Some Apprentices YouMight Already Know
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Jamie Oliver Maybe one of the countrys most
famous chefs but did you know that he started his
career as an apprentice? Growing up in his
Dads pub he knew that he wanted to work in food
and after going to catering college, started his
apprenticeship, learning hard in the kitchens.
He trained under some great chefs and soon went
on to write cookbooks, have his own TV shows and
open his own restaurants. Jamie now offers
numerous catering apprenticeships to young people
through his restaurant Fifteen.
National Apprenticeship Service
John Frieda Youve probably bought some of his
hair products or at least seen him doing his
magic on TV. The celebrity hairdresser John
Frieda started of his hugely successful career as
an apprentice. Johns father was also a
hairdresser and when John left school he started
training in the salon. Through hard work, talent
and a few lucky breaks, John Frieda has worked
his way up to cut the hair of some of the
countrys hottest stars.
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Alan Titchmarsh After leaving school aged 15
Alan went to work as an apprentice gardener with
Ilkley Council in 1964, a few years later he
began a City Guilds course in Horticulture at
Shipley College. Alan furthered his education by
doing further horticultural studies through
Hertfordshire College of Agriculture, he came a
Supervisor and staff trainer at Kew Gardens
before taking up a career in gardening
journalism. Through hard work and good
contacts he went on to become the gardening
advisor on BBCs Ground Force where he worked on
many gardens including Nelson Mandelas.
National Apprenticeship Service
Sir Alex Ferguson We now know him better as the
Manager of Manchester United, but he actually
began work as an apprentice tool worker on the
Clyde Shipyards. While playing as an amateur for
Queens Park, Sir Alex was working as an
National Apprenticeship Service
Ross Brawn Ross Brawn was the owner of Brawn GP,
the racing team that won the Formula One
Constructors and Drivers Championships in
2009. Ross started off as a trainee engineer in
an engineering company in Bicester, Oxfordshire.
He then joined a Formula 3 racing team as a
mechanic, he then moved to the Williams Racing
team as a machinist and from there his career
took off. Later he would work for Ferrari and
Honda helping them win many events. The drivers
who have driven his cars include Jenson Button
and Michael Schumacher.
National Apprenticeship Service
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