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Induction to work based learning

  1. 1. A Guide for all learners beginning an apprenticeship with Riverside Training Ltd
  2. 2. Aim <ul><li>To get an understanding of what you need to do to complete your apprenticeship framework </li></ul>
  3. 3. Outcomes <ul><li>At the end, you will be able to… </li></ul><ul><li>Recognise the main elements of your learning programme </li></ul><ul><li>Be successful and happy in the knowledge that you have professional support to assist you </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is an Apprenticeship Framework? <ul><li>National Qualification with component parts </li></ul><ul><li>Recognises practical competence and knowledge skills for individual learning in the workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to develop and complete Key Skills/Functional Skills work in numeracy, literacy and ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Work based qualification with some workshops </li></ul><ul><li>L2= Intermediate/L3 Advanced </li></ul>
  5. 5. Framework components <ul><li>Portfolio of competence based on your job in the workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Key Skills/Functional Skills (Numeracy, Literacy & ICT) </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Certificate (Knowledge –based tests) </li></ul><ul><li>ERR (Employment Rights & Responsibilities) </li></ul><ul><li>PLTS (Personal Learning Thinking Skills) </li></ul><ul><li>Guided Learning Hours ( The suggested number hours needed to complete the qualification – can be on or off the job) </li></ul>
  6. 6. NVQ <ul><li>Contains units with different credits allocated to them. </li></ul><ul><li>You have to achieve a minimum value - your assessor will discuss this with you. </li></ul><ul><li>All NVQ evidence is competency based on your job role so be sure to select units that reflect what you do. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Employment Rights & Responsibilities <ul><li>A workbook to be completed as part of your framework. </li></ul><ul><li>Contains specific and generic questions covering employment legislation. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be found in resources section of e- portfolio under Apprenticeship Framework heading to find relevant ERR form to complete </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the age discrimination quiz to test your knowledge </li></ul>
  8. 8. Key Skills/Functional Skills <ul><li>Depending on your previous qualifications you may need to achieve a qualification in numeracy (AON), literacy (Comms) and ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Key Skills are in two parts - multiple choice test and portfolio work. </li></ul><ul><li>Functional Skills are test based only </li></ul><ul><li>Look in resources section of e-portfolio to see sample test papers and help sheets under Key Skills heading. *From Sept 2012 Functional Skills replace Key Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Your assessor will work with you to establish your preference. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Assessment Methods <ul><li>Assessors use a range of different methods to assess your work including: </li></ul><ul><li>Observation </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Questioning </li></ul><ul><li>Witness Statements </li></ul><ul><li>Case Histories </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Statements </li></ul>
  10. 10. E-portfolio system <ul><li>Evidence is submitted and assessed using an on-line e-portfolio system. You will be able to track your progress, obtain feedback and guidance </li></ul><ul><li>You can access through our website or </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>You will need an individual email address and will be issued with a username and password. Click on the resources tab of the e-portfolio system to find a Leaner’s Guide to e-portfolio </li></ul>
  11. 11. Health & Safety <ul><li>At work, you need to: </li></ul><ul><li>Work in a safe environment </li></ul><ul><li>Behave in a responsible manner </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperate with your employer </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of hazards and risks and know how to report them </li></ul><ul><li>Look under the Resources tab on the e-portfolio system and under the heading Induction complete the Induction to the Workplace form. Also useful for information is the Besafe document </li></ul>
  12. 12. Your Welfare <ul><li>Equality & Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Safeguarding </li></ul><ul><li>It is important you are treated fairly and you also treat others fairly and with out discrimination. </li></ul><ul><li>Take part in the Equality & Diversity workshop or follow this link: </li></ul><ul><li> =109&new </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the resources tab on the e-portfolio system under Induction to find the above link </li></ul><ul><li>Also see a list of telephone Help lines on page 26 of the Learners Handbook </li></ul><ul><li>Riverside is committed to safeguard the welfare of all learners and to ensure protection from all types of abuse or harm </li></ul><ul><li>Be vigilant – we all have a responsibility to take action if we suspect it. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the resources tab on the e-portfolio system under Safeguarding and view the Riverside Safeguarding policy and information from Herefordshire & Somerset Safeguarding Boards (Everyone Matters –Stop Abuse!) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Grievance Procedures <ul><li>National Appeals Procedure </li></ul><ul><li>If an assessor has made an assessment decision that you are unhappy with you will need to take the following action: </li></ul><ul><li>Try and resolve the problem with your assessor </li></ul><ul><li>Contact the Internal Verifier </li></ul><ul><li>Write to the awarding body EDI </li></ul><ul><li>Riverside’s Grievance Procedure </li></ul><ul><li>If you are unhappy with any aspect of your learning do as follows: </li></ul><ul><li>Try and sort it out with your assessor </li></ul><ul><li>If this is not an option contact your Internal Verifier </li></ul><ul><li>Write to Jane Preston, Managing Director </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the resources tab on the e –portfolio system , under Induction heading to find the EDI Appeals procedure </li></ul>
  14. 14. Internal verifiers Your portfolio work will be quality checked by the Internal Verifier. They ensure your learning is on track and the quality of the evidence meets the national standards Helen Lindley Cheryl Compton Helen Watson
  15. 15. PLTS Personal Learning & Thinking Skills <ul><li>Throughout your apprenticeship, you will need to develop a range of Personal Learning & Thinking Skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Your assessor will work with you to find opportunities to gather evidence to achieve these </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Thinker </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Participator </li></ul><ul><li>Independent Enquirer </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective Learner </li></ul><ul><li>Self Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Team Worker </li></ul>
  16. 16. Good luck with your Apprenticeship