Apprenticeships 2011


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A presentation designed for Year 12 students to raise their awareness about apprenticeships

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  • Work-based LearningConsist of: NVQTechnical Certificate (often BTEC)Functional SkillsAssessment takes place at work place and/or training providerTechnical Certificate & Functional skills delivered by training providerVariety of sectors from Groundsmanship to Hairdressing
  • TrueFalse – 38False – I will tell you about some case studies in a whileFalse – 200Generally True – perhaps one day a week at training provider, but some apprenticeships are all done at work depending on the organisation’s ability to assess the qualifications
  • Take a look at the college websites to find out about apprenticeship offers
  • Research your subject of interest and contact the training providers
  • ….I was a carpenter but wanted to move into engineering & heard about apprenticeships”….Just a little bit harder and more work to put in as it went on”
  • ………..My HNC & HND were paid for by my employer”…….Balancing the work and study is a bit of a struggle because of the long hours and I end up doing college work at weekends but I would advise people to do it because it gives you scope to get a better job”
  • At your training provider………..or support at the employer including Union Learn
  • Apprenticeships 2011

    1. 1. <ul><li>“Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.”</li></ul>Leon J. Suenes<br />
    2. 2. Apprenticeships & Progression<br />Helen Watts<br />
    3. 3. What is an Apprenticeship?<br />QCF<br />True or False<br />Variety of Subjects<br />Training Providers<br />Case Studies<br />How to Apply<br />Support<br />Useful Websites<br />The Plan<br />
    4. 4. What is an apprenticeship?<br />
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    8. 8. Minimum wage £95/wk<br />Based on 45 hours per week<br />You cannot do a degree if you do an apprenticeship<br />There are around 50 different types of apprenticeship<br />You spend some time at work and some time at a training provider<br />True or False - Apprenticeships<br />
    9. 9. Tresham College<br />Wellingborough<br />Kettering<br />Corby<br />Moulton College<br />Moulton (Northampton)<br />Daventry<br />HighamFerrers<br />Northampton College<br />Northampton<br />Daventry<br />Training Providers<br />
    10. 10. NITAL - Engineering<br />Aston - Hair & Business<br />Starting Off – Business & Customer Service<br />Key Training – Business & Customer Service<br />Triangle Training – Childcare<br />Kettering Borough Training - Healthcare<br />Specialist Training Providers<br />
    11. 11. 14 April 2011<br />11<br />Jamie Oliver<br />Prospects….<br /> An Apprentice......<br /> Now a successful Chef & businessman!<br />He trained under some great chefs <br />now offers numerous catering apprenticeships to young people through his restaurant ‘Fifteen’<br />
    12. 12. 14 April 2011<br />12<br />Ruth Badger<br />Prospects….<br />‘The Apprentice’ runner up<br />Now a successful businesswoman!<br />An apprenticeship in business administration when she was 16 put her on track for a successful career running her own business.<br />“to take on my own apprentices and give another generation the same chance”<br />
    13. 13. Mechanical Engineer<br />Case Study: James<br />
    14. 14. Why an apprenticeship?<br />“Easy way at getting a job & getting a qualification……”<br />How did you find the transition?<br />“Not really a massive jump…”<br />In the spotlight<br />
    15. 15. Electrical Engineer<br />Case Study: Craig<br />
    16. 16. What made you progress onto HE?<br />“I’m quite driven, it was the next step forward in improving myself and a good way of getting a degree while working at the same time. …”<br />How often to you go to college?<br />“Once a week on a Monday”<br />In the spotlight<br />
    17. 17. 14 April 2011<br />17<br />What are Employers Looking for? <br />
    18. 18. “Learning Support” or “Students Services“<br />Careers<br />Counselling<br />Additional Learning Support<br />Youth Work Team<br />Support<br />
    19. 19. Websites<br />
    20. 20. Websites<br />