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    1. 2. <ul><li>Apprenticeship Recruitment </li></ul><ul><li>What is an Apprenticeship? </li></ul><ul><li>The Apprenticeship </li></ul><ul><li>Developing progression to higher level programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Links to other partners </li></ul><ul><li>Where to find out more </li></ul>
    2. 3. Apprenticeship Recruitment – A Division of Pathway Group <ul><li>Apprenticeship Recruitment – Our Priorities are to expand the number of Apprenticeship places offered by employers, particularly with small and medium employers. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the number, quality and background of people applying for Apprenticeships, and in particular supporting 16-24 year olds. </li></ul><ul><li>Make it easier for employers to recruit apprentices and for individuals to search and apply for Apprenticeship vacancies with our vacancy system. </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver a comprehensive marketing effort to that ensures that employers are aware of the benefits of Apprenticeships. </li></ul>
    3. 4. The Apprenticeship Recruitment team <ul><li>Employer Engagement Team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote apprenticeships to employers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sector focus </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Registering candidates and employers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conducting Fact-Find – Organisation Needs Analysis, Health and Safety Risk Assessments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviewing candidates and providing information advice and guidance. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Matching candidates with employers and fulfilling employers requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing In- Work Support to Apprentice and Employer from the day candidates starts work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Training Delivery Team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivery apprenticeship qualifications in the work place , working closely with all stakeholders </li></ul></ul>
    4. 5. <ul><li>A Job with Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On and off-the-job learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Aimed at current and future employees </li></ul><ul><li>Designed by business for business </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on the whole job, not just individual skills </li></ul><ul><li>Employed Status </li></ul><ul><li>Available at two levels: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Apprenticeship to Level 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Equivalent to 5 GCSEs grades A-C </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Apprenticeship to Level 3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Equivalent to 2 A Levels </li></ul></ul></ul> What is an Apprenticeship?
    5. 6. Apprenticeship: Current Structure <ul><li>Common structure to Apprenticeships </li></ul><ul><li>Specific content determined by Sector Skills Councils </li></ul><ul><li>Over 180 Frameworks covering 80 industry sectors </li></ul> NVQ /QCF (Competence Based) Technical Certificate (Theoretical Underpinning Knowledge) Key skills (Functional Skills) Qualifications (numeracy, literacy and soft skills) Apprenticeship - Framework
    6. 7. Benefits to Employers <ul><li>Better-trained employees, with the right skills </li></ul><ul><li>Improved productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated and loyal workers </li></ul><ul><li>Potential managers / leaders of the future </li></ul><ul><li>Improved retention </li></ul><ul><li>Addressing skills shortages </li></ul>
    7. 8. Benefits to Employers Example: Hospitality and Catering The Warwick Institute of Employment Research
    8. 9. Benefits to Learners <ul><li>Employed Status </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Earn while you Learn, minimum of £2.60 per hour </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nationally recognised / transferable qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>A career not just a job </li></ul><ul><li>A wide choice of industries and employers </li></ul><ul><li>Apprenticeships can lead to degree level qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate for high achievers </li></ul>
    9. 10. Apprenticeship vacancies <ul><li>Launched in April 2010, across the country and is one of the most popular apprenticeship sites in the country. </li></ul><ul><li>Enables employers and potential Apprentices to come together </li></ul><ul><li>A free recruitment service for employers and apprentices </li></ul><ul><li>Monitors progress of each Apprenticeship opportunity and potential Apprentices </li></ul><ul><li>Provides ongoing intelligence about unmet demand for Apprenticeships and for Apprentices </li></ul>
    10. 11. Current position: <ul><li>Registered Candidates - over 3000 </li></ul><ul><li>Successful Candidates – over 400 </li></ul><ul><li>Employers targeted - over 5000 </li></ul><ul><li>Face book “Likes” - over 8000 </li></ul>
    11. 12. Apprenticeship progression?
    12. 13. Links to other partners: <ul><li>Solihull College, New College Nottingham, City and Islington College, Gloucester College, Derbyshire Network, West Yorkshire Learning Providers - </li></ul><ul><li>Next Step Advice and Guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Various job boards – TotalJobs, Reed, CV-Library </li></ul>
    13. 14. <ul><li>Contact us : </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>www.facebook.comapprenticeshiprecruitment </li></ul><ul><li>Contact the Central Team </li></ul><ul><li>on </li></ul><ul><li>0800 955 0870 or 0121 708 0731 </li></ul>