Pathway2work working
with Walsall Works
Walsall Works aims to stimulate
sustainable employment within
local businesses & support young
people into work
 278 employers have signed up creating
583 new Apprenticeship opportunities.
 173 young people have started their
Appren...
Apprentices & Pre-apprentices
 14 weeks of sector based learning
to obtain a Level 1 qualification.
 Functional Maths, English & ICT.
 Employability ...
 ICT (Web design, social media,
hardware repairs).
 Child Care.
 Health & Social Care.
 Business Admin/Customer Servic...
 Administered by National Apprenticeship Service (NAS).
 £1,500 available per eligible individual.
 Employers eligible ...
 Available for employers who recruit an 18 -24
year old who has been receiving benefits for at
least six months through J...
 A new employer-led education & training collaboration being
coordinated by the Black Country Consortium.
 Objective is ...
 Funding stream from the Department of Health
disseminated by Skills for Care.
 Focuses on the achievement of qualificat...
 The fund can only be utilised by adult social care
providers that employ social care staff within England.
 WDF is a co...
Early Years Apprenticeship Bursary Scheme
 Open to open to individuals who are
starting a Level 3 Advanced
Apprenticeship...
 One off bursary payment of £1,500.
 Training allowance of £300.
 Bursary payment to successful applicants
will be made...
 Funding of up to £10,200 available for construction-related Apprentices:
 2 year Apprentice: £6,000
 3 year Apprentice...
 Construction Work Experience programme.
 Administered by CITB.
 16-18 year olds.
 No Level 2 in construction qualific...
 The full cost for a black country monthly
card is £43.50 per month.
 Participating employers and training
providers con...
Birchills Leamore Blakenall
Darlaston South Paddock
Palfrey Pheasey Park Farm
St Matthews
WorkWise offers unemployed resid...
Travel Schemes for Apprentices
Contact Us
Call: 0121 707 0550
E-mail: info@pathwaygroup.co.uk
@pathwaygroup
facebook.com/pathwaygroup
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Pathway2work & Walsall Works are working together to provide support in the Walsall area.

If you would like more information about our services please call: 0121 707 0550 or e-mail: info@pathwaygroup.co.uk

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Pathway2work & Walsall Works

  1. 1. Pathway2work working with Walsall Works
  2. 2. Walsall Works aims to stimulate sustainable employment within local businesses & support young people into work
  3. 3.  278 employers have signed up creating 583 new Apprenticeship opportunities.  173 young people have started their Apprenticeship through Walsall Works.  198 young people have now started the Pre-Apprenticeship programme.  298 young people have been supported into employment & training. Key Headlines
  4. 4. Apprentices & Pre-apprentices
  5. 5.  14 weeks of sector based learning to obtain a Level 1 qualification.  Functional Maths, English & ICT.  Employability Skills.  Intensive Job Search.  10 Week Work Placement.  Job Interviews.  Progression to a Positive Pathway. Pre-Apprenticeship Programme in Range of Sectors
  6. 6.  ICT (Web design, social media, hardware repairs).  Child Care.  Health & Social Care.  Business Admin/Customer Service.  Transportation & Logistics.  Manufacturing & Engineering. Placement Opportunities Required In:
  7. 7.  Administered by National Apprenticeship Service (NAS).  £1,500 available per eligible individual.  Employers eligible to claim a total of 10 grants.  Employers with less than 1,000 employees.  Employees that are new to apprenticeships or not recruited an apprentice in last 12 months.  Existing part time employees (contracted to work less than 20 weeks) can be eligible if employed as a new full time Apprentice. Apprenticeship Grant for Employers of 16 to 24 year olds (Age 16-24)
  8. 8.  Available for employers who recruit an 18 -24 year old who has been receiving benefits for at least six months through Jobcentre Plus.  Paid 26 weeks after the employee starts work.  Small businesses with fewer than 50 employees can claim a part payment eight weeks after the employee starts work.  Employer is required to complete a wage incentive claim.  Payment is made directly to the employer. Youth Contract: Wage Incentive £2,275
  9. 9.  A new employer-led education & training collaboration being coordinated by the Black Country Consortium.  Objective is to address the shortfall in the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) skills in the Black Country for small medium sized employers.  Subsidies ranging from £1,000 to £3,500 & aim to support Engineering Apprenticeships in Black Country High Value Manufacturing (HVM) sector.  Subsidy is in addition to existing government grants & aims to compensate employers for the non-productive time spent at college & lack of productivity. Black Country Skills Factory
  10. 10.  Funding stream from the Department of Health disseminated by Skills for Care.  Focuses on the achievement of qualification units.  Supports the on-going professional development of staff across the adult social care sector.  Help fund the delivery of intermediate & advanced Level Apprenticeships in social care.  Distributed by Skills for Care via a network of employer led partnerships & large national organisations. Skills for Care: Workforce Development
  11. 11.  The fund can only be utilised by adult social care providers that employ social care staff within England.  WDF is a contribution towards the cost of completing units & qualifications on the Qualifications.  Funding is calculated on the credit size of QCF units: £15 per credit.  A list of acceptable units for funding is available on the Skills for Care website: www.skillsforcare.org.uk/wdf Skills for Care: Workforce Development
  12. 12. Early Years Apprenticeship Bursary Scheme  Open to open to individuals who are starting a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship for Children & Young People’s workforce.  Encouraging higher qualified candidates who already have GCSE English & Maths at Grade C & above.
  13. 13.  One off bursary payment of £1,500.  Training allowance of £300.  Bursary payment to successful applicants will be made via the employer.  Employer will receive £198 toward the cost of administering this payment.  Funding for approved additional training will also be routed via the employer. Early Years Apprenticeship Bursary Payment Process
  14. 14.  Funding of up to £10,200 available for construction-related Apprentices:  2 year Apprentice: £6,000  3 year Apprentice: £10,200  Construction employers need to be registered with CITB.  Apprenticeships run by CITB Managing Agency or other training providers.  Apprentice must pass the Structured Learning Exercise (SLE) to show they can complete the Apprenticeship programme.  Apprentice must be registered onto an approved Apprenticeship scheme within 26 weeks of the start date of training. Construction Industry Training Board Funding
  15. 15.  Construction Work Experience programme.  Administered by CITB.  16-18 year olds.  No Level 2 in construction qualifications.  Up to six weeks work experience.  Employers eligible to £100 after young person completes two weeks work experience. Construction Industry Training Board Funding
  16. 16.  The full cost for a black country monthly card is £43.50 per month.  Participating employers and training providers contribute 20% to the cost of a travel pass (£8.70 per month).  10% contribution made by National Express (£4.35 per month).  Cost for the young person is £30.45 per month.  Which is a 30% discount for annual travel passes if paid by monthly direct debit. Centro Travel Scheme for Apprentices
  17. 17. Birchills Leamore Blakenall Darlaston South Paddock Palfrey Pheasey Park Farm St Matthews WorkWise offers unemployed residents:  Free day tickets to attend job interviews.  Free travel tickets when starting a new job. Travel Schemes for Apprentices Eligible wards are:
  18. 18. Travel Schemes for Apprentices
  19. 19. Contact Us Call: 0121 707 0550 E-mail: info@pathwaygroup.co.uk @pathwaygroup facebook.com/pathwaygroup

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