What is an Apprenticeship?
A genuine job with a linked assessment and skills development programme
A way for young people to earn while they learn
Generally, 80% of time spent working and 20% of time in college/being assessed
Contract of employment including holiday pay
Available at a number of levels across a wide range of occupations and sectors
A viable alternative pathway for students who wish to enter the world of work rather than continue in full time education
Apprenticeship Information Webinar
Below is as webinar delivered by AIM Apprenticeships, to provide information to parents and students about apprenticeships and how they work
- National apprenticeships website : https://www.gov.uk/education/apprenticeships-traineeships-and-internships This website has details of all apprenticeships nationwide.
- https://amazingapprenticeships.com/resources/?parents-packs=1: a leading organisation in the education sector, founded to tackle misconceptions about apprenticeships and promote the benefits. These monthly packs are an excellent resource to help parents and students navigate the world of apprenticeships
- https://amazingapprenticeships.com/the-parent-perspective-podcast/ ‘The Parent Perspective’ podcast is a podcast suitable for parents and carers, and investigates all-things related to apprenticeships. You can access all the previous episodes via this link, or subscribe for future episodes