BECOME AN APPRENTICE
Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study. As an apprentice you will:
Apprenticeships take 1 to 4 years to complete depending on their level
Apprenticeships have equivalent educational levels:
|NAME||LEVEL||EQUIVALENT EDUCATIONAL LEVEL|
|Intermediate||2||5 GCSE passes at grade A* to C|
|Advanced||3||2 A level passes|
|Higher||4,5,6 & 7||Foundation degree and above|
|Degree||6 & 7||Bachelors or masters degree|
You can apply for an apprenticeship while you're still at school. To start one, you'll need to be:
If you are interested in an apprenticeship in agriculture, horticulture, animal care or trees and timber, DART Apprenticeships may be able to help you.
The National Careers Service has advice on writing applications and what to do in interviews. There is also a useful tool to guide you through writing a CV.
You can ask for feedback if you don't get selected for an interview or for the apprenticeship
If you aren't sure how to complete the 'Find an Apprenticeship' online application form, why not take a look at this new guide 'How to write an award winning application'
If you feel you're not ready for an apprenticeship, a traineeship is a course designed to prepare you for one. Please see our traineeship pages for more information, or contact Charlotte Browne on 01332 794910 option 3 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Once you have been successful and have an apprenticeship, take a few minutes to look at Amazing Apprenticeship's video 'HOW TO MAKE A FLYING START'. The video will give you helpful tips and handy hints for the first week or two of your apprenticeship which will help you make a great start. http://amazingapprenticeships.com/videos/apprenticeships-how-to-make-a-flying-start/
Buying an Apprentice extra card is easy and you can do it right here by clicking the link below
All you need is your debit/credit card and a photo then you can buy now online.
Choose your apprentice provider from the list, enter a few details and your card will be with you within 7 working days, ready for you to start saving.
In a recent survey by City and Guilds, only 28% of 14-19 year olds surveyed thought that work experience was important, whilst City & Guilds found that 78% of employers surveyed think it is essential
If you fall into the 72% of 14-19 year olds who think work experience isn’t important, please click here and read on.....
Why not explore the website or give the Apprenticeship Team a call on