Adults looking to improve their numeracy skills can now benefit from the £559 million investment across the UK in new courses, helping to level up opportunities for more people to progress and get good, well-paid jobs.
Educ8 Training have been successful in securing funding for the Neath Port Talbot region to deliver Multiply provision.
Multiply is a free numeracy skills programme for adults without GCSE maths to improve their numeracy skills and improve their confidence with maths in their everyday and working lives.
If you’ve been made redundant or unemployed in the past 12 months, or if you are under current notice of redundancy, you could be eligible for the ReAct+ vocational training grant. Get back into employment in the shortest time possible.
ReAct+ offers tailored solutions which may include financial support, skills training and personal development support. It will help remove barriers to employment, such as support with mental health, confidence building, language skills and more.
ReAct+ aims to support job related skills, qualifications and care and travel costs associated with upskilling and wage subsidies.
The support you get is tailored specifically to you and your situation. All support is designed around getting you into employment in the shortest time possible.
Jobs Growth Wales+
Jobs Growth Wales+
Jobs Growth Wales+ is a Welsh Government training and development programme for 16-18 year olds. It gives you the skills, qualifications and experience you need to get a job or further training.
Aimed at those who would like to ease themselves into the world of work or those that have no experience in the sector they would like to enter and want a taster. JGW+ is a Level 1 qualification and an alternative to going to college. You will gain practical, on the job experience and develop key knowledge and understanding that will help prepare you for a Level 2 course.
The flexible programme is designed around you and is a good option whether you want just a little help or more support. You can earn up to £60 per week until you are employed then guaranteed to receive national minimum wage.
Wellbeing and Safeguarding
Wellbeing and Safeguarding
Your wellbeing and safety is important to us. We understand the challenges and stresses that can affect your wellbeing. If there is anything worrying you or you are experiencing any difficulties it is vital that you seek help when you need it.
It is important to us that you are able to learn and reach your full potential when studying towards your apprenticeship. We want you to succeed.
We offer a Wellbeing Service which provides advice and support to all our leaners. We can offer one to one support, or you can speak in confidence to our Designated Safeguarding Lead. We can even help refer you to the correct agencies to ensure you get the right support.
We are proud of our Welsh heritage and our Welsh language. We have lots of opportunities available for you to use your Welsh as part of your qualification.
Take advantage of these opportunities to broaden your horizons and develop bilingual skills that will strengthen your career potential. Our Welsh Development Officer will be able to support you.
Apprenticeships in Wales FAQs
Apprenticeships are available to everyone age 16 and over who are living in Wales. There being no upper age limits, some learners choose to study with us to learn new skills in their role, or to top up their existing knowledge. You can either study as part of your current role, or apply for one of our vacancies.
Apprenticeships can be studied at multiple levels, for people in a huge range of industires and sectors. Our subjects range from childcare, management and health and social care to customer service, digital marketing, equine and animal care, hair and beauty and more.
Apprenticeships are fully funded by Welsh Government. The good news is that there is no cost the learner or the employer.
How long does it take to complete an apprenticeship?
The length of time to complete an apprenticeship will depend on the qualification and level of study you choose. Typically a Level 2 apprenticeship can take between 12 to 18 months to complete whilst a Level 3 and higher qualification can typically take between 18 to 24 months.
There are different rates of pay for apprentices depending on your age, role, experience and qualification. Many employers offer a competitive salary. If you apply for one of our vacancies you will get paid at least the minimum wage for apprentices. If you are using an apprenticeship to upskill in your current job role, your salary will not be affected.