Considering an Apprenticeship?
What makes up the Apprenticeship?
Depending on your chosen vocational field you will be completing the following:
- Key Knowledge
- Key Skills
- Key Behaviours
- Functional Skills – depending on your previous achievements in these subjects
- End Point Assessment –
Duration and Apprenticeship Levels
Intermediate – typically last between 12 months to 18 months and is equivalent to five good GCSE passes.
Advanced- Typically delivered between 18 months to 2 years and is equivalent to two A levels passes.
Higher – Typically delivered between 2 years to 4 years and is equivalent to a Foundation degree.
Pay Rates and working hours
As an apprentice, you’re entitled to the National Minimum Wage, which currently stands at £3.50 per hour. This applies to all apprentices aged 16-18, or those in the first year of their course. Once you’ve progressed past this level, you’ll be entitled to the minimum wage rate for your age.