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.