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The proven way to train people
If you’re keen to get into the world of work and earn a wage, an Apprenticeship programme might be the answer. An Apprenticeship will give you paid employment, but at the same time you’ll be able to get the qualifications you need to get on in your job.
As an Apprentice you’ll do a real job, working alongside experienced staff to gain the skills you need. You will then come to Andover College, often on a day-release basis, to get the knowledge to underpin your practical skills.
There are two levels of Apprenticeships:
Equivalent to GCSE level. They incorporate an NVQ or Work-based Diploma to Level 2, functional skills and may also include technical and legislative certificates.
Equivalent to A Levels. They incorporate an NVQ or Work-based Diploma to Level 3, functional skills and may also include technical and legislative certificates.
Apprenticeships typically take between one and two years to complete but this this depends on the individual situation.
Programmes offered at Andover College include:
- Accounting (AAT)
- Business Administration
- Children and Young People's Workforce Development
- Construction (Bricklaying, Bench Joinery and Site Carpentry)
- Creative and Digital Media
- Customer Service
- Health and Social Care
- IT Users
- Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
- Team Leading and Management
- Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Click here to see the range of Apprenticeships available at Sparsholt College:
Getting on an Apprenticeship Programme
All apprentices must be employed in a job related to their apprenticeship programme. There are a number of ways to get started:
Ask your employer about training as an apprentice. If you don't already hold a degree level qualification, you can start an apprenticeship at any age or stage of your career.
National Vacancy Service
Check the National Apprenticeships Vacancy online service. If you would like to find out more about Apprenticeships in general and register for the National Apprenticeships Vacancy Online Service click here.
|The Latest Vacancies for the South East Region, Direct from the National Apprenticeship Service|
Regional Vacancy Service
www.sparsholta4b.co.uk displays jobs for apprenticeships in our region.