Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships combine work and training to offer a programme, which includes:

a minimum wage set at a national rate
a real job with an employer and contract of employment
nationally recognised qualifications.

The Apprenticeships form a key part of work based learning, which leads to a framework of qualifications. Quite simply, they are a partnership between the learner, learning provider and the employer. Apprenticeships are available to learners of all ages ranging from school and college leavers (sixteen to eighteen years of age) to the Adult Apprenticeship (19 years of age plus)

The Apprenticeship can help those who:

are taking the first steps of their career
may be looking to move into a new occupation
are hoping for career progression
need formal training to support practical knowledge
want to broaden their expertise and skills
would like to increase knowledge and confidence

Each Apprenticeship has an equivalent education level:
Intermediate – equivalent to 5 GCSE passes
Advanced – equivalent to 2 A level passes
Higher – can lead to NVQ Level 4 and above, or a foundation degree
Apprenticeships take 1 to 4 years to complete, depending on the level.

If you feel you’re not ready for an Apprenticeship yet, a Traineeship is a course designed to prepare you for one.

We are recruiting for our
Pre-Apprenticeship programme

The results are out now, so what next? The Pre-Apprenticeship may be just the opportunity you are looking for.
On our 16 week course, you will be offered a work placement where you will be able to gain valuable work experience and develop those key skills you need to get a job. Whilst you are on the programme, you will also be paid a bursary of £50 per week.
Why not contact us and start the journey to your new career?  For more details call Julie on 01482 307365 (julie@mcarthurdean.co.uk) or Sue on 01482 307366 (sue@mcarthurdean.co.uk).
Be part of the success story!