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"Achievement rates for learners on apprenticeship programmes are outstanding."
Apprenticeships are Government backed training schemes aimed at people aged between 16-25 - although in certain areas funding is available for those over 25.
You will receive work-based training from your employer and will normally attend college one day a week. You will study towards a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ), key skills qualifications and Technical Certificate. To gain a full Apprenticeship you will achieve all of the qualification components. If you already have a job you may be eligible to receive free training and gain qualifications as an apprentice. We can help you to find the kind of work you are looking for and provide the support and training necessary.
Apprenticeships usually last between 1-3 years depending on your area of interest. For instance, if you already have some experience in your chosen area then you may advance quicker. All of our Level 2 Apprenticeships can lead to a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship which may take a further year. You can then choose to progress onto higher education qualifications such as a Foundation Degree.
On application you will be assigned an Apprenticeship Advisor. The Advisor will help you decide which Apprenticeship is right for you and help you find an appropriate employer. They will monitor your training and employment right through your Apprenticeship.
Craven College Apprenticeships have been exceeding national statistics for overall success rates year on year with Ofsted reporting in October 2010: "Achievement rates for learners on Apprenticeship programmes are outstanding". So by choosing Craven College for your Apprenticeship course you are in good hands and on track for a great start to your future career. Our Apprentices are all treated as individuals and supported to reach their potential with help from our highly skilled Work Based Learning advisors and course tutors.