Frequently Asked Questions
Apprentices aged 16 -18 can be fully funded. We can also access other funds to help towards the cost of the course for anyone over the age of 19, subject to availability. Each apprentice is assigned a qualified assessor to support them through their programme of study. The assessor will come into your workplace at least once a month to work with you and to complete the assessments and support you with knowledge units.
Q.How much do I get paid?
A. You will be paid £3.30 per hour.
Q.How long does an apprenticeship last?
A. Your apprenticeship will last for approximately 12 months.
Q.How many hours will I work?
A. You will work between 30 – 40 hours per week.
Q.Do also I attend college?
A. No, there is no day release during your apprenticeship. You will train on the job with the support of your assessor and complete modules of evidence.
Q.Do I get holidays?
A. Yes, you have the same rights as any employed person.
Q.Who will support me through my apprenticeship?
A. With Aspire Training Team, you will have a designated qualified assessor who will visit you regularly in your workplace.
Q.What areas of the country do you cover?
A. Aspire Training Team provide apprenticeships in Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and Somerset. Please contact us should you require assistance outside of these areas.
Q.What happens if I need help or support?
A. You will be able to contact your assessor and discuss any issues and ask for help, support and advice you need.