Apprenticeships are available at multiple levels. From school leavers, people upskilling in their careers and complete career changes. There are hundreds to choose from and some include a qualification, like a degree.
Apprenticeships are an exciting option as you get hands-on training and also the chance to put your skills into practice. Have a look at some employee benefits below:
- Gives employees a better understanding of their job role
- Teaches employees new techniques of being even more effective in the workplace
- Increased confidence
- Increased productivity
- Increased efficiency
- Many more…
Please see the below additional information of what your employees will be required to do throughout the course:
Off-the-job training is training received by the apprentice, during the apprentice’s paid hours, for the purpose of achieving their apprenticeship. It’s not what the candidate will be doing in their day to day job role but it will enable them to learn new skills, which will benefit them. All this can be done in the work place.
Examples of what would class as off the job training is:
- Watching Lectures or Seminars
- Shadowing somebody else in a similar job role
- Receiving Mentoring from someone above them E.G. Their manager.
- Online Learning
- Writing assignments or doing assessments
End Point Assessment
This is the name given to a series of tests an apprentice must take to prove their ability to do the job they have been training for. There are a range of assessment methods including:
- Practical assessment
- Written and/or multiple-choice tests
- Presentation or sales pitch