Benefits of doing an apprenticeship
Apprentice Application Mornings
From submitting an application form you will be invited to an Apprentice Application morning. The morning will include a functional skills assessment, CV writing and interview preparation plus an interview with the relevant Training Coordinator. It is a one off compulsory ½ day for all apprentices to attend, taking place every Tuesday.
Monthly Induction to Apprenticeships
After you have been enrolled on your programme you are required to attend a one off compulsory introduction to LMC. These take place on the first Tuesday of every month in the afternoon. This will include introduction to Smart Assessor, our on-line portfolio system, and introduction to college support facilities such as the Hex and learning centre. There will be an introduction to how the pastoral support offered by LMC staff will help facilitate the apprenticeship provision plus an initial Skills Scan.
LMC will facilitate a forum termly to obtain LMC with some feedback regarding the apprenticeship provision and discuss any additional training requirements apprentices would like to see within our Skills Development Academy.
At LMC we have a dedicated team who recognise that sport and physical activity can be extremely powerful in supporting positive social change for communities and individuals. The team believe in using sport and physical activity to improve someone’s physical and mental wellbeing; sessions are available to all learners.
The Big Chat is a forum where students and staff can come to chat about anything and everything in a safe and supportive environment. Various external agencies, such as: More Music, Addaction, Sexual Health and Citizens Advice sometimes attend to give independent, professional advice. Tea and cake is offered free of charge The Big Chat is held monthly.
Safe Drive and Stay Alive
The Safe Drive Stay Alive campaign has become a firm fixture in the LMC calendar and is designed to reach new and pre-drivers in an emotive and hard-hitting way, influencing behaviour and attitude on the roads.
NUS Apprentice extra
NUS Apprentice extra, the discount card for UK Apprentices with loads of discounts in-store and online, helping your hard earned cash stretch a little further.
Functional skills form part of the apprenticeship standards, these can include English, maths and ICT.
Skills Development Academy
LMC has developed a collection of ½ day taught sessions to support apprentices with their skills development. Apprentices and employers will have the opportunity to select workshops relevant to their business needs. The Apprentice Skills Development Academy provides apprentices with fantastic networking opportunities to share ideas and best practice with apprentices from a range of businesses across of range of different sectors.More Information