An apprenticeship in a genuine job, with training, meaning apprentices learn and gain skills and professional competencies in their chosen career, whilst receiving a wage.
Apprenticeships are suitable for well-motivated people who are focussed and know which career path they want to follow. They offer high quality work-based training as an alternative to full time study.
This programme is aimed at people who are employed, or are seeking employment. You will need to be 16 years of age or over. Apprenticeships are available at level 2 and level 3.
An apprenticeship is a genuine job, with training. Apprentices will learn and gain professional competencies in their chosen career, whilst receiving a wage. Apprenticeships are suitable for well-motivated people who are focused and know which career they want to follow. All apprenticeships offer high quality work-based training as an alternative to full time education. From April 2020, the apprenticeship minimum wage is £4.15 per hour. For further information on salaries, visit gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates.
• Employment should be for a minimum of 30 hours per week, with training in the workplace
• Assessor visits in the workplace every 3 – 4 weeks
• Functional Skills level 1 and 2 in maths, English and ICT
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities
Level 2 Apprenticeship covers:
Mandatory units for this course include:
• Child and young person development
• Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
• Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
• Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
• Schools as organisations
You also choose optional units. Some examples include:
• Support a child with disabilities or special educational needs
• Provide displays
This course is continuously assessed in the workplace using a range of methods including portfolio building, on the job assessment, presentations and observations.
You can start this Apprenticeship at any time throughout the year.
On completion of this course you will receive an Apprenticeship Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools as well as a Functional Skills qualification.
• Complete an Apprenticeship Application Form and return to: The Admissions Officer, Lancaster & Morecambe College, Morecambe Road, Lancaster, LA1 2TY.
• If you are already employed then please contact our Apprenticeship Team on 01524 521385
• If you are unemployed you can view our current Apprenticeships vacancies here www.lmc.ac.uk/schoolleavers/apprenticeships/apprenticeship-vacancies.
• You can also visit your local Young People’s Service or Jobcentre Plus to see if there are any vacancies and look in the local papers.
Studying on the business course at LMC will open up numerous doors for your future, so if you can see business as a key part of your future and are prepared to seize every opportunity, our course will be the most amazing thing you ever sign up for.
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