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What We Do
Post-16 Sixth Forms
NEET and Programmes for the Unemployed
All Ages, Levels and Sectors
Why We Do It
To increase participation
To raise aspirations
To improve achievement and skill levels
To improve progression
Q. What is an Apprenticeship?
A. It’s a job with training
Offered at 3 Levels
Intermediate Apprenticeship- Level 2
Advanced Apprenticeship- Level 3
Higher Apprenticeship- Level 4
Offered for 3 age groups
16-18 years old
A. NAS, or the college, can signpost opportunities
National Apprenticeship Service
Job matching services
Q. What does Apprenticeship training consist of?
Agree & develop a delivery model & plan to best fit the learner/employer needs.
Q. How is an Apprenticeship delivered?
A. That all depends…
Q. What are elements of best practice?
Focus on workplace delivery – not college attendance
English and Maths delivered in an integrated manner
Employers fully involved in the assessment process
Involvement of workplace Mentors
On-job and any off-job training fully integrated
Assessors fully involved in recruitment and selection of apprentices
Q. What does an Apprenticeship cost?
A. Age is important!
16-18No cost to employers
19+Contribution usually necessary
salary cost of employee,
BUT, some subsidies are available
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Health and Social Care
Creative and Cultural
Sustainable Resource Management
Community and Social Housing
Q. What Apprenticeships does The Manchester College offer?
A. It’s an expanding offer but at the moment…
PS. We also employ Apprentices…
…around 40 per year across the College in
Administration, Estates, Catering, Sport, Accounts, IT
Part of the Culture and Values of the Organisation
Minimises recruitment costs, improves succession planning
Our Apprentices are valued and make a valuable contribution
Riccy Longden (Assistant Principal)
Jonathan Putt (Assistant Principal)