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  • The Manchester College

  • FAQs about Apprenticeships

  • Possible collaboration

  • Who to contact

What We Do


Workplace Learning


Offender Learning

Post-16 Sixth Forms

NEET and Programmes for the Unemployed

Adult Learning

Higher Education

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



Q where are apprenticeship jobs found
Q. Where are Apprenticeship jobs found?

A. NAS, or the college, can signpost opportunities


    National Apprenticeship Service


    Job matching services

Q. What does Apprenticeship training consist of?

  • An Apprenticeship Framework includes

  • An NVQ competence based qualification

  • A theory/knowledge based qualification

  • A cluster of Functional Skills

  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities input

  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills


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!

16-18 No cost to employers

19+ Contribution usually necessary


salary cost of employee,

BUT, some subsidies are available


Business Administration


Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Health and Social Care









Creative and Cultural

Facilities Management

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

How you could get involved
How you could get involved

  • Employ an Apprentice

  • Prepare those not ready yet for an Apprenticeship

  • Use the college’s Apprenticeships as a destination for existing learners

  • Deliver part or all of a Framework with the college

Q who can i talk to
Q. Who can I talk to?

  • For Apprenticeships

    Riccy Longden (Assistant Principal)

    [email protected]

  • For “Third Sector” links

    Jonathan Putt (Assistant Principal)

    [email protected]