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  1. City of Bristol College • James Boston • Business Advisor • APPRENTICESHIPS

  2. Presentation Structure • City of Bristol College – our credentials • Apprenticeships – good for business • What are Apprenticeships • Apprenticeship Frameworks • The costs of an Apprenticeship • Work the Apprentice will do during the Apprenticeship • Support offered to the Apprentice

  3. Our Credentials • One of the largest colleges in UK • 40,000 learners • £65m turnover • Work based learning experts: • £4m Workplace training • £8m Apprenticeships Judged by Ofsted to have • “outstanding employer responsive provision”

  4. “Apprenticeships are the best business model for encouraging learning, developing mentoring and passing on specialist skills”Sir Alan Sugar

  5. Apprenticeships – Good for Business • Introduce new ideas and innovation • Increased productivity • Improved quality standards • Increased staff retention and motivation • A more talented and diverse workforce • Greater competitiveness • Cost-effective, relevant training

  6. Apprenticeships • Modular work-based training programs • Competence – based qualification – QCF (NVQ) • Knowledge – based qualification – Technical Certificate • Functional Skills • Employment Rights & Responsibilities • Personal learning & thinking skills • Available at 3 levels – Standard, Advanced & Higher • Duration of Apprenticeship – range from 1 to 4 years depending on Framework

  7. Apprenticeship Frameworks • Accounting • Business Admin • Team Leading • Management • Customer Service • Providing Financial Services • Construction • Engineering • Painting and Decorating • Warehousing • Hospitality & Catering • Childcare • Health & Social Care • Playwork • Supported Teaching and Learning • Youthwork • Horticulture • Equine • Animal Care • Retail • Contact Centre

  8. Costs • Apprentice is an employee – contract of employment and paid a wage • Apprentice minimum wage - £2.60 per hr • Rules apply for over 19’s with minimum wage • Can have fixed term contracts Training Costs • 16 – 18 fully funded • Over 19 – reduced fee payable • 25+ Full Cost

  9. AGE Grant • £1500 • Employers with under 250 staff • Who employ a 16-24 year old apprentice • Providing no apprentice started in the last 3yrs

  10. Recruiting Apprentices • Dedicated recruitment team for new vacancies • All posts are advertised on National Apprenticeship Website • Preferred partner advertising can be arranged with relevant local press/media • Pre selection – match applicants prior to interview • Initial Assessment – testing levels of Maths and English • Support for interviews • Apprenticeships can also be offered to existing staff and we will provide support and briefings to identify eligible staff and induct to the training programme

  11. NAS Vacancies • Employers complete the Vacancy Template with an Apprenticeship Advisor from City of Bristol giving full details of the Apprenticeship job opportunity – wage, job description, hours of work • The vacancy is then advertised on NAS website to generate interest from applicants • Apprenticeship Advisers will support employers to short list and facilitate the recruitment process if required • Once an Apprentice is employed then the College will complete the formal Apprenticeship training induction and enrolment process

  12. Work the Apprentice will undertake Off the job learning - Knowledge • either at College or off work station On the job learning - Competence • Day to day activities involved with job • Portfolio of evidence created – assessed in workplace Supported by Individual Learning Plan (ILP) • A clear learning pathway • SMART targets with regular reviews • Chart progress and celebrate success Achievement • Apprenticeship Completion Certificates

  13. What Businesses say about City of Bristol College 97% of businesses that use the College would recommend to other businesses 95% of businesses felt that the College understood their business needs 97% felt that the College Training met their business or training need

  14. Contact the City of Bristol College A team of Business Advisors are available to support you Telephone : 0117 312 5020 www.cityofbristol.ac.uk