The Apprenticeship is a combination of work based skill development and knowledge that meet national standards required by Industry. An Apprenticeship Framework includes:
Each component of the apprenticeship is a qualification in its own right and is recognised nationally in all industries. There are two levels of Apprenticeship:
Level 2 Apprenticeships take 12 months to complete; Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeships take from 12 – 18 months. However, apprenticeships are tailored to the needs of the individual so they can take more time if required.
To qualify for funding, the learner must: