SANDWELL COLLEGE EMPLOYER GUIDE
• Grow or upskill your team with apprenticeships • An apprenticeship is a training programme designed to industry standards and designed with businesses in mind. Apprenticeships can help employers recruit new talent but can also assist them in upskilling current employees • While the apprentice works for you, they also learn the core skill set at Sandwell College and study for a nationally recognised qualification • Apprentices generally work between 30 and 40 hours per week and they spend a minimum of 20% of their annual paid working hours training towards their apprenticeship with us • This is a perfect way to invest in a future workforce whilst also adding a committed person to your headcount Why choose an apprenticeship with us A leading apprenticeship provider with over 30 years’ experience and success rates 10% above the average
How long does an apprenticeship take? Between 1 and 4 years Is there an age restriction? Anyone aged 16 or over can do an apprenticeship How many hours a week will my apprentice work? Around 30-40 hours (16/17 year olds aren’t legally allowed to do more than 40 hours). Off-the-job training is a statutory requirement for an apprenticeship. It is training received by the apprentice during the apprentice’s normal working hours, for the purpose of achieving the knowledge, skills and behaviours of the approved apprenticeship.
EQUIVALENT EDUCATIONAL PASS 5 GCSE passes 2 A Level passes
4 and 5 Foundation Degree & above
TRAINING LEARNING APPRENTICESHIPS RECRUITMENT
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