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FAQs

 Question Answer
What is an apprenticeship?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          An apprenticeship is a work based programme where the apprentice is employed by the university and works towards a specific, nationally recognised qualification 
 Who are apprenticeships for?  Apprenticeships are for anyone who has left school whether they are 16-60+
 How long does the apprenticeship last for?                  Apprenticeships can last from 1 - 4 years depending on the course which has been taken
 What do the levels mean?

Intermediate - Level 2 (GCSE A-C Pass)

Advanced - Level 3 (A-Level equivalent)

Higher - Level 4 - 7 (Certificate of higher education - Masters Degree)  

 What is a training provider?  A training provider will usually be a college or an independent training provider
 What is off the job training?  All apprenticeship standards must involve at least 20% off the job learning which is measured across the duration of the apprenticeship and must take place during employed time. It can include: Practical Training, Learning Support and Teaching of Theory