Date Posted: Aug 30, 2021
Bo signed up to DurhamWorks to get a fresh start of life. Bo had language and communication barriers which she felt she needed to improve on as she was not a native speaker.
Prior to joining DurhamWorks, Bo achieved an AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level3 (with distinction), but was keen to apply for the role of Apprentice Business Administrator Level3 with Durham County Council.
With support from a DurhamWorks Progression Adviser, Bo was successful in securing her Apprenticeship and became a key part of the Durham County Council team. Bo said, “It has enhanced me enormously as personal ...Read More
An apprenticeship is not a qualification, but a job with nationally recognised training.
By doing an apprenticeship you will be taking a number of qualifications and developing skills.
There are 3 levels of apprenticeship:
The apprenticeship is made up of three parts:
There may be additional elements for specific roles such as coaching qualifications for apprentices in sport or a CSCS site safety course for apprentices in construction.
This is an example of an apprenticeship in bricklaying:
After an apprenticeship, most people stay on in the job they have been doing or move on to a job for which they have achieved the qualification. They may also start the next level of the qualification.
If you are looking for an apprenticeship there are a number of options,
1. DurhamWorks have a number of apprenticeship opportunities available. Contact the team to discuss on 03000 262 930
2. Visit https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/