Date Posted: Jul 28, 2022
More than £1million in funding has been secured to help almost 300 unemployed young people get into work and improve their skills.
We and Groundwork North East have been successful in winning a £1.2million bid awarded by the Youth Futures Foundation. The funding has enabled us and Groundwork to establish the DurhamWorks Futures team, as part of DurhamWorks.
DurhamWorks is a dedicated programme for young people aged 16 to 24 living in County Durham who are not in education, employment or training.
The Futures team aims to support 290 unemployed young people between now and 2023. It will help th...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/