Date Posted: Jun 11, 2021
Health Education England Project Choice is a Supported Internship Programme for young people (aged between 16 – 24 years) in the local area who have a learning disability (LLD) or Autism (with an EHCP) supporting them into becoming work ready.
DurhamWorks participant Kyle was referred into Project Choice and has started a placement in a retail setting at Bishop Auckland. He has received support specifically, around building his confidence in communication and being more independent. He travels independently to work and education days on public transpo...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/