This is a job, where you can earn and gain a nationally accredited qualification while you work. An apprenticeship gives your child the opportunity to study towards their chosen career path and start earning a wage.
There are various levels of apprenticeships, which will allow your child to work towards different qualifications.
||Equivalent educational level
||4, 5, 6 and 7
||Foundation degree and above
||6 and 7
||Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
This entails your child working for a minimum of 30 hours a week, which includes (paid) training time.
The training time will depend on the working hours and the tutor. Apprentices will be taught during the working week, at the workplace, off-site or via e-learning.