Are you looking to take your first step towards your dream job? Or maybe you want to earn and learn at the same time?
An Apprenticeship is a fantastic career path that gives you the opportunity to learn, benefit from practical hands on experience, gain a qualification and earn a wage, ALL AT THE SAME TIME!!
An apprenticeship usually takes between 1 – 4 years to complete depending on level and industry. You will be working in a real job where you will be employed by a company, have a contract of employment, get paid a salary and be entitled to all of the statutory benefits such as holiday and sick pay.
Whether it is Nuclear Decommissioning or Childcare you’re into, you will most probably be able to do it as an apprenticeship, as there are currently more than 1500 job roles covering 170 industries in the UK alone. You can experience amazing opportunities as an apprentice where you might work on some really innovative projects and let your creative side shine through.
Research done by the National Apprenticeship Service shows that more than 90% of apprentices stay in employment at the end of their apprenticeship.
So what are you waiting for? Every apprenticeship is different so why not find the right one for you?
Case study: Progression to Higher Education
Karen Harrison was working as a Care Home Consultant wishing to return to nursing practice following the expiration of her PIN. Karen was made aware of the Level 5 qualification as a route to university and decided to source a course to help her meet the entry criteria, enrolling with a local college.
However the college decided to withdraw the course due to lack of interest, it was at this point Karen contacted FNTC and although very nervous to start with Karen was well aware that the course would also her to develop her leadership and management skills.