An apprentice may work up to 40 hours per week and will be expected to complete 20% off-the-job training, this may include college attendance and regular visits from qualified Bury College Learning and Skills Coach.
Apprentices will gain valued qualifications designed to enhance their career and boost economic productivity. Starting on a Level 2 Intermediate or Level 3 Advanced apprenticeship with potential to progress up to Level 6, which is equivalent to a degree.
Apprentices and employers will benefit from a qualified Bury College Learning and Skills Coach with extensive industry knowledge and experience who will offer support and guidance throughout the qualification. In the work place, an industry-based mentor will work alongside the apprentice, developing the professional practice needed to succeed in the chosen career.
As apprenticeships are flexible work based learning, the qualification may be achieved a number of ways. A Bury College Learning and Skills Coach will visit the workplace on a regular basis and support the apprentice by developing an electronic portfolio which is used as evidence throughout