Combined Competence and Knowledge Qualification
Skills, Knowledge & Behaviours
An apprentice will be required to undertake & have an understanding of a number of different core skills, knowledge & behaviours to complete this apprenticeship. Please see factsheet for more information.
Level 2 Mathematics & Level 2 English
To be eligible to undertake an apprenticeship a candidate must:
- Be aged 16 or over & have officially left school
- Must have a minimum of 4 GCSE’s at Grade A-C (9-4) including maths & English or a vocational qualification Level 2 plus GCSE grade A-C (9-4) in both maths & English. N.B. English & maths Functional Skills Level 1 will be accepted as an alternative to GCSE’s. (All potential apprentices will be asked to complete an online functional skills assessment regardless of previous qualifications*)
- NOT have achieved any qualification at the same or a higher level, in the same subject that is being undertaken.
- Be employed (NOT self employed) in the relevant occupational sector working at least 30 hours per week.
- Must have the right to work in England & spend at least 50% of their working hours in England over the duration of the apprenticeship.
- Must be a citizen of a country with in the European Economic Area (EEA) or have the right of abode in the UK AND have been ordinarily resident in the EEA for at least the previous 3 years on the first day of learning.
- The entry requirements for an Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3), isn't solely based on academic ability. More importantly it relates to the job description (& previous experience)you have. In order to gain the portfolio evidence for Level 3 you need to have supervisory responsibilities.
Learning and assessment
Theory work & learning materials delivered online with photographic, video & audio evidence being collected through the Onefile E-Portfolio platform, supported by off site technical training at Myerscough College as required.
The employer will have access to their apprentices Onefile E-Portfolio so they can monitor progress & work that has been set by the tutor.
The qualification is made up of a number of mandatory units designed to have maximum relevance to the job & integrate with day to day responsibilities.
An employer must allow an apprentice 20% of their working week to undertake work required to complete their apprenticeship (this is a legal requirement) & will include any college attendance required.
There will be an end point assessment, conducted by an independent assessor.
All components must be passed for the apprentice to meet the apprenticeship standard & these will include:
- On-line Knowledge Test
- Practical Tasks
- Presentation & Professional Interview
There will be 3 levels of achievement: Pass, Merit & Distinction
Apprentices successfully completing the Level 3 Apprenticeship have opportunities to progress within the industry by continuing onto Higher Education courses or full time employment.
Typical jobs apprentices will be able to progress onto on completion of this Apprenticeship will depend on the qualifications and experience gained, but could include: Workshop supervisor
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