Apprenticeships with Alliance Learning
Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes that combine on-the-job training with bite-size study. With an Apprenticeship you will have an actual job and be working towards qualifications whilst you are at work.
This means that you will be learning essential skills directly relevant to the job you are doing, to a standard set by the industry itself. Training will usually take place at one of Bolton based training centre, where you will develop your skills at a level and pace that suits your individual needs.
There are 2 to 3 levels of an Apprenticeship depending on the occupational area you undertake, these are:
- - Intermediate Level Apprenticeships (Level 2)
- - Advanced Level Apprenticeships (Level 3)
- - Higher Apprenticeships (Level 4)
What will I be doing in an Apprenticeship?
During your Apprenticeship you will receive training, both at work and at our Bolton based training centre. The training will ultimately make you a skilled worker and will contribute to you gaining a number of qualifications.
There are five significant parts to Apprenticeship courses:
1. NVQ or Diploma at Level 2 or 3
The NVQ or Diploma is assessed in the workplace by carrying out observations, discussions and producing evidence to prove you are working to a high level within your job role.
2. Technical Certificate at Level 2 or 3
The Technical Certificate contains the essential, generic background knowledge and understanding for a range of common work roles and understanding of the personal and interpersonal skills required to work effectively in the business administration sector.
3. Key-skills in Communication, Application of Number and ICT
These focus on the skills that are used in every jobs. You will work on Communication, Application of Number and ICT.
4. ERR (Employee Rights and Responsibilities)
You are required to know and understand vital legislation such as Health and Safety, Data Protection and Discrimination, your responsibilities and rights at work and other key policies and procedures relevant to your job role.
5. PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills)
These are generic skills that are essential to life, learning and work. There are 6 PLTS: Independent Enquiry, Creative Thinking, Reflective Learning, Team Working, Self-managing, Effective Participation.
An Apprenticeship can take between 1 – 3 years to complete dependent upon the level undertaken.
We offer the following Apprenticeship courses across Wigan, Bury, Bolton and Greater Manchester:
Children & Young People's Workforce Development
Health & Social Care
Fabrication & Welding