What is an Apprenticeship?

Essentially, an Apprenticeship is a full time job, combined with on the job training and importantly assessing the competence of the apprentice in the given job role. Your child would be gaining on the job experience, whilst earning a wage, and gaining a nationally recognised qualification. Completing a LifeSkills apprenticeship is an excellent way to gain practical experience, skills and knowledge that can be used to progress in the career of their choice.

Is an Apprentice paid?

LifeSkill’s moto is, learn-a-living and can to be found throughout our website and even forms our email address, learn-a-living.co.uk. An Apprenticeship, will earn initially a minimum of the National Minimum Apprenticeship wage, this is currently £3.70 per hour. Many employers often choose to pay more. The Apprentice is an employee of the company, they benefit from holidays, and have a contract as the rest of the employees would have.

How can my child apply to be an Apprentice?

Simply get in touch with us and we will organise an initial interview to have a chat about options and answer any questions about the different options available.

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