FAQ's

Most frequently asked Apprenticeship Questions

 

What is an Apprenticeship?
Apprenticeships refer to on-the-job training leading to nationally recognised qualifications. They are relevant to your job role and are completed in the workplace.
How is learning completed in an Apprenticeship?
All training will take place in the work place. One of our specialist assessors will visit you and guide you through the course.
How long does an Apprenticeship take?
An apprenticeship lasts for a minimum of 12 months, but can be as long as 4 years.
Who are Apprenticeships for?
Apprenticeships are open to all age groups whether they are just leaving school, have been working for years or are seeking to start a new career.
How much will I earn?
The minimum wage for an apprentice is £3.50
How is my work assessed?
We have a team of qualified Assessors who collect evidence of competence by building a portfolio. We use a variety of methods to assess and collect evidence: observation of the learner at work, discussions based on tasks done and collection of work-based products and assignments set in conjunction with the employer. Many of these are collected using voice recordings, photographs and personal statements.
What are the advantages of an Apprentice to the Learner?
As an apprentice, you have the opportunity to earn a real wage whilst achieving a solid base of qualifications. Steadfast Training offers guidance to help steer you in the right direction.
How do I become an Apprentice?
If you need any more information or would like to apply please contact Steadfast Training Ltd
What are my rights as an Apprentice?
For detailed information about your rights as an Apprentice please visit the following website: www.gov.uk/apprenticeships-guide
What is IAG?
Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) is a broad term describing the support needed by learners
What is an e-portfolio?
An e-portfolio is a collection of work developed across varied contexts over time. The e-portfolio can advance learning by providing students with a way to organise, archive and display pieces of work. For more information on e-portfolios please visit: http://www.learningassistant.com


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