What is an apprenticeship sponsor?

What is an apprenticeship sponsor?

If a company or organization is listed as an apprenticeship sponsor, that’s because they recently hired (or “sponsored”) one or more apprentices. To learn about current or future openings for new apprenticeships, contact the listed sponsors directly.

How many years is an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships take between one and six years to complete.

Can I claim benefits on an apprenticeship?

Apprentice benefits Apprentices working more than 33 hours a week are entitled to the same benefits as everyone else in the workplace. These include: sick pay entitlement. at least 20 days paid holiday a year.

How do I write a CV for an apprenticeship?


  1. Getting your CV started. First things first, this is a guide to the perfect apprenticeship or entry-level CV.
  2. Your details. Your details are arguably the most important part of your CV.
  3. Personal statement.
  4. Education.
  5. Skills.
  6. Employment history / work experience.
  7. Interests.
  8. References.

When can I apply for an apprenticeship 2020?

When should I apply for an apprenticeship? As soon as you see a vacancy that interests you, apply for it, just like you would with any other job. Typically, this will be a few months before the start date. So, you should start looking around six months before you’d ideally like to start.

How do you get an apprenticeship?

  1. Search on Totaljobs. Search for an apprenticeship on Totaljobs.
  2. Search company websites.
  3. Contact employers directly.
  4. Get the grades to impress employers.
  5. Secure work experience.
  6. Do some pre-apprenticeship training.

Do I get paid for apprenticeships?

As an apprentice you have the same rights as other employees, apprenticeships are classed as paid employment. Just like other employees the rate paid to apprentices varies between different sectors (e.g. Hair and Beauty, Engineering, Retail etc) it also varies by region and between different employers.

Can I apply for an apprenticeship if I have a degree?

If you already have a degree, you can either apply for a degree apprenticeship at postgraduate level, or at graduate level in a different field to your degree. As long as the apprenticeship involves a significant amount of new learning or updating outdated skills because the world has moved on, you’re free to apply.

How long does it take to start an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships generally take about 4-1/2 to 5 years to complete. You have two options when looking to complete an apprenticeship: Apply to a professional group and, if you receive acceptance.

Does the government pay for apprentices?

Apprenticeship funding is available for employers from the government. The size of the funding you will receive varies depending on whether you pay the apprenticeship levy or not. Prior to 1st April 2019, non-levy paying companies had to pay 10% of the cost of training and assessing each apprentice.

Do I need experience for an apprenticeship?

You don’t need work experience to get ahead “Apprenticeships are a great first step in a career,” says Charlotte Domanski, knowledge and research manager for Business in the Community. But don’t underestimate the value to employers of other skills and experience you might have gained.

Is it hard to get into a union apprenticeship?

Applying for a union apprenticeship can be an arduous process. Most applicants have no idea what a union entrance exam will cover, or even what qualities unions are looking for. Truthfully, every union is different in positive and negative ways in terms of who they take into their apprenticeship programs.

Who qualifies for apprenticeship?

Be aged 16 or older at the start of the apprenticeship. Not be enrolled on another funded apprenticeship or another funded further education or higher education programme at the time you start your new apprenticeship.

Do IBEW apprentices get paid?

Yes, apprentices are paid while working on the job with a participating electrical contractor. Beginning wages and benefits are good and apprentices receive wage increases based on successful completion of schooling and on-the-job training.

Is an apprentice classed as full time education?

So, are apprenticeships as full time education? In short, yes. If you do an apprenticeship, you aren’t breaking the law. However, don’t confuse full time education with full time classroom learning – with an apprenticeship you will gain the benefits of both classroom learning, and also practical learning.

Why am I applying for an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are an excellent way to gain access to a company or a sector you want to work in, and if you do a really good job and become a valued member of the team it will put you in a strong position when there are permanent job opportunities. Learn transferable skills.

What are the disadvantages of an apprenticeship?

The Cons

  • You Won’t Get Access to Certain Careers. It can be extremely challenging if you attain an apprenticeship and later on in life decide that you want to change career paths.
  • You Won’t Experience University Life.
  • You’ll Have Greater Responsibilities.
  • Holidays Are Short.
  • The Competition Is Tough.
  • The Salary Is Lower.

How do I apply for an NHS apprenticeship?

Applying for an NHS apprenticeship

  1. show that you are committed.
  2. make sure you are aware of your responsibilities.
  3. demonstrate that you are able to cope with work and study.
  4. take a look at the range of healthcare apprenticeship career routes on the Skills for Health website.

What you need to know before starting an apprenticeship?

  • Choose the right qualification. You and your employer should agree on the appropriate qualification that will meet your career goals and be suitable for the workplace.
  • Sign a contract.
  • Prepare a Training Plan Proposal.
  • Training Contract is lodged.
  • Contract is approved.
  • Training Plan is completed.

What is the minimum wage for apprentices 2020?

*for apprentices under 19 or 19 or over and in the first year of their apprenticeship….What are rates of the NMW and NLW?

Rate from 1 April 2020 Rate from 1 April 2021
the apprentice rate * £4.15 £4.30

Do apprentices pay tax?

Apprentices are employees, and they are treated as such for tax purposes. This means that you will have to pay income tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs) in the same way as everyone else. You will normally be taxed through the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.

Can an apprentice be sacked?

If an apprentice has a Contract of Apprenticeship, there are very limited ways in which an apprentice can be dismissed; if they are wholly unteachable, by mutual consent, when their apprenticeship comes to an end or by reason of redundancy.

Is it easy to get apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships aren’t the ‘easy’ option. Holding down a full-time job and studying takes commitment and hard work, and it won’t be right for everyone. You’ll need to prove yourself in the workplace, while getting to grips with studying for a higher level qualification.