Apprenticeship FAQ’s

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How do I get an Apprenticeship?

To be an Apprentice, you must have an employer willing to enrol you on to an Apprenticeship programme. You can either source your own employer by approaching organisations, or applying for vacancies with Anglia Professional Training through our website.

A have an employer willing to employ me as an Apprentice. How do I enrol with APT?

Contact our friendly team at APT on 01733 268199 or contact us via our enquiry form on our website and we will be able to walk you through the process.

Are there any minimum requirements to get on to an Apprenticeship?

Different qualifications have different requirements. APT will work with you to determine your current level of attainment and ensure you are enrolled on the correct programme to best suit you and your employer.

I have a degree – does this mean I can’t be an Apprentice?

No. Apprenticeships are available to all different levels of qualifications. APT will ensure you are enrolled on an appropriate Apprenticeship level, so you learn new knowledge, skills and behaviours and do not duplicate your learning.

How much will I earn?

It is the employer’s discretion how much this wish to pay their apprentice. However, in the first year of an Apprenticeship programme, they employer must pay the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices.

How long will my Apprenticeship last?

Apprenticeships with APT usually last between a minimum of 12 months and maximum of 60 months, dependant of the programme of study.

How does Apprenticeship Training Work?

APT deliver a majority of their training in the classroom. The frequency of delivery varies from programme to programme, from one day or evening a week, to once a fortnight. Apprentices are also expected to study outside of the classroom, using online and textbook resources provided by APT. You will also complete training with your employer, learning new skills and knowledge on the job. You will complete an End-Point Assessment at the end of the programme, assessing the knowledge, skills and behaviours learned.

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