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My apprenticeship experience

Name: Wayne Page. Age: 62 (yes you read that right!) Apprenticeship: NVQ Level 3 - Lead Adult Social Care Worker. Qualifications: NVQ level 2 - Business Administration. Technically I am not an apprentice, but I am completing an apprenticeship as part of my CPD as a...

Apprenticeship information

What can I earn? As an apprentice you will earn a wage as you would in any other job. The starting salary for an apprentice can vary based on different factors including: The level of the apprenticeship The sector your job is based in e.g. retail, engineering, IT,...

Apprenticeship Information

Anyone over the age of 16 and living in England can apply for and complete an apprenticeship. All vacancy adverts usually state what the specific entry requirements are for that role. There will be different entry requirements depending on the job role, industry and...

Apprenticeship Information

As a student still in full time education it can be daunting thinking about the world outside of your school. For those who don’t want to go to university the idea of work and finding a job can be even scarier. There are so many more options available than you might...

National Apprenticeship Week 2019

This week (4th – 8th March) is National Apprenticeship Week! Apprentices, employers and training providers across the country are celebrating apprenticeships and how they benefit individuals, businesses, local communities and our economy. For many people, an...

City College Peterborough Celebration of Learning

On Thursday 18th October, learners from City College Peterborough attended the annual Celebration of Learning at Peterborough Cathedral. In front of an audience of over 500 people (!!!) learners were invited to collect their scrolls of achievement to celebrate their...

My apprenticeship

My name is Abbie Cosgrove, and I’ve just recently started working at City College Peterborough as a Receptionist Apprentice. When I was in secondary school, I unfortunately was signed off so I didn’t get to complete my GCSE’s, I did however go on to study at...

13 down, one to go

I officially only have one NVQ unit left, I have some that still need a little bit of evidence work to make them complete, but there is only one unit left that I haven’t actually started. Written work has made up a large part of my qualification, with only a few...

A balancing act

As well as the work to be done on the day job, there is also work to be done on the… night job? Well, that all really depends on how you look at it and most importantly, how you want to look at it. So, I think of it this way; the apprenticeship is spilt into two...

Finishing my apprenticeship

I am now in my last week of my apprenticeship and I have learned so much and gained a lot of experience, which has really helped me to prepare for my future and to go further with my career. I have learned how to answer telephone calls professionally, respond to...

Starting my apprenticeship

My name is Rebecca and I am currently working towards a Level 3 Business Administration course at NetSupport. Since starting my apprenticeship at NetSupport, I have settled in well and been made to feel very welcome. My team have been very supportive and helpful. The...

My top 10 benefits of apprenticeships

Apprenticeships can offer many benefits, here are my top 10: Gaining experience that may not have been available to you elsewhere Additional qualifications Helpful for people who may not have done well in school Can help decrease barriers to employment Integrates you...

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