Volume 1 May 2020 - Flipbook - Page 11
F U T U R E S
A P P R E N T I C E S H I P S
Due to start an apprenticeship or wanting to find one? Here is the latest information, hot
off the press, to support you at this time.
Apprenticeships are fantastic opportunities that
allow you to earn and learn while you work. Covid
-19 has proven to be a disruption to these
opportunities as many businesses fall into survival
mode with little capacity for them to focus on
training when they are so concerned with business
continuity. The latest information on
apprenticeships is as follows:
The University and College Union has called for the
government to create a new public sector
apprenticeship programme in areas such as health
and social care.
There is a new podcast called @ApprenticeTalks
which has been made to educate, inform and give
insight into what it's really like to be an apprentice.
Apprenticeships will most likely see different types
of assessment methods following the Covid
Although without a crystal ball it is hard to predict
the future of apprenticeships, one thing we can be
sure of is that there are a wealth of resources out
there with information on how things are currently
changing and support for anyone who is interested
in doing an apprenticeship in the future. Amazing
Apprenticeships have the latest, up to date info on
all things apprenticeships and on their website
there is a wealth of resources to help find the right
one for you.
During April, 304 apprenticeship providers had
planned 13,732 starts but only achieved 2,693 due
During the last financial crisis, apprenticeships
were opened up to people of all ages and in all
sectors - more bold thinking along these lines is
being called for now.
Many apprentices are returning to their learning
providers from the 1st June with a mix of both face
to face and online methods.