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North Tyneside Council Apprenticeships

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There are a number of high quality apprenticeship providers available to North Tyneside businesses. North Tyneside Council’s Employment and Skills service offers a customised business focused approach to employers, of any size, looking to the apprentice system to plan for future growth  

About apprenticeships:

  • Anyone over 16 years old can apply for an apprenticeship which combines working with studying to gain skills and knowledge in a specific job.
  • Apprentices can be new or current employees
  • Apprentices earn a salary and gain a qualification whilst gaining valuable workplace skills and experience.
  • All apprenticeships include elements of on-the-job and off-the-job training leading to industry recognised standards or qualifications..
  • Apprenticeships are available at various levels covering more than 170 industries and 1500 job roles
  • The minimum wage for apprentices is currently £3.70 per hour, but many employers pay more than this.
  • After finishing, the majority of apprentices (85%) will stay in employment, with two-thirds (64%) staying with the same employer
  • A third (32%) of all former apprentices had received a promotion within 12 months of finishing - of those in work three quarters (75%) reported taking on more responsibilities in their job
  • Employers think that qualified apprentices are 15% more employable than those with other qualifications

 

 

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