Apprenticeships in detail

If you are over 16, either a school leaver or someone looking to advance their career, an apprenticeship may be the route that you should take to achieve your career goals.

An apprenticeship enables you to train ‘on the job’, so you can ‘earn while you learn’ and accrue industry recognised qualifications as you go, as well as the skills and knowledge employers (and parents) demand.

Available Apprenticeships

Intermediate (Level 2)

Level 2 practical based qualification and the development of functional skills at level 1 in Maths & English and if relevant ICT. There may also be a relevant knowledge-based qualification if the framework requires it.

Advanced (Level 3)

Level 3 practical based qualification and the development of functional skills at level 2 in Maths & English and if relevant ICT. There may also be a relevant knowledge-based qualification if the framework requires it.

Higher (Level 4 and above)

Level 5 practical based qualification and the development of functional skills at level 2 in Maths & English and if relevant ICT. There may also be a relevant knowledge-based qualification if the framework requires it.

Apprenticeships currently available:

Team Leading and Operational/ Departmental Management

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For those who already work within the care sector and are looking  to develop their skills further to move into first line management  or for those who are looking to move into higher management roles then the Management Apprenticeship is definitely the right next move for you.

Team Leader/Supervisor Apprenticeship information (Level 3) 

 

Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship information (Level 5)

 

 

Early Years-Children and Young People's Workforce

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If you are interested in working with babies and young children under 5 then a ‘Children and Young People’s Workforce apprenticeship may be for you. This course offers a great opportunity for school leavers who are looking to embark upon a career within the Early Year’s sector, as well as those who already work in the sector but are looking to develop their skills and gain a recognised qualification to learn whilst earning a salary.

Children and Young People's Workforce Apprenticeship Information

 

Business Administration 

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These apprenticeship qualifications are ideal for anyone working in a customer facing or administrative support role within a care setting.


The Apprenticeship qualifications offer a wide range of available units so can be completely tailored to your role; Busy Bees are experts in the care sector and our qualifications are created to be completely relevant to your role.


By completing a Business Administration apprenticeship you will gain all the skills you need to be a vital and reliable member of the team.


Business Administration Apprenticeship information

 

Health and Social Care (Adults)

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If you work, or would like to start a career within the adult care sector, then an Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care is the right choice for you.


These Apprenticeship qualifications are relevant to those with a career in the following sectors:
· Elderly Care
· Mental Health
· Dementia
· Learning Disabilities
· General Health Care

Health and Social Care Apprenticeships information.


If you are working in a Management role within a Health and Social Care setting, please click here for more information on the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) (QCF) we offer.

 

 

Level 2 Diploma in Team Leading (QCF)

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The Level 2 Diploma in Team Leading (QCF) has been designed for those who have responsibility for the work of others as a team leader.

It is suitable if you are entering a management role, or if you have the ability and the opportunity to demonstrate recognisable management and leadership skills, for example, providing leadership for a team, encouraging innovation, allocating and checking work.

This qualification recognises the skills and competencies in the workplace and provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate the skills and knowledge needed for a career in management and leadership. The units encompass a broad range of competencies from the management and leadership sector.

 Team Leading Apprenticeship information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These apprenticeship qualifications are ideal for anyone working in a customer facing or administrative support role within a care setting.

The Apprenticeship qualifications offer a wide range of available units so can be completely tailored to your role; Busy Bees are experts in the care sector and our qualifications are created to be completely relevant to your role.

By completing a Business Administration apprenticeship you will gain all the skills you need to be a vital and reliable member of the team. 

Please click here for more information on the Business Administration Apprenticeships available. 

Apprenticeships currently available:

Playwork

 

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If you are currently working with children in a ‘playwork’ setting, such as a ‘before and after school club’ or play scheme, and are looking to enhance your skills, or you are looking to work in a playwork setting then a Playwork Apprenticeship could provide the right steps for you. 

Playwork Apprenticeship information

 

 

Catering


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If you are a school leaver, interested in creating nutritious and delicious menus and daily meals in the care sector, then this could be the right apprenticeship for you. This apprenticeship is also available if you currently work  in a kitchen within a care environment.

Catering Apprenticeship information

  

Customer Service

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The customer service apprenticeship is  ideal for anyone working in a role that is customer focused within the care sector. 


The customer service  Apprenticeship develops the skills, knowledge and behaviours to provide high quality service and care to customers through many interactions including face to face, telephone and social media. 

 Customer Service Apprenticeship Information.

  

Residential Childcare and Children's Services

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If you are currently working within the children and young people in a residential care environment and are looking to enhance and develop your skills then the Residential Childcare apprenticeship is for you. The apprenticeship will aid you as a practitioner for working with children, young people and families, including carers, to achieve positive and sustainable change to the lives of children.

Residential Childcare Apprenticeship Information

 

 

 

Teaching Assistants (Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools)

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If you work within a school setting, supporting children in their learning in the classroom a Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Apprenticeship is for you. The apprenticeship ensures that you have the skills, knowledge and behaviours  that teaching Assistants need to work in Primary, Special and Secondary education across all age ranges encompassing special educational needs and emotional vulnerabilities.

Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Information