10 Reasons to Become an Apprentice with Apprenticeships at Salford City College
Apprenticeships, like any qualification, have levels to them. Starting at level 2 qualifications and working up to level 4 or 5 Higher Apprenticeships, students can work at a level that suits them and their needs.
Many of the biggest companies are recruiting more apprentices than ever before, providing outstanding career opportunities across a wide range of industry sectors. We are proud to provide excellent learning opportunities for all of our apprentices delivered by an outstanding team of specialist apprenticeship delivery staff.
The great thing about an apprenticeship is that you earn a wage while gaining a qualification. Many employers choose to pay above the minimum apprenticeship wage, and salaries can vary depending on region, sector and level of apprenticeship.
Every student hopes to get a job at the end of their apprenticeship, but we are proud to say that over 90% of our apprentices stay with the company in which they finished their qualification. This just shows the hard work and dedication our apprentices put into their work and their qualification.
All of our assessors are experts in their fields and will give 100% commitment to develop students’ skills, knowledge and behaviours. Students’ delivery specialist will keep in touch with them throughout their apprenticeship and may check in with them by email, phone, or face-to-face meetings at their work place or at one of our college venues.
At Salford City College, we understand that the transition into an apprenticeship can be daunting. We have a range of support available to help students achieve their qualification and be successful in their chosen career path. Our dedicated pastoral officer, works with all of our apprentices, ensuring that they are cared for and have access to dedicated support whenever needed.
All apprentices are entitled to 20% of their time as “off the job” training to enable them to develop their skills and complete any course work. When this takes place, it will be agreed between the apprentice, the line manager and the delivery specialist.
All students have access to an online portal called Canvas where they can access the course resources such as videos, workbooks and tutorials. They also have access to the pastoral page which provides links to support with their day-to-day life.
Apprenticeships open up so many more opportunities for you to pursue in the future. Whatever course you choose to study with us, opens up so many opportunities in that sector for you to pursue in the future. the more qualifications you complete, the more opportunities you open up for yourself to progress to your dream role in the future.
Apprenticeships at Salford City College cover a wide range of sectors throughout the working world. Covering everything from health and social care to digital marketing and journalism, we can help you get into the sector you’re passionate about at the level that suits you.