ACHIEVING QUALIFICATIONS AND GAINING REAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Employers value real working skills when they are selecting new employees and promoting existing employees. So Apprentices who have worked for and achieved qualifications as well as gained experience at work will be in a good position to further theircareer.
Depending on their starting point successful applicants will work towards an Apprenticeship or an Advanced Apprenticeship with Skillnet. Usually they work through their level 2 NVQ or VCQ, skills in maths, English and ICT and Level 2 Technical Certificates and then progress onto theirLevel 3 NVQ/VCQ and Level 3 Technical Certificates.
For technical qualifications, once they have achieved these awards they are recognised as a qualified Vehicle Technician. They can then build on these awards through further training or education. Skillnet can provide Apprentices with advice and guidance on how to start an Apprenticeship and then how to develop their career to become a Senior Technician or a Senior Manager.
Skillnet also deliver a range of non-technical qualifications, so whatever their interest, Skillnet offers training courses which will help.
What Is An Apprenticeship?
An Apprenticeship is your passport to an exciting new career. As well as gaining valuable qualifications Apprentices will also gain real practical skills that will help them build a successful long term career. Whether an Apprenticeship is technical or non-technical they will learn skills relevant to today’s employers.
Why Choose an Apprenticeship?
GAIN SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Doing an Apprenticeship or an Advanced Apprenticeship involves "on-the-job" training. Apprentices can build up knowledge and skills, gain qualifications and earn money all at the same time.
EARN WHILE THEY LEARN
Apprentices are e trained in the skills they need to become a fully qualified member of staff. As they progress through their qualifications they will become a more valuable employee and their earning abilities will increase accordingly.