What is an apprenticeship?

August is an important month for many young people as GCSE and A Level students will be receiving their overall grades. Receiving your results can be an anxious time for many but it can also be exciting and rewarding time seeing your hard work being paid off during your studies.

Choosing your next steps after leaving school can be difficult but there are many options out there. An apprenticeship is a great way to achieve a nationally recognised qualification as well as on the floor practical experience of being hairdressing, barbering or beauty.


So, what is an apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is available to anyone over the age of 16 and allows you to gain new skills and a nationally recognised qualification all whilst earning a wage at the same time. As an apprentice you will learn valuable work skills and in-depth sector knowledge throughout completing your qualification. All training is completed within the workplace, helping you to gain transferable skills e.g  working within a team, social media for business, customer service all of which will enhance your future.

During your apprenticeship you will be supported by your dedicated Trainer Coach who will visit you every month to complete units of your qualification through discussions, witness testimonies etc. We also use a wide variety of online platforms including Zoom and Microsoft Teams to enable you to experience a blended learning experience.


What are the benefits of doing an apprenticeship?

By completing an apprenticeship, you will gain a nationally recognised qualification whilst learning valuable work skills on the job. As an apprentice, you will be employed and earn a wage whilst completing your qualification. An apprenticeship allows you to gain experience of the world of work, helping to increase your skills and enhance your career. By entering employment and completing an apprenticeship you get to become more independentand confident within yourself.


If you would like to find out more information regarding an apprenticeship, we are here to help! You can speak with our team using the live chat fuction below. Or call our team today on 01443 749000 or email hello@isatraining.co.uk

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August 13, 2020