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Applicants will only be able to enrol on an apprenticeship if they are in a job role (or roles) within their organisation that provides the opportunity for them to gain the knowledge, skills and behaviours as specified on the specification. Individual employers may stipulate higher entry requirements than those stated. The entry requirements listed below should therefore be treated as the minimum entry requirements.

· The duration of the apprenticeship will not be less than the minimum specified on the Framework or Standard.

· The duration may be adjusted to take into account prior KSB

· The fee may be adjusted based on prior KSB of apprentices

Apprenticeship Programme Entry Requirements (2020/2021)

Business Administration

Route Level Entry Requirements Start Date Duration Max Fees
Business Administration 2 4 x GCSE A*-D / 9-3 including English and Maths or equivalent Roll on 12 months £2,000
Business Administrator ST0070 3 5 x GCSE A*-D / 9-3 which must include GCSE English at A*-C / 9-4 and Maths at A*-D / 9-3 or equivalent Roll on 12-18 months £5,000
Team Leader/Supervisor ST0384 3 4 x GCSE A*-D/ 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent Roll on 12-18 months £4,500
HR support ST0239 3 4 x GCSE A*-D/ 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent September 2020 18-24 months £5,000

 

Care Services

Route Level Entry Requirements Start Date Duration Max Fees
Healthcare Support Worker ST2016 2 4 x GCSE A*-D/ 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent or relevant work experience and required initial assessment results Roll on 18 months £3,000
Senior Healthcare Worker ST0217 3 4 x GCSE A*-D/ 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent or relevant work experience and required initial assessment results Roll on 24 months £3,000
Adult Care Worker 2 4 x GCSE A*-D/ 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent or relevant work experience and required initial assessment results Roll on 24 months £3,000
Lead Adult Care Worker ST0006 3 4 x GCSE A*-D/ 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent or relevant work experience and required initial assessment results Roll on 12-18 months £3,000
Care Leadership & Management – General Adult Care ST0005 5 5 x GCSE A*-C/ 9-4 which must include GCSE English and Maths at A*-C/ 9-4 or equivalent or relevant work experience and required initial assessment result Roll on / £2,000

 

Catering & Hospitality

Route Level Entry Requirements Start Date Duration Max Fees
Commis Chef ST0228 2 No GCSEs required, but must demonstrate the ability to achieve Maths/English L2 functional skills as indicated in BKSB assessment Roll on 12 months £9,000
Hospitality Team Member (Food & Beverage Service OR Food production) ST0233 2 No GCSEs required, but must demonstrate the ability to achieve Maths/English L2 functional skills as indicated in BKSB assessment Roll on 12 months £5,000
Hospitality Supervisor – Food & Beverage Supervisor ST0230 3 No GCSEs required, but must demonstrate the ability to achieve Maths/English L2 functional skills as indicated in BKSB assessment. Sufficient proven experience in the sector is needed or the successful completion of a skills test Roll on 12 months £5,000

 

Construction

Route Level Entry Requirements Start Date Duration Max Fees
Housing & Property Management Assistant ST0235 2 4 x GCSE A*-D/ 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent Roll on 12 months £3,000
Housing & Property Management ST0234 3 4 x GCSE A*-D/ 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent Roll on 18 months £9,000

 

Digital

Route Level Entry Requirements Start Date Duration Max Fees
Digital Marketer ST0122 3 4 x GCSE at A*-D / 9-3 which must include GCSE Maths at A*-C / 9-4 and English at A*-D / 9-3 or equivalent, and a Level 2 Qualification in an IT related field or relevant industry experience Roll on 18 months £12,000
Infrastructure Technician ST0125 3 4 x GCSE at A*-D / 9-3 which must include GCSE Maths at A*-C / 9-4 and English at A*-D / 9-3 or equivalent, and a Level 2 Qualification in an IT related field or relevant industry experience Roll on 12 months £15,000
Network Engineer ST0127 4 4 x GCSE A*-C/ 9-4 including Maths and English or equivalent or have successfully completed a British Computer Society – The Chartered Institute for IT Apprenticeship at Level 3 Roll on 24 months £18,000

 

Education & Childcare

Route Level Entry Requirements Start Date Duration Max Fees
Children and Young People’s Workforce 2 4 x GCSE A*-D/ 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent. Require an in initial BKSB assessment for ICT Roll on 12 months £2,000
Children and Young People’s Workforce – Early Years Educator 3 4 x GCSE A*-D/ 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent. Require an in initial BKSB assessment for ICT Roll on 18 months £2,500
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools 2 4 x GCSE A*-D / 9-3 which must include GCSE English at A*-C / 9-4 and Maths at A*-D / 9-3 or equivalent. Require an initial BKSB assessment for ICT Roll on 15 months £2,000
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools 3 4 x GCSE A*-D / 9-3 which must include GCSE English at A*-C / 9-4 and Maths at A*-D / 9-3 or equivalent. Require an initial BKSB assessment for ICT Roll on 18 months £2,500
Learning and Skills Teacher ST0149 5 GCSE A*-C / 9-4 in English & Maths Degree or relevant industrial experience September 2020 24 months £10,000

 

Engineering & Manufacturing

Route Level Entry Requirements Start Date Duration Max Fees
Improving Operational Performance – Performing Engineering Operations 2 4 x GCSE A*-D / 9-3 including Maths and Science and English at E/2 or above. Applicants can also be accepted based on equivalent and/or relevant experience September 2020 12 months £4,000
Engineering Manufacture – Mechanical manufacturing Engineering 3 5 x GCSE at C/ 9-4 or higher including Mathematics and science, or equivalent and/or relevant experience with a minimum of D/3 for English September 2020 18 months £12,000
Engineering Operative – pathway 1 Maintenance ST0537 2 4 GCSE’s at C / 9-4 including Maths and English September 2020 12 months £6,000
Engineering Operative – pathway 4 Fabrication ST0537 2 4 GCSE’s at C / 9-4 including Maths and English September 2020 12 months £6,000
Engineering Technician – pathway 9 Machinist ST0537 3 5 GCSE’s at C / 9-4 including Maths and English September 2020 42 months £26,000

 

Health & Science

Route Level Entry Requirements Start Date Duration Max Fees
Laboratory Technician ST0248 3 4 x GCSE A*-C / 9-4, including English, mathematics and science or equivalent All year 18-24 months £21,000

 

Legal, Finance and Accounting

Route Level Entry Requirements Start Date Duration Max Fees
Assistant Accountant ST0002 3 4 x GCSE A*-C / 9-4 which must include GCSE English and Maths at A*-C/ 9-4 or equivalent OR A pass at Level 2 AAT certificate in Accounting or a L2 accounting qualification from another awarding body or A Level Accounting at A*-C. The ability to word process is essential. NB a diagnostic assessment may be completed to establish L2 accounting abilities in lieu of a L2 accounting qualification. September 2020 12-18 months £9,000
Professional Accounting Taxation Technician ST0003 4 5 x GCSE’s A*-C / 9-4 which must include GCSE English and Maths at A*-C/ 9-4 or equivalent & an AAT L3 or equivalent level accounting qualification September 2020 18-24 months £9,000

 

Sales, marketing and procurement

Route Level Entry Requirements Start Date Duration Max Fees
Customer Service Practitioner ST0072 2 4 x GCSE A*-D/ 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent Roll on 12 months £4,000
Customer Service Specialist ST0071 3 4 x GCSE A*-D/ 9-3 including Maths and English or equivalent Roll on 12 months £4,000