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City Training Services

Earn While You Learn & Jump Start Your Career

City Training Services – part of the Bradford College group

  • We have been delivering Apprenticeships for 30 years and we have supported 1000’s of people to successfully achieve a vocational qualification in their chosen career.
  • Our success rates are higher than the national average and many of our apprentices have won industry awards.
  • We work with excellent employers throughout the country who provide great opportunities.
  • We will help you with job search in your chosen career.

What are the benefits of an apprenticeship?

  • You will earn a salary, gain qualifications and get real hands on work experience.
  • You will be employed from day one.
  • Apprenticeships can lead to further education such as a foundation degree for some areas.

What’s an apprenticeship?

  • Apprenticeships are work-based qualifications that last between 12 and 48 months (depending on the industry and level).
  • You are employed from day 1 for a minimum of 30 hours per week.

So what qualifications will I be doing during my apprenticeship?

Vocational Qualifications- This is the hands on part of your training which shows that you understand your job and how to do it effectively.  This will be a Certificate or Diploma depending on the level of your apprenticeship.

Knowledge Qualifications – This will build your knowledge of the theory behind your job and gives you the opportunity to develop technical skills. This will also be a certificate or Diploma depending on the level of your apprenticeship.

Functional Skills – Increase your confidence by developing your English, Maths and ICT skills.  (Depending on your GCSE grades, you may not have to complete functional skills).

Employer Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) – Ensures that you as an apprentice understands each of the 9 national outcomes for ERR, such as your rights and responsibilities under employment law, health and safety and career pathways for your chosen career.

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) – this involves, creative thinking, independent enquiry, reflective learning, team work, self-management and effective participation.

What support will I get?

You will be assigned a Training coordinator/Assessor who will support you from day one and for the duration of your apprenticeship, they will visit you every 10 weeks to review your progress and will be available to speak to you at any time should you need to.  Your assessors and tutors are also there to support you with your qualifications throughout your training.

To apply please visit our website and follow the link to apply for an apprenticeship.

Richard Hinchliffe
Chief Executive
Telephone: 01274 728316
Email: [email protected]