As an employed Apprentice you will gain practical skills along with knowledge and understanding relevant to your chosen course. The course will cover mandatory units, which will give you an insight into the business world, these include:
Principles of business
Principles of administration
Communication in the business environment
Managing personal and professional devlopment
Developing working relationships with colleagues
The remaining credits can be gained from a wide range of optional units that fit around the type of work you undertake in the workplace. Once you have practiced these skills you will need to show competence in the chosen units.
You will spend most of your time in the workplace employed as an apprentice. There will be knowledge workshops planned within your course. You will be expected to attend Functional Skills classes unless you already have prior accreditation.
This apprenticeship typically takes from 15 - 24 months depending on the level of study.