Every apprenticeship follows a set framework. It is minimum of 21 hours per week which includes a day in college. It combines a vocational qualification with on the job training as well as essential skills in Maths English and ICT.
Each apprenticeship follows a framework developed by the Department for the Economy agreed with employers from the relevant industry. Each framework contains professional and technical qualifications and other qualifications all of which must be completed to becomes a qualified apprentice.
Apprentices must be working a minimum of 21 hours per week which includes your day at college.
Throughout the apprenticeship a solid working relationship is formed between the apprentice, the employer and SERC. This helps to Increase the chances of being kept on in full time employment after the apprenticeship has ended.