Apprenticeships in General Practice
There are a number of apprenticeship pathways in General Practice covering both the clinical and the non-clinical workforce. Apprenticeships offer a multitude of benefits that make them a valuable and rewarding pathway for individuals seeking to have a career in healthcare. Some key advantages of apprenticeships include:
- Hands-on Learning
- Skill Development
- Earn While You Learn
- Mentorship and Guidance
- Career Progression
- Industry Recognition
- Tailored Learning
- Smooth Transition to Employment
- Enhanced Confidence
In essence, apprenticeships offer a holistic learning journey that combines education, practical experience, mentorship, and financial stability, making them an advantageous route for individuals looking to enter, excel in, and contribute to their chosen industries.
Apprentices must be employed for a minimum of 30-hours per week and meet set standards in Functional Skills (Maths and English).
Access the GOV.UK ‘Becoming an Apprentice’ information.
If you need assistance you can visit GOV.UK to see how to register and use the apprenticeship service as an employer – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) or you can call the apprenticeship helpline on 08000 150 600 for advice.
DAS Account Setup and Apprenticeship Funding Reservations
The DAS Account Setup Guide can be downloaded here
The Funding Reservation Guide can be downloaded here
The 2023/24 Apprenticeship Funding Rules Guide can be downloaded here
DAS Account Training
In addition to the video above Calderdale College is offering funded ‘Introduction to DAS’ training. The training will take employers through a simple step-by-step journey to help them get the most out of the Apprenticeship Service and guide you through the following topics during the session:
- What is the Digital Apprenticeship Service?
- Registering for the service
- Reserving apprenticeship funding
- Adding an apprentice
- Managing apprentice and cohort data
- Adding and administering training provider permissions
Participants will also learn how to use other functions within the service such as:
- Advertising for an apprentice
- Sourcing a training provider
- Applying for apprenticeship funding through a levy transfer
To book a place get in touch with their team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 01422 418 430.
The training is part of the Collaborative Apprenticeships project and is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF). The project is managed by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) and Calderdale College is supporting the delivery.