No. Your employer pays your wage and we apply for government funding from the Education and Skills Funding Agency to support the cost of your qualification.
Currently 100% funding is available for apprentices ages 16– 18 and 90% for those aged 19 + (subject to the employer’s levy status).
You or your employer can call us to discuss any questions you have regarding funding visit our employer page for more information or callus on 01827 216171.
Apprentices usually work for at least 30 paid hours a week and must work more than 16.
Details of your exact working hours will be determined by your employer and set out in your Apprenticeship agreement / contract of employment.
If you are applying for a new job and your application issuccessful, you will be put forward for interview. If you're already employed,it's unlikely you'll need to have an interview, it is important to be prepared for your interview and we can help you prepare for this.
If you're not currently employed or looking for a new job,you can apply for Apprenticeship vacancies advertised by employers looking to employ an Apprentice, as you must be employed to undertake an Apprenticeship.
You can view current vacancies here.
If you already have a job and wish to gain a qualification in that industry as an Apprentice, this is possible subject to your employer’s agreement.
Yes. You will be officially employed and given a contract of employment / Apprentice agreement which will include details of your working week, wage and holiday entitlement. You will be entitled to the same conditions as other employees working at similar grades or in similar roles.
Yes! Apprentices are entitled to a NUS Card through theNational Union of Students. For just £12 this card entitles you to discounts at many of your favourite high street and online retailers.
An Apprenticeship is a job and in no way related to the academic calendar. You can apply for an Apprenticeship at any time of the year.
Starting your training depends upon the availability of a suitable position being offered by an employer and your success in being accepted by that employer to undertake that role.
Your start date will need to coincide with yourApprenticeship enrolment date. Your Personal Trainer will visit you and your employer at your new place of work on your first day.
Yes. If you already have a job and wish to gain a nationally recognised qualification in that role, an Apprenticeship is a great way to do it. A great way to start is to visit our Apprenticeship options ready to discuss with your employer or give us a call on 01826 216171.
An Apprenticeship offers the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification through practical training on and off the job. TTI Apprentices gain job-specific skills, whilst working alongside experienced staff and earning a wage.
An Apprenticeship offers you the best of both worlds.
As an Apprentice you are an employee, with employee’s rights, wages and holiday entitlements.
In addition to earning whilst you learn, on completing your Apprenticeship you’ll also have solid industry experience and valuable references on your CV.