National Apprenticeship Week 2023
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Apprentices can expect:
- Certified training
- A wage and support
- Real experience and understanding of the industry they are working in
- Recognised qualifications
- Progression opportunities
You can find out more about apprenticeships here
We offer several apprenticeships including:
- Business Administration
- Project Management
- Teaching Assistant
- Early Years Practitioner
- Early Years Educator
Many employers based in the North Tyneside area offer apprenticeship opportunities. You can view our vacancies and other local opportunities here.
Employers can expect:
From an employer’s viewpoint apprenticeships are a highly effective way to recruit and train people on the job and retain staff. By employing apprentices, you are not only helping individuals develop a career, but you are also benefitting by investing in the business’s long-term future.
Employers can find out more here
What are the benefits of hiring an apprentice?
- 86% of employers said apprenticeships helped them develop skills relevant to their organisation
- 78% of employers said apprenticeships helped them improve productivity
- 74% of employers said apprenticeships helped them improve the quality of their product or service
- Control and greater opportunities to address skills shortage
- Reduced recruitment costs
- Develop job-specific skills and competencies that meet the needs of your business
- Attract and retain good quality candidates with the potential to progress
- Learning is tailored to the workplace and can be aimed at filling specific skills gaps
- Ongoing support from trained, experienced staff
Case Study: Shellie-Leah
Shellie is currently undertaking an Operational Management Apprenticeship with North Tyneside Council.
Having joined the council 6 years ago Shellie has since completed Level 2, 3 and 4 qualifications in Business & Professional Administration and is currently undertaking a Level 5 qualification in Operational Management. Shellie is a well liked team player, a fast learner and has brought maturity and understanding to her roles.
Case Study: Katie
Katie joined North Tyneside Council as an apprentice in 2020.
Katie has demonstrated both flexibility and adaptability in various roles within the council. Her ability to work as a valued team member and her problem-solving skills has earned her a permanent role as technical administrators at North Tyneside Council within the Responsive Repairs Team.
Case Study: Olivia
Olivia started her apprenticeship in September 2022 and has gone from strength to strength.
An integral part of the department in which she works her contribution to the team has had a huge impact and they now see her as a vital member of staff, Olivia’s confidence has noticeably grown, during her apprenticeship and she continues to make progress, supporting her peers and routinely making positive contributions.
Her employer says that they think very highly of Olivia so much, so they nominated her for the Spirit on North Tyneside Award which she has recently received
Case Study: Shannon
Since commencing her apprenticeship in 2020 Shannon has worked in several teams such as The Assets Team, Central Heating Team, and the Empty Homes team. In 2021 she secured a permanent job in The Responsive Repairs team with North Tyneside Council. Shannon has at all times demonstrated an ability to learn quickly and is now a stable and valued member of the team.