What is the Provider Access Legislation?

The new Provider Access Legislation has now taken effect and applies to all schools in England.

Download the guide below with sets out the main points that your school needs to know.


Key Requirements

What are Traineeships?

A Traineeship is a fully-funded education and training programme for 16-24* year olds (*25 year olds with an Education, Health and Care Plan) to build employability skills and gain valuable sector-based experience through a work placement.

Download the information sheet to find out about Traineeships.


Traineeships Explained

What are T-Levels?

T Levels are qualifications combining classroom learning, alongside an industry placement and they are designed for young people as an option following GCSEs (post-16). 

Download the information sheet to find out all you need to know about T-Levels.


T-Levels Explained


Relocation for apprentices is on the rise, with many employers realising that in order to attract the widest pool of talent to their businesses, they may need to recruit from beyond their local area. This guide sets out some of the options for anyone considering relocation through an apprenticeship.

Download the attached sheet to find out everything you need to know about relocating for your Apprenticeship.


Relocating Guidance

Green Apprenticeships

It’s an exciting time for individuals thinking about green apprenticeship roles. Many organisations are now focusing on the different ways they can have a positive impact on the environment through the products and services they offer, and in turn, linking this to the apprenticeship programmes that they offer.

Download the information sheet for top tips to find a green apprenticeship.


Top Tips for Green Apprenticeships

How to write a CV

Many job adverts will request that you submit a CV as part of the application process. Having a CV ready that can be quickly updated is important for any new job seeker.

Download the information sheet for useful information and guidance how to write the perfect CV.


CV Guidance

How to write a cover letter

You should always include a covering letter when you send your CV and/or an application form to an employer.

Download the information sheet below to find useful information and guidance to help you write the perfect cover letter for your application.


Cover Letter Guidance

GCSE Grades

The 9-1 grading scheme was brought in alongside a new GCSE curriculum in England, which began rolling out in 2017.

Download the information sheet which explains how the new GCSEs are graded.


GCSE Grades Explained

Assessments Explained

End Point Assessment (also commonly referred to as EPA) is the final stage of the apprenticeship programme.

Download the information sheet below to find out more about end-point assessments for Apprenticeships.


Assessments Explained

Finance Information

One of the benefits of being an apprentice is that you are paid, but how does this work and how could it affect your household?

Download the information sheet to find out all the information you need on Apprenticeships Finances.


Apprenticeship Finances

Finding the Best Apprenticeship

With thousands of different apprenticeships to chose from – it can sometimes feel daunting to know where and when you should be looking – and what you should be looking out for.

Download the attached document to help find the right Apprenticeship for you.


Apprenticeships for you

Apprenticeship Levels

Apprenticeship levels range from level 2 (intermediate) through to level 7 (master’s level) in more than 1,500 different job roles.

Download the attached document to find out more about Apprenticeship Levels.


Apprenticeship Levels

What is an Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a real job, available to individuals aged 16+ (with no upper age limit). Apprentices are typically employed for at least 30 hours per week.

Please download the attached information sheet giving you the 8 Key Facts on Apprenticeships.


8 Key Facts You Need to Know

8. Safeguarding

The Safeguarding Team will be available at enrolment to meet any applicants at enrolment if any the following criteria apply.

  • Anyone who was known to Safeguarding Team at school
  • Anyone who has poor Mental Health / Anxiety
  • Anyone who has a social worker working with family.
  • Anyone who has not been in school (Home schooled)
  • Anyone who is Looked After Child (in care of local authority ) or Care Leavers
  • Young Carers
  • Anyone living with someone other than parents – Foster carers / SGO / other family
  • Anyone working with external services – CAMHS / Targeted Youth Support / Police/ Any other support worker/ East to West
  • Anyone with a criminal record
  • Anyone who would like to speak to Safeguarding Team.

5. Construction Kit List

Please read through the list below and ensure you have everything you need for starting your Construction Course in September.


Construction Kit List

4. Catering & Hospitality Information

Please find below kit lists and order forms for equipment and clothing for our Catering & Hospitality students. You will also find a kit list for Level 2 and 3 progression students.

Please ensure you have the correct clothing and equipment for starting in September.


Catering & Hospitality Kit List
Hospitality Unform List
Progressing Students Kit List

6. Engineering Information

Please find below information needed for students joining one of our Engineering Courses. Please read the kit list and ensure you have everything you need for starting in September.


Engineering Kit List

2. Art & Design Equipment List

Please see the attached information for Art & Design equipment needed. Please read and ensure you have all the equipment when you start the course in September.

Art & Design Equipment Info