FAQs

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Frequently Asked Questions

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We have answered most of the questions we get regularly asked. If you do not see the answer to your question here, please feel free to get in touch.

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Childcare / STL

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If you are 16-18 the Apprenticeship must have at least a 12 month duration. If you are 19+ there is the option to complete the Apprenticeship quicker, but not before 6 months from the start of your training.

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Yes, each Apprenticeship carries different UCAS points.

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Yes, Apprenticeships are a recognised route into University.

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Yes, with agreement from Heathercroft Training Academy.

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Yes, if you are aged between 16-18 your Apprenticeship is free and for those learners aged over 19 they will require a contribution from their employers towards their training.

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No.

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Management / HSC

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No all the training takes place in the workplace the only occasion you might be asked to attend the centre is if you require extra support with your Functional Skills Training.

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A tutor will be in touch to make an appointment to sign you into the course. This meeting takes approximately 1 ½ – 2 hours.

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You receive your certificates once all of the components of the Apprenticeship have been completed.

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Yes, after the External Verifier for your Apprenticeship has agreed and released your portfolio.

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Heathercroft Training Academy offer Intermediate, Advanced and Higher Apprenticeships.

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Traineeships

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3-6 months.

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Yes.

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The course is 30 hours per week.

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No, as the Traineeship course is already being funded by the Government.

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No, but Heathercroft would encourage you to do so, or move into a job or a different course.

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