|Entry Requirements||Initial assessment and diagnostic testing on English and maths will take place prior to commencement of apprenticeship. Level 2 qualification in Animal Care or relevant experience in the animal care industry.|
During this Level 3 apprenticeship your employees will further develop communication skills with colleagues and customers as well as enhance written and verbal skills. Project management and the handling of finance and operational plans will also be an essential part of the programme.
The content of the apprenticeship will cover areas such as; Leading People, Managing People, Building Relationships, Communication as you will enhance your written and verbal skills, Operational Management, Project Management, Finance.
The apprenticeship will also combine skills and knowledge which include; Self-Awareness, Management of Self, Problem Solving and Decision Making.
Bury College apprenticeships are work based training programmes which are carried out in the workplace. 20% of your apprentice’s time will be dedicated to off the job training which equates to one and a half hours a day or one full day a week. Off the job activities can include:
Functional Skills are a vital part of an apprenticeship. Functional Skills provides the essential knowledge, skills and understanding needed to operate confidently, effectively and independently. These are available at Level 1 and Level 2 and the level your employee will work towards will depend on the previous qualifications they have achieved, the results of an assessment prior to their apprenticeship and the requirements of the apprenticeship they are completing.
If your employee has not already achieved Level 2 English and maths they must study for and take the tests for Level 2 English and maths and achieve Level 1 English and maths for the Level 2 Apprenticeship.
As well as college attendance, a Bury College assessor will visit your employee on a regular basis and support them with developing their electronic portfolio which is used as evidence for their end point assessment. During these meetings observations, question and answer sessions and reviews will take place.