FAQ

Learners who complete their Apprenticeships through FutureWorks will be required to attend tutored workshops in order to develop underpinning knowledge.   The frequency of workshops is approximately once per month and attendance is compulsory.  

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Must I attend Apprenticeship tutoring?

We currently have limited funding for apprenticeships from the age of 16 with no upper age restrictions. To be elegible for funding, learners can not be qualified above the level they wish to study at. Learners must be elgible to recieve uk funding and they must be in paid employment. Please contact us if you require more information on elegibility.

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Am I eligable for apprenticeship funding?

An Apprenticeship is training undertaken within the workplace. Apprentices will complete a framework of qualifications which includes:  The childcare qualification; Level 2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities; and Functional Skills Qualifications in Maths, English and ICT (from which some learners may be exempt).  Settings must fund Paediatric First Aid which also forms part of the apprenticeship.

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What is an Apprenticeship?
What support will FutureWorks give me?

You will be supported throughout your programme.  You will receive tutoring support, you may attend FutureWorks to access a range of resources and you will receive plenty of support from your assessor.  We recommend you study with your peers by setting up your own study support groups.  You should also seek support from your manager and from colleages.

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You will be requried to obtain a range of text books which you can purchase or borrow from your local library.  You will be provided with a reading list when you register onto a programme and guidance is also provided on our website under 'resources'.

Will I be required to purchase text books?

Your assessor will develop an assessment plan with you which will be designed to meet your individual needs.  You will meet every 4 to 6 weeks which could be for observational purposes, to have discussions or to discuss your progress.

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How often will I be assessed?