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Adult education and employment support

Apprenticeships with Tees Achieve

Many businesses operate solely for profitability. However, some also want to offer people a chance in life whilst realising the benefits of nurturing an apprentice.

Whatever your business ethics - you can be safe in the knowledge that you will receive our full support from the day the apprenticeship commences to the day it concludes.

Stockton Council’s Tees Achieve has delivered learning programmes across the Tees Valley for more than 40 years. Our tutors are skilled, experienced and friendly offering a bespoke and flexible service tailored to your needs.

Tell us what you want

We do all the hard work for you by finding an apprentice to both meet your needs whilst taking into account the trainee’s area of interest and aspirations.

How much will it cost?

The national minimum wage for Apprentices can be as little as £2.73 per hour and as this is fully funded there will be no additional costs to you.  If you offer an Apprenticeship to someone aged 16-24 years you could be eligible for £1,500 for up to ten apprentices per year.

What you would need to do

• Offer a contract of employment
• Offer a minimum of 30 hours employment and a maximum of 40
• Work with us for the best outcome for all

We offer apprenticeships in:

• Business Administration – Tasks may vary depending upon  the level and sector in which apprentices are employed but may include making and receiving telephone calls, helping with the organisation of meetings and events, dealing with travel requests, handling mail, record keeping and using electronic message systems and office equipment.

• Customer Service – Whatever job role or sector a Customer Service an apprentice might work in, they will be learning and understanding the key concepts of customer service and how to apply customer service knowledge and skills in the workplace. This could involve communicating with customers, building relationships with customers, resolving problems, promoting products and/or services, using appropriate communication channels, keeping records, gathering customer feedback and working in a team.

Supporting Teaching and Learning in schools -  Apprentices will work under the direct supervision of a class teacher and shadow experienced teaching assistants. Duties will include preparing resources, maintaining the learning environment and supporting pupils during learning activities including English, mathematics and ICT.

• Team Leading – Tasks undertaken by apprentices will vary depending on the level and sector in which they are employed.
Tasks may include planning, allocating and monitoring the work of the team, giving feedback, briefing teams, supporting team members, managing conflict, resolving problems, procuring supplies, project management, agreeing budgets and managing and improving customer service.

Our team is ready to hear from you and keen to offer its full support. If you would like to discuss in more detail please call 01642 527908











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