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									YOUNG APPRENTICESHIP
    PROGRAMME

       Matthew Head
 Learning and Skills Council
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YA National Objectives
 For all young people who participate to:

 • Pursue approved vocational qualifications at level 2
   (on average 2 days a week in a variety of learning
   settings)

 • Have an appropriate and extended experience of work
   with an employer (50 days)

 • Have the extended experience of work contribute directly
   to the coursework of the qualification

 • Prepare for and be offered clear progression routes

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Distinctive Features of the YA
Programme
• An average of 2 days per week spent
  in a variety of learning settings of which includes:
   – Studying for a level 2 outcome
   – 50 days work experience over 2 years
• Collaborative delivery through Partnership arrangement
• Parental / guardian support for participation
• Robust eligibility and selection
• Incorporating enterprise and enrichment opportunities
• Resulting in a YA Completion Certificate
• Meets the statutory curriculum & is delivered as far as
  possible within the school timetable
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The Model
                                                         Employer/ College/
                  School                                  Training Provider
 K                                                     Vocational curriculum:
                                                     2 days per week including 50
 E       Standard curriculum:                           days’ work experience
 Y
             3 days per week                             Level 2 Qualifications:
 S
                  GCSEs                           Eng., Business Admin., Art and
 T
                                                  Design, Performing Arts , Motor
 A    Maths, English, ICT, Science                Industry, Health and Social Care,
 G                                                Hospitality, Textiles, Sports Mgt,
      Careers Advice and all other                L/ship & Coaching,Construction,
 E
          National Curriculum                     Food&Drink Manf., Hairdressing,
             requirements                         Power and Retail
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      Monitoring of individual learning, provision of Progression advice and
                     guidance, Enterprise, enrichment options

                                      Partnerships:
     Co-ordination, programme monitoring and evaluation Health and Safety,
     Insurance and Child Protection safeguards, assistance with pupil specific funding   4
Cohort sizes & sectors

• Cohort 1 – started Sept 04 & completed July 06 –
  approx 1,000 pupils

• Cohort 2 – started Sept 05 & completed July 07 –
  approx 2,000 pupils

• Cohort 3 – Started Sept 06 & completes July 08-
  approx 3,500 pupils

• Cohort 4 – Started Sept 07 & completes July 09-
  approx 7,000 pupils

• Cohort 5 – Starts Sept 08 & completes July 10-
  approx 9,000 pupils
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Young Apprenticeship Sectors
Young Apprenticeships in:
  – Art & Design
  – Business and Administration
  – Engineering
  – Health & Social Care
  – The Motor Industry
  – Performing Arts
  – Hospitality (C2)
  – Textiles (C2)
  – Sports Management, Leadership & Coaching (C2)
  – Construction (C3)
  – Food and Drink Manufacturing (C3)
  – Hairdressing (C3)
  – Retail (C3)
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Roles & Responsibilities – A
Summary
• Collaboration and Partnership is key to the
  success of the Programme:
   – DCSF – Policy Development

   – LSC National Office – Operational delivery & funding

   – Local LSCs – Contract Management & Support

   – SSCs – Information & guidance esp.
     qualifications, work experience & good practice


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Local Partnership
Lead partner
• Co-ordinates delivery
• Quality assurance
Schools
• Deliver core curriculum
• Support learners with programme
• Liaise with lead partner
Employers
• Provide work experience placement
• Assist in producing evidence to support programme
  qualification
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Funding – Programme – a recap
Cohorts 1 to 3
• £6,000 per pupil split over 2 academic years
   – Year 1 = £3,500
   – Year 2 = £2,500
Cohort 4
• £4,000 per pupil split over 2 academic years
   – Year 1 = £2,500
   – Year 2 - £1,500


• Funding is dependant on participation in Programme
  Evaluation

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Critical Success Factors
Preliminary evaluation of the YA Programme has identified
  a number of critical success factors for an effective
  partnership

•   Strong school commitment and support
•   Strong employer involvement from outset
•   Good recruitment and selection
•   Coherent work experience
•   Appropriate learner support
•   Good Communication


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YA In Lincolnshire and Rutland

•   Cohort 2:
•   22 Young Apprentices
•   1 Partnership – Rutland County Council
•   2 Sectors
             » Art & Design
             » Automotive Skills


• Completed July 2007, 21 Apprentices completed the
  full YA award, one achieved the qualification but not
  the work experience element.


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YA in Lincolnshire and Rutland
Cohort 3:
• 88 Young Apprentices
• 4 Partnerships
              »   Rutland County Council
              »   Grantham College
              »   Boston College
              »   Lincoln College
• 7 Sectors
              »   Art & Design
              »   Automotive Skills
              »   Construction
              »   Engineering
              »   Retail
              »   Hair & Beauty
              »   Sports Leadership & Management

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YA in Lincolnshire and Rutland
• Cohort 4
• 165 Apprentices
• 3 Partnerships
              » Rutland County Council
              » Grantham College
              » Boston College

• 8 Sectors
              »   Art & Design
              »   Automotive Skills
              »   Engineering
              »   Hair & Beauty
              »   Health and Social Care (new)
              »   Hospitality and Catering (new)
              »   Retail
              »   Sports Leadership & Management


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Young Apprenticeships Cohort 5


• 9,000 places available nationally
• Sectors unchanged from Cohort 4
• Funding to be reduced from Cohort 4:
  Average £3,500 over the 2 years of the
  programme
• Differential funding based on sector
  weighting
• 1,000 places reserved for a pilot involving the
  use of components from the Diploma
  Prospectus as the qualification on the YA.
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YA in Lincolnshire and Rutland
• Cohort 5
• 124 Apprentices
• 4 Partnerships
              »   Rutland County Council
              »   Grantham College
              »   Boston College
              »   Gainsborough Cluster

• 8 Sectors
              »   Automotive Skills
              »   Construction
              »   Engineering
              »   Hair & Beauty
              »   Health and Social Care (new)
              »   Hospitality and Catering (new)
              »   Retail
              »   Sports Leadership & Management


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YA in Lincolnshire and Rutland
The Future

• Develop geographic coverage with an aim to
  provide access to at least 2 YA sectors
  across whole of Lincs and Rutland by 2010
• New proposals will be sought from existing
  14-19 Partnerships
• Strong emphasis on collaborative delivery
• Integration of Young Apprenticeships with
  other key stage 4 learning opportunities
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Any Questions?




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