Introduction to Apprenticeships
“The demand for skills in rail and road is increasing over time and without action there will be shortages and gaps. Now is a good time to invest in your own, or your workforce’s skills. We expect provision of training and evidence of a skilled workforce to be an increasingly decisive factor in business success in transport infrastructure. Apprenticeships are one of the best ways, but not the only way, to achieve this.”
– Conclusions: Strategic Transport Apprenticeship Taskforce Skills Forecasting | June 2018
Nevertheless, the administration of an apprenticeship training scheme is often something that businesses find difficult to develop or manage. Of special concern is how to devise a scheme with sufficiently relevant and valuable content.
NTAR is pleased to offer a range of different services for Employers and Main Providers interested in developing a high-value, levy-attracting apprenticeship training programme against one of the following rail occupations:
We would welcome the opportunity to become Main Provider for your apprenticeship training programme, managing the delivery of all of the programme elements required to meet the Rail Engineering and Leadership & Management standards, including:
Where employers and Lead Providers have an existing scheme, but are unable to deliver some of the more specialist content of the Rail Engineering apprenticeships standards, NTAR is able to play the role of Specialist Provider, using our expertise and award-winning facilities to deliver specific programme elements, including:
We also offer services aimed at helping employers enrich their existing apprenticeship programmes, including: