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Employability Practitioner Apprenticeship – Level 4

The broad purpose of the Employability Practitioner occupation is to work with those individuals (service users) who are distanced furthest from the labour market, helping them to address and overcome obstacles to securing suitable and sustainable employment.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management
Apprenticeships
Location: Workplace
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 4
Number Of Years: 2
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 78
Hours:
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Workplace

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/employability-practitioner-apprenticeship-level-4
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Course Information for Students

The broad purpose of the Employability Practitioner occupation is to work with those individuals (service users) who are distanced furthest from the labour market, helping them to address and overcome obstacles to securing suitable and sustainable employment. 

Employability Practitioners may specialise in working with a specific group of service users and will devise strategies to address and overcome  multiple and complex barriers to employment, and to improve each individual’s employability prospects, with the end goal being to find employment or to progress in work if they are already employed.

This role requires a broad appreciation of the types of public services, community offerings and funding streams available and an understanding of how these fit together so that a bespoke plan of support can be put in place that takes a holistic approach to the service user.

The apprenticeship includes:

  • Level 2 Maths and English, unless the apprentice is exempt
  • 20% off the job training to be logged
  • An end-point assessment

The apprentice should:

  • be aged over 18
  • have GCSEs graded A-C (9-4) or Level 2 Functional Skills
  • be employed for more than 30 hours per week in an Employability Practitioner role

The apprenticeship will be delivered in the workplace.

You need a laptop to access the e-portfolio.

You will be assessed via:

  • observations
  • questioning
  • professional discussion
  • products of work and witness testimonies
  • External assessment

You will be allocated an assessor who will support you throughout the course.

You could progress to a Level 5 Leadership and Management qualification.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

The broad purpose of the Employability Practitioner occupation is to work with individuals (service users) who are distanced furthest from the labour market, helping them to address and overcome obstacles to securing suitable and sustainable employment. 

Employability Practitioners may specialise in working with a specific group of service users and will devise strategies to address and overcome multiple and complex barriers to employment, and to improve an individual’s employability prospects, with the end goal being to find employment or to progress in work if they are already employed.

This role requires a broad appreciation of the types of public services, community offerings and funding streams available and an understanding of how these fit together so that a bespoke plan of support can be put in place that takes a holistic approach to the service user.

The apprenticeship involves:

  • Level two Maths and English, unless the apprentice is exempt
  • 20% off-the-job training to be logged
  • An end-point assessment

The apprentice should be contracted for more than 30 hours per week to work as an Employability Practitioner.

They need GCSEs graded A-C (9-4) in English and Maths.

  • Support and training for a minimum of 20% per week
  • Paid attendance at College if applicable
  • 30 hours contract
  • Completion of reviews with the apprentice and the assessor
  • Professional attitude
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management
  • A commitment to pursuing a career in this area after the course
  • Observations
  • Questioning
  • Professional discussion
  • Products of work and witness testimonies
  • External assessment

The apprentice will be allocated an assessor who will support them throughout the course.

If they are exempt from Functional Skills, the apprentice will not have to come into College.

The apprentice will need a laptop.

They can progress to a Level 5 qualification. 

Supervisor / manager

You may already have someone in your organisation or someone has come to you direct asking for an apprenticeship, but if you don’t we have a free recruitment service to help you hire the best candidate for your organisation from our talent pool and external advertising through social media and the national apprenticeship services website

If you are an employer and you would like to know more, please email businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk or call 01332 387421

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More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: November 4, 2021 11:02 am