What is this course about?
An Apprenticeship is a training programme that allows you to earn whilst you learn. You will be assessed for a qualification whilst you work. Therefore, it is expected that will already be in employment and have permission from your employer to attend college for one day per week. You will study a vocational qualification relevant to your job role, as well as key skills in communication and Application of numbers. You will also work towards a technical certificate, looking at the underpinning knowledge you need to do your job. Community Arts focuses on project management of a community Arts project. You will cover topics such as planning an event, community relations, marketing, heath & safety and funding. This apprenticeship will teach you the skills to work independently planning local events and working with the community, and also the skills needed to work within a local authority or charity that runs Arts focused projects.
What will I study?
You will study a competence based qualification that relates to your job role. This will be assessed in your work place by a College assessor. In College you will study a separate qualification that teaches you additional skills and knowledge to be successful at your chosen career. You will study key skills in numeracy and Communication. You must pass all the elements of the apprenticeship to achieve the full apprenticeship qualification.
What qualification will I get?
Level 3 - Advanced Creative Apprenticeship (in Community Arts)
What can I do after the course?
If you have achieved at Level 3, you can progress onto Higher Education to complete a Foundation degree.
How do I get on the course?
Discuss with your employer the Apprenticeship programme that you are interested in, and then complete an application form.
You will then be invited in for an interview to assess your suitability for the course and the appropriate level.
Courses run throughout the year and start dates will be agreed with yourself and your employer.