As an Ofsted rated “Outstanding” Apprenticeship provider we can bring a wealth of experience in planning, delivering and managing high quality Apprenticeship & Training Programmes to meet employer’s needs, both now and in the future.

Our Apprenticeship offer ranges from Intermediate through to Higher Level and Degree Apprenticeships, across a wide range of industry sectors, enabling us to deliver skills training to local, regional and national employers.

At Loughborough College, we work with employers to design and deliver training programmes that are perfectly suited to your needs. Whether you’re looking to take on brand new apprentices, or develop your in-house training, get in touch with our Business Development Team to find out how we can help you.

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  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Advanced & Creative Hair Professional

    Advanced and Creative Hair Professionals are creative, passionate, and driven professionals who work without supervision, managing themselves and others when required. They provide a quality service, whilst working to the highest standards and continuously developing their personal and professional skills.

    An Advanced and Creative Hair Professional works in the hair industry, which is one of the largest, most trusted and fashion forward professions. They take ownership of their work and client lists, accept responsibility, are proactive, flexible and adaptable, plan their work and time, they aim for excellence by taking exceptional pride in their work and industry.

    The work environment can be varied in size, style and ambience, from a bespoke salon, the media industry, cruise ships, product houses and manufacturers to luxury high-end hair salons. They are highly skilled and experienced individual professionals who deliver hair fashion forward trends, which are innovative styles inspired by current images and their own creativity, individual flair, imagination and interpretation.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Assistant Accountant

    An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of their role will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition the Assistant Accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Business Administrator

    The Business Administrator supports the progression and development of your aspiring business. It can also provide the opportunity to recruit new talent and inject fresh skills and enterprise into your organisation. Apprentices will be trained within the context of your organisation, meaning apprentices contribute to business productivity, while developing their own skills and abilities to effectively develop, maintain and improve administration services and support functions.

    You can work in a range of environments within a Business Administration profession. Existing staff who have hands on experience but desire a Business qualification for further development or new entrants with previous work experience, who want to work in a business environment are eligible for this Apprenticeship.

    The Business Administrator supports the progression and development of an aspiring business. Apprentices will be trained within the context of the organisation, meaning apprentices contribute to business productivity, while developing their own skills and abilities to effectively develop, maintain and improve administration services and support functions.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Composites Technician

    A Composites Technician employed within a Composites Manufacturing environment will find themselves at the heart of cutting-edge technologies using state of the art equipment and will become a skilled resource that will be an enabler for manufacturing technologies, processes and practices.

    A Composites Technician is engaged in a variety of processes in the production and creation of materials and components that are used in a range of applications including but not limited to: airplanes, cars, boats, turbine blades, oil & gas rigs, bridges, trains and satellites. They provide specialised knowledge and skills that support manufacturing programmes and projects and may be deployed in the areas of design, tooling, moulding, lay-up, curing, machining, inspection, testing, repair and material production.

    As the Technician grows in competence and expertise, other areas of composites technology such as automated manufacture development, preform technologies, processing technologies, validation and post processing, may form part of their role and responsibility.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Early Years Educator

    The Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship supports the continued progression and development of people wishing to work within a childcare setting. Understanding government legislation in relation to the Early Years Framework including Safeguarding and Welfare, play and development and Health and Well-being, you will be introduced to all the relevant, up-to-date government agenda within education, you will develop a solid understanding that will enable you to progress in this demanding, yet rewarding area.

    The apprenticeship is made up of qualifications and learning that will provide apprentices with the skills and knowledge required to become competent in their chosen job role. The framework includes a balance of content in technical, caring and interpersonal areas, designed to ensure apprentices have an appropriate set of skills to operate in today’s childcare job roles.

    The programme is delivered in the workplace, and evaluated through a combination of work-based assessments that enable the apprentice to complement skills that are learnt, developed and used within the workplace with the knowledge gained.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Engineering Design and Draughtsperson

    Engineering design and draughtspersons produce designs and drawings for structures, piping, electrical systems, control and instrumentation systems and mechanical components used in industrial and commercial construction.

    Typically, jobholders work in a wide range of industries of national importance including power and water infrastructure, petrochemical, oil and gas, nuclear, food and drink processing. Jobholders are based at office locations within project design teams and occasionally work at on-site locations. They are required to understand on-site hazards and health and safety requirements.

    The jobholder must: Understand technical drawings and specifications and be able to create their own; identify factors likely to affect design decisions; produce CAD (computer aided design) models and engineering drawings and; be able to communicate design information to internal and external parties.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Engineering Fitter

    The broad purpose of the occupation is to produce complex high value, low volume components or assemblies in full or part, using machines, equipment or systems, to the required specification. For example, turbines, cranes, gearboxes, production lines, rigs and platforms. Fitters may typically have a mechanical, electrical, electronic, control systems, pipe fitting or instrumentation bias or operate across multiple disciplines depending on the type of assembly.

    To produce or refurbish the components fitters will interpret drawings/ specifications and plan their work, for example ensuring they have the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task to the required specification. Fitters are required to check their work against quality standards and make adjustments as required based on their knowledge. On completion of the task a fitter will hand over the product and prepare the work area for the next task by checking equipment meets the standards required to operate. They may be based in a workshop or client’s premises - this may include hazardous environments.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Engineering Technical Support

    Candidates work in engineering, using computer aided design (CAD) systems to draw overall designs or detailed technical drawings. They normally work in a team with other draughtspersons and engineering designers with each of them working on part of the project.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Fabrication and Welding

    This apprenticeship is designed to cover the skills and knowledge in one or more of a wide variety of activities and offer maximum flexibility to meet the needs apprentices engaged in Fabrication and Welding. This Engineering Apprenticeship offers training in practical hand skills and the safe operation of hand and machine tools to produce components from sheet metal, fabricating and welding. Training could include producing mechanical drawings using computer aided design (CAD).

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Infrastructure Technician

    An Infrastructure Technician provides support to internal and external customers, helping them to be productive when using technology to do their own jobs, by using tools to problem solve and trouble shoot non-routine problems. The Infrastructure Technician sets people up on systems and provides support when they need it, rectifying issues to maintain the organisations productivity.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Laboratory Technician

    Laboratory technicians work in a wide range of organisations, including but not exclusively, chemical, primary and secondary pharmaceutical, biotechnology, formulated products, nuclear companies; and analytical science services.

    A laboratory technician may carry out both routine and one-off laboratory testing and perform a variety of technical support functions across the organisation. In any context working safety and ethically is paramount and many companies operate under highly regulated conditions because of the need to control the quality and safety of products, for example medicines. Laboratory technicians are expected to work both individually and as part of a laboratory team. They are able to work with minimum supervision, taking responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work that is undertaken. They are proactive in finding solutions to problems and identifying areas for improving the business.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Lead Adult Care Worker

    The Apprenticeship Standard Lead Adult Care Worker supports the progression and development of people wishing to work as frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives. In addition, Lead Adult Care Workers have responsibility for providing supervision, frontline leadership, guidance and direction for others, or working autonomously, exercising judgement and accountability.

    The apprenticeship is made up of qualifications and learning that will provide apprentices with the skills and knowledge required to become competent in their chosen job role. The course includes a balance of content in technical, caring and interpersonal areas, designed to ensure apprentices have an appropriate set of skills to operate in today’s care roles. As a Lead Adult Care Worker you will make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. You will be expected to exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals to maintain their independence, dignity and control. By providing leadership, guidance and direction at the frontline of care delivery you will be instrumental in improving the health and wellbeing of those receiving care and support. Lead Adult Care Workers will in some circumstances have delegated responsibility for the standard of care provided and may supervise the work of other care workers. This exercising of autonomy and accountability means leading and supporting others to comply with expected standards and behaviours.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Maintenace and Installation

    This apprenticeship is designed to cover the skills and knowledge in maintenance and installation activities such as carrying out planned and emergency fault diagnosis and maintenance on mechanical equipment, restoring mechanical components to usable condition by repair, producing replacement components, assisting in the installation of mechanical equipment and carry out quality inspections.

    Carrying out planned and emergency fault diagnosis and maintenance, test and repair electronic equipment and circuits/ communications equipment/ instrumentation and control equipment, service medical equipment and carry out quality inspection.

    Carrying out planned and emergency fault diagnosis, maintenance and testing on electrical equipment and circuits, modifying or rewiring electrical circuits, assisting in the installation of electrical/ electronic equipment and carry out quality inspections.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Mechanical Manufacture

    The designated technical certificates underpin the knowledge elements of the competence qualification in this pathway. The knowledge qualifications deliver essential underpinning knowledge which supports the fundamental scientific and mathematical principles to equip apprentices with the understanding required to operate effectively and efficiently at craft and technician level within this sub-sector.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Supporting PE & School Sport Delivery

    The Level 3 Supporting the Delivery of PE & School Sport Apprenticeship is aimed to support schools to deliver high quality PE and School Sport. The apprenticeship is designed to support apprentices to develop the required knowledge and understanding as well as the practical ability to increase their responsibilities throughout the year to be able to competently deliver coaching within both curriculum and non-curricular activities, including:

    • Physical Education lessons
    • Lunchtime and afterschool clubs
    • Competitive sport and festivals
    • Administrative duties to organise the above
    • School club and community links
    Apprentices will be working alongside the Schools PE Teaching or Sports Coach to help with the planning and delivery of both PE Lessons and Extra Curricular Sporting Activities.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) in Team Leader / Supervisor

    A team leader/supervisor is a first line management role, with operational/project responsibilities or responsibility for managing a team to deliver a clearly defined outcome. They provide direction, instructions and guidance to ensure the achievement of set goals. Working in the private, public or third sector and in all sizes of organisation, specific responsibilities will vary, but the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed will be the same whatever the role.

    Key responsibilities are likely to include supporting, managing and developing team members, managing projects, planning and monitoring workloads and resources, delivering operational plans, resolving problems, and building relationships internally and externally.

    Our program is aligned to the CMI Level 3 Diploma in Management and Leadership and combines academic learning and on-the–job practical training with a strong focus on workplace performance.

    Level Advanced
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Degree Apprenticeship (Level 6) in Chartered Manager

    A Chartered Manager is someone who can take responsibility for people, projects, operations and/or services to deliver long term organisational success, with the professional recognition of their ability to deliver impact, behave ethically and demonstrate their commitment to continual learning and development.

    With the ever-changing environment organisations are increasingly faced with, it is becoming more important than ever that firms and individual employees have the management and leadership capabilities to adapt effectively to changing, and sometimes adverse scenarios. The modules on the course will support participants to build their leadership and management capabilities, whilst allowing them to apply management theory in practice; bringing back tangible benefits to the organisation including leading teams, managing risk and change, and effectively managing finances.

    Level Degree
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Higher Apprenticeship Level 4 in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering

    The designated Technical Certificate underpins the knowledge elements of the competence qualification in this pathway. The knowledge qualification delivers essential underpinning knowledge which supports the fundamental scientific and mathematical principles that equip apprentices with the understanding required to operate effectively and efficiently at a high level within this sub-sector.
    Level Higher
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Array in Nuclear Technician Engineering

    A Nuclear Technician will have a good technical understanding of processes and procedures for the day to day operational requirements in nuclear facilities and will use the knowledge, skills and behaviours developed to carry out a broad range of technical, scientific and engineering tasks to operate systems and equipment safely, efficiently and in an environmentally sustainable way, meeting the requirements set out by the employer and industry regulators.

    They will be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, taking responsibility for the quality of work that is undertaken, demonstrating good team working skills and the ability to communicate in a variety of forms to all levels within an organisation.

    Nuclear Technicians with the following typical job roles in: Process/Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Control & Instrumentation, Plant / Design Engineering, Operations, Project Engineering, Scientific, Commissioning / Decommissioning, Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality.

    Level Higher
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Higher Apprenticeship (Level 5) in Operations / Departmental Manager

    The Level 5 Operational / Departmental Manager Apprenticeship supports the progression and development of your aspiring leaders and mangers. It can also provide the opportunity to recruit new talent and inject fresh skills and enterprise into your organisation. Apprentices will be trained within the context of your organisation, meaning apprentices contribute to business productivity, while developing their own skills and abilities to lead, manage and inspire to drive better results, as well as using core management techniques to provide practical leadership and operational management skills. Our program is aligned to the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership and combines academic learning and on-the–job practical training with a strong focus on workplace performance.
    Level Higher
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) in Accounting

    The aim of this Level 2 Accountancy apprenticeship is to introduce an apprentice to basic accounting and finance skills. You’ll develop your skills in finance administration: double-entry bookkeeping, basic costing principles and purchase, sales and general ledgers. It will provide the grounding for the higher levels of the AAT apprenticeship and support you with your first steps in your finance career. The apprenticeship is made up of qualifications and learning that will provide apprentices with the skills and knowledge required to become competent in their chosen job role.

    The framework includes a balance of content in technical, business and interpersonal areas, designed to ensure apprentices have an appropriate set of skills to operate in today’s accounting job roles.

    Level Intermediate
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) in Childcare

    The Intermediate Apprenticeship in Children and Young People’s Workforce supports the progression and development of people wishing to work within a childcare setting. Introducing the apprentice to all the relevant, up-to-date government agenda within education, you will develop a solid understanding that will enable you to progress in this demanding, yet rewarding area.

    The apprenticeship is made up of qualifications and learning that will provide apprentices with the skills and knowledge required to become competent in their chosen job role. The framework includes a balance of content in technical, caring and interpersonal areas, designed to ensure apprentices have an appropriate set of skills to operate in today’s childcare job roles.

    The programme is delivered in the workplace (unless the apprentice is required to take Functional Skills), and evaluated through a combination of work-based assessments that enable the apprentice to complement skills that are learnt, developed and used within the workplace with the knowledge gained.

    Level Intermediate
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) in Customer Service Practitioner

    The role of a customer service practitioner is to deliver high quality products and services to the customers of the organisation. Their core responsibility will be to provide a high quality service to customers which will be delivered from the workplace, digitally, or through going out into the customer’s own locality. These may be one-off or routine contacts and include dealing with orders, payments, offering advice, guidance and support, meet-and-greet, sales, fixing problems, after care, service recovery or gaining insight through measuring customer satisfaction. They may be the first point of contact and work in any sector or organisation type.

    Level Intermediate
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) in Engineering Operative

    Engineering Operatives are predominantly involved in engineering operations which are key to the success of the Manufacturing and Engineering sector allowing employers to grow their business while developing a work force with the relevant skills and knowledge to enhance the sustain the sector. The role covers a wide range of common and job specific skills sets that can be transferred across the manufacturing engineering industry sectors during the course of their careers. Dependent on the sector that they are employed in there may be subtle differences in terms of composition and application of the job role specific skills and knowledge they will require, however the core skills and knowledge will be the same regardless of the sector/area they work in.

    Level Intermediate
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) in Hair Professional

    Hairdressers will be able to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques, style and finish hair to create variety of looks, and colour and lighten hair for ladies and men and must be able to work with all hair types ranging from straight hair to very curly, wiry hair. They also need to be able to carry out consultations with clients, demonstrate the professionalism, values, behaviours, communication skills and safe working practices associated with their role and be able to work without supervision to a high level of precision, with exceptional client care skills.

    Level Intermediate
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) in Health and Social Care

    The Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship supports the progression and development of people wishing to work as frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives.

    The apprenticeship is made up of qualifications and learning that will provide apprentices with the skills and knowledge required to become competent in their chosen job role. The framework includes a balance of content in technical, caring and interpersonal areas, designed to ensure apprentices have an appropriate set of skills to operate in today’s care roles.

    The programme is delivered in the workplace, and evaluated through a combination of work-based assessments that enable the apprentice to complement skills that are learnt, developed and used within the workplace with the knowledge gained.

    Level Intermediate
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering

    Apprentices are provided with the skills, underpinning knowledge and transferable skills required to operate in each of the engineering sub-sectors, carrying out a wide variety of defined semi-skilled, craft and technician roles.

    This Apprenticeship is designed to offer maximum flexibility to meet the needs of apprentices engaged Improving Operational Performance, whilst also aiming to meet current and future skills needs by supporting retention, motivation and performance.

    This programme is delivered through a combination College based training and assessment (this may involve day or block release), alongside work based training and assessments that enable the apprentice to complement the skills that are learnt, developed and used within the workplace with the knowledge gained at college. Average Duration is 18 months.

    Level Intermediate
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) in Supply Chain Operative

    The Supply Chain Operator apprenticeship supports the progression and development of your aspiring warehouse and logistics operatives. It can also provide the opportunity to recruit new talent and inject fresh skills and enterprise into your organisation. Apprentices will be trained within the context of your organisation, meaning apprentices contribute to business productivity, while developing their own skills and abilities to effectively develop, maintain and improve administration services and support functions.

    Our programme combines academic learning and on the–job practical training with a strong focus on workplace performance enabling apprentices to develop highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours to effectively support and engage with different parts of your organisation. This includes learning to interact with internal or external customers, focusing on adding value and contributing to the efficiency of your organisation through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested.

    Level Intermediate
    Mode of Attendance Full Time
  • Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2) in Supply Chain Warehouse Operative

    The Supply Chain Operator apprenticeship supports the progression and development of your aspiring warehouse and logistics operatives. It can also provide the opportunity to recruit new talent and inject fresh skills and enterprise into your organisation. Apprentices will be trained within the context of your organisation, meaning apprentices contribute to business productivity, while developing their own skills and abilities to effectively develop, maintain and improve administration services and support functions.

    Our programme combines academic learning and on the–job practical training with a strong focus on workplace performance enabling apprentices to develop highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours to effectively support and engage with different parts of your organisation. This includes learning to interact with internal or external customers, focusing on adding value and contributing to the efficiency of your organisation through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested.

    Level Intermediate
    Mode of Attendance Full Time

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