Information for Parents
Apprenticeships at Uxbridge College
If your son or daughter looking to do stay in education or training after year 11, apprenticeship is a great option. Apprenticeships provide young people with an opportunity to work while they earn a salary and achieve a nationally recognised qualification.
Why choose Uxbridge College Apprenticeships?
èWe are the largest College provider of apprenticeships in west London
è91 % of Uxbridge College Apprentices secure employment work after completion
èWe have great links with range of companies including British Airways, Acer, Hale Hamilton (Valves) Ltd, Royal Opera House, Ultra Electronics and Balfour Beatty
èWe may be able to help your son or daughter find an employer if they are unemployed.
How Uxbridge College supports apprenticeships?
As a training provider we support both employers and Apprentices by providing the outline that supports the chosen job role. At Uxbridge College, attendance and evidence of the skills and training acquired at work are crucial to meet the requirements of the qualification framework.
Health & Safety and Safeguarding
We want our apprentices to enjoy a safe and secure working and learning environment. Risk assessments are carried out at the workplace to ensure a safe working environment for the apprentices.
Uxbridge College recognises its role in safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and all apprentices are provided with details of how to contact a safeguarding advisor should they need to.
We monitor the attendance of Apprentices at College and provide reports on achievement to the employers. In all cases the College should be notified of absences whether for a single session or full days.
How can you help your son or daughter to prepare for an apprenticeship?
èVisit our website regularly for job vacancies
èHelp your son or daughter to build their CV summarising their skills, knowledge and experience
èLook out for vacancies with local businesses
èSeek careers advice – a free service available at schools and colleges
èVisit the National Apprenticeship website for additional information.
What next after an apprenticeship?
Once your son or daughter is near to completing their apprenticeships, encourage them to:
èdiscuss further job opportunities with their existing employer
èlook for further training and development with Uxbridge College
èrequest their qualification certificates and a reference
èspeak to our Careers Advisers to discuss career possibilities and options available.
For help and support, please contact our team at
01895 853622 / 01895 853786