Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship combines work and study to help you advance in your chosen career. It is a great educational choice for any age, with different levels available to suit existing skill sets.
Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study. As an apprentice you’ll: be an employee earning a wage and getting holiday pay. work alongside experienced staff whilst being given time for qualification-based training and study related to your role (at least 20% of your normal working hours)

Apprenticeship that are available through OSAT:

Intermediate: Level 2 –

  • Equivalent to five GCSE passes grades 9 – 4 or A* – C (i.e. NVQ Level 2).
  • Will receive a competency-based and a knowledge-based qualification.
  • Great option for 16-year olds who don’t want to study A levels.
  • May need two+ GCSEs including English and maths, but it’s possible to study these while doing your apprenticeship.
  • Can progress to advanced/higher apprenticeships.
  • Typically completed within 18 months

Advanced: Level 3 –

  • Equivalent to two A level passes.
  • Typically need five+ GCSEs at grades 9 – 4 (A* – C), including English and maths.
  • Attract people who already have Level 3 qualifications, such as A levels or BTECs, and are highly competitive. May also have to compete with existing employees who want to gain a qualification to reflect the work experience they have.
  • Can take up to two years to complete

Higher level apprenticeships (Level 4 and above)

  • Equivalent to foundation degree, Higher National Diploma, NVQ Level 4.
  • Typically need Level 3 qualifications like A levels, NVQs or a BTEC, ideally relevant to apprenticeship standard.
  • Could take up to five years to complete, depending on pace of study.
  • Expect to compete with employed adults and, maybe, existing staff.

Whether you want to begin your journey or upskill in your current role, it can really benefit you and the business you work for.

OSAT offer Apprenticeships in:

  • Construction
  • Property Maintenance Operative
  • Information Technology
  • Business administration

Please contact OSAT if the apprenticeship you want is not listed.
Address: 187 Cheriton High Street Folkestone, Kent CT19 4HQ
Contact: +44 7506 001 015
Email: admin@osatltd.co.uk