Apprenticeship Standards

Our Apprenticeships

At Suffolk New College, our goal is to provide you with the right apprenticeship for your career aspirations.

If you are interested in a specific area, or just want a little more information, please let us know!

Call: 01473 382600

Email: apprenticeships@suffolk.ac.uk

Click below to find out more about each apprenticeship.

To start an apprenticeship you will need to search for a vacancy on the National Apprenticeship website.

Approx. duration: 18-24 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: Off-the-job, weekly visits at Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2, Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (additional cost) AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma (additional cost)

End-point assessment: Delivered by AAT

Progression: Higher level apprenticeships

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. Every business needs effective accounting, and that need remains whatever else changes in terms of new products and services, new technologies and new organisational structures. Apprentices will be able to develop their knowledge and skills including processing of bookkeeping transactions, build their business awareness, ethical standards, understand IT systems and processes, financial accounting and reporting, and deal with VAT returns. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: 24 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: 6 x 1 weekly blocks per year at Suffolk Rural campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come into an interview and assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-4 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: • Crop Technician Standard

• Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Math’s

• Safe Use of Pesticides

• Emergency First Aid at Work

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, Crop technicians will have the opportunity to progress within the industry into roles such as unit/arable manager, production manager and farm manager.

Course Summary: As a Crop Technician you will be responsible for optimising crop/plant yields through establishment, management, harvest and post-harvest operations, while maintaining and improving the surrounding environment. You will also need to keep up to date with technological advances and new innovations.
Being a Crop Technician requires self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and as a team player to complete tasks safely and efficiently.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...


Approx. duration: 18 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: 6 x 1 weekly blocks per year at Suffolk Rural campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come into an interview and assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-4 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: • Stock Person Standard

• Achieve up to Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Math’s

• The safe use of pesticides

• Emergency First Aid at Work

Progression: Apprentices successfully completing have opportunities to progress within the industry by continuing onto a Higher Apprenticeship in Agriculture or other Higher Education courses.

Course Summary: The key role for a Stockperson is to raise the animals with optimal welfare and consideration for their needs throughout the different stages of their life. This is practical work involving a combination of technology and manual labour. Being a stockperson requires compassion, self-motivation and the ability to work in a team and independently. Working with live animals presents a range of challenges to overcome and ensures no two days will be the same. This standard follows a ‘core and options’ approach. The core covers the generic requirements for looking after animals competently and the sector options provide more specific needs for different livestock. One option will be taken in addition to the core skills to complete this apprenticeship, which provides a solid foundation for a range of progression opportunities within the industry.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 18-24 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: Off-the-job, weekly visits at the Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: AAT Level 3, Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2, Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (additional cost)

End-point assessment: Delivered by AAT

Progression: Higher level apprenticeships

Course Summary: Individuals in the role of a Professional Accounting/Tax Technician will have responsibility for creating, and / or verifying and reviewing, accurate and timely financial information within the organisation in which they are employed or on behalf of another organisation. This will be performed in order to meet relevant ethical, professional and legal standards, and will utilise the individual’s knowledge of the business systems and processes, as well as standard accounting and tax practices. This role may exist in an accounting practice, a professional services company, HMRC or the accounting function of a business or other organisation .The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their chosen occupation.


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Approx. duration: 18 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: Senior Chef Production Cookery Level 3 or Chef de Partie Level 3

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes, which are designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship prepares for work in one of the largest, most dynamic and fastest growing sectors of the food and drink industry. Every day bakers make and sell millions of loaves of bread and baked goods, such as cakes, pies, pastries and biscuits to customers in the UK and around the world. Bakers are passionate about their industry and the products they make and take great pride in their work. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...


Approx. duration: 24 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability and Level 2 Baker standard. You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C, or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. Advanced bakers will develop an in depth knowledge of bakery techniques and will demonstrate expertise in a range of bakery activities. They may work in craft, in store or in automated bakeries. They will have a full understanding of product costing and quality monitoring processes and will spend time working on activities such as product development and improvement. They will have both the knowledge and skills necessary to use problem solving techniques, quality assurance and Continuous Improvement techniques. They may be expected to lead others and will have skills in leadership and management. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...


Approx. duration: 15-18 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: One day a week at the Ipswich Campus

Entry Requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

Progression: Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship, Junior Beauty Therapist, Beauty Consultant

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. A Beauty Therapist works independently or as part of a team supported by a manager when completing treatments as a key part of a beauty business. They demonstrate a willingness to learn, and are enthusiastic to learn about their chosen career. In addition, they exhibit a good work ethic applied to learning, drive and commitment to learn and maintain continual professional development. They act with professionalism and deliver essential one-to-one beauty therapy treatments from hands and nails, eyelashes and brow, make-up waxing and basic massage techniques. The work environment can be varied in size, style and atmosphere, from a cruise ship, through to small-bespoke salons or luxury high-end beauty salons and spas.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 18-24 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come into an interview and assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-4 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: Business Administrator Standard and Diploma for the Business Administrator

End-point assessment: City & Guilds

Progression: Apprentices successfully completing the standard can progress to a higher level management qualification or apprenticeship. Information, advice and guidance will be given on this.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This programme is designed for workers, within a business administration role and gives a firm foundation of organisation operations and functional processes, as well as understanding the wider working environment. You will be able to demonstrate skills relating to information technology, record and document production, decision-making and project management. You will also develop knowledge, which will contribute to the organisations purpose, vision and aims, develop effective cross-departmental relationships internally and with external stakeholder, as well as understanding legislations, regulation and external processes. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...


Approx. duration: 12-18 Months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-4 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment and in a suitable role with the required duties.

On-programme learning: Team Leader/Supervisor Standard and ILM Diploma for Managers

End-point assessment: Delivered by ILM/ActiveIQ

Progression: Apprentices successfully completing the qualification and standard can progress to a higher level management qualification or apprenticeship. Information, advice and guidance will be given on this.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. A team leader is a first line manager, with operational/project responsibilities for managing a team to deliver a clearly defined outcome. They would also be responsible for supporting and managing projects, planning and monitoring workloads and resources, resolving problems and building relationships internally and externally. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: 24-30 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: One day a week at the Rural campus

Entry Requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

End Point Assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: Level 3 Bricklaying

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. The Apprentice is equipped with theoretical knowledge combined with practical hands-on experience that leads to a nationally recognised qualification. They will attain a range of experience in their job role working on a construction site, to given specifications, setting out basic structures, building brick and block walling, laying domestic drainage placing and finishing concrete and render surfaces.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...


Approx. duration: 18-24 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: One day a week at the Rural Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: Mandatory qualification, English and Maths (if required) to Level 2.

Progression: Site Carpenter or Bench Joiner progression onto Level 3 apprenticeship

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship involves carrying out skilled work, primarily using timber products, either on a construction site, or in a workshop, creating and installing building components. A Site Carpenter will normally work on a building site, or in domestic and commercial premises, preparing and fixing building components, from the initial erection of a new building, through to the installation of all necessary fixtures and fittings, as well as a range of repair and maintenance activities. The apprentice will complete an End Point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 12-18 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: One day a week at the Rural Campus

Entry requirements: Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery, Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: Mandatory qualification, English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: Self Employed Site Carpenter or Bench Joiner, Site Supervisor, progression onto Higher level apprenticeship

Course Summary: This apprenticeship involves carrying out advanced skilled work, primarily using timber products, either on a construction site, or in a workshop, creating and installing building components. The advanced carpenter is able to undertake complex job tasks, requiring high levels of practical skills and knowledge, in addition to managing their own work and leading small teams. These tasks would include preparing and installing complex and often bespoke building components e.g. high quality doors, shaped linings, staircases with turns, complex wall and floor units, erecting bespoke structural carpentry (inclined roofs and joists) and erecting complex roof structures (e.g. inclined roofs with hips, valleys and dormers). The apprentice will complete an End Point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: minimum 12-18 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: Senior Chef Production Cookery Level 3 or Chef de Partie Level 3

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is designed for those who wish to gain the skills, knowledge and behavioural competencies required to work in a Commis Chef role. The role requires apprentices to prepare food and carry out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef. The primary objective of the Commis Chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen. Therefore having the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section with a view to choosing an area where they feel most inspired. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 12-18 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2

End-point assessment: Delivery by City and Guilds

Progression: Senior Chef Production Cookery Level 3

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. A chef de partie is responsible for running a specific section of the kitchen such as fish, sauté or vegetable. In a large kitchen, this type of chef usually manages a small team of workers, which they must keep organised so that dishes go out on time and the work area remains clean and orderly. In smaller kitchens, a chef de partie may work independently, they would report to the senior chef. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 66 months

Start Date: September- October

Attendance: One day a week at the Ipswich Campus

End-point assessment: Delivered by ICE

Entry requirements: Be a minimum of 18 years of age, and A levels at Grades A*-C including Maths, English and Physical Science or their equivalent or will have completed a Level 3 Apprenticeship as a Civil Engineering Technician

Progression: Career within Civil Engineering, or possible higher education.

Course Summary: Civil Engineers provide technical and management input to develop design solutions for complex civil engineering problems. They will work as part of a team of engineers and other construction professionals through all lifecycle stages of development, design, construction, commissioning, operation, maintenance, and decommissioning of civil engineering infrastructure. They will also be required to have a broad skills base to work in areas including sustainable construction, structural integrity, geotechnics, materials, tunnelling, marine and coastal engineering, water, waste management, flood management, transportation and power. Once apprentices achieve their degree, they will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 12-15 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come into an interview and assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-3 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment

On-programme learning: Customer Service Practitioner, English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: Apprentices successfully completing this Apprenticeship have opportunities to progress within the industry by continuing onto the Team leader/Supervisor Level 3 apprenticeship or other suitable courses.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is designed for those who wish to gain the skills, knowledge and behavioural competencies required to work in a Customer Service Practitioner role. This role requires apprentices to perform a range of service delivery functions that could include, dealing with customer orders, payments, offering information, advice, guidance and support, meet-and-greet, sales, fixing problems and after care. Customer interactions may cover a wide range of situations and can include face-to-face, phone, post, email, text and social media. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 18-24 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: One evening a week at the Ipswich Campus

Entry Requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment. You also required a DBS check.

On-programme learning: Mandatory qualification, English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by CACHE

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. Early Years Educators, and other job roles such as nursery nurse and childminders, are highly trained professionals who play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. They work in a range of settings including full day care, children’s centres, preschools, reception classes and as childminders. They may either be working on their own or supervising others to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by Government for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their chosen occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 12-18 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come into an interview and assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-3 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: Equine Groom Standard

Progression: Apprentices successfully completing the Equine Groom have opportunities to progress within the industry by continuing onto a Senior Equine Groom apprenticeship.

Course Summary: They must adhere to safe working practices, be prepared to work in all weather conditions and often in “out of hours” situations. They will be required to have dedication, commitment and the physical and mental toughness to cope with the rigours of the role. Living on site for part or all of the duration of the apprenticeship may be necessary. The occupation requires competent individuals who are committed to the safety and welfare of the horses in their care. They will use their theoretical knowledge and understanding, practical experience and empathy to maintain the horses’ physical and psychological well-being within a safe working environment.

This is a practical, “hands on” occupation where apprentices will work under supervision individually or as part of a diverse team. The Equine Groom is an integral part in the life of the horse, providing essential day-to-day care. They will be involved with feeding, grooming, cleaning equipment, handling, preparing, exercising the horses and carrying out routine yard duties.

The Equine Groom may also be required to assist with the preparation of, transport to and care for horses at competitions, the races, sales, shows and other public appearances. Dependent on which sector of the industry the Equine Groom has chosen, appropriate people skills will be essential.

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Approx. duration: 18-24 Months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come into an interview and assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-4 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: Senior Equine Groom

End-point assessment: 1st4Sport

Course Summary: They can expect to handle and provide exercise for a variety of horses in different working environments. They must adhere to safe working practices, be prepared to work in all weather conditions and often in ‘out of hours’ situations. They will be required to have dedication, commitment and the physical and mental toughness to cope with the rigours of the role. Living onsite for part or all of the duration of the apprenticeship may also be necessary. The occupation requires competent individuals committed to the safety and welfare of horses in their care.

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Approx. duration: 24 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: Off-job-training, one day a week at the Ipswich Campus

On-programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Entry requirements: Plumbing Level 2, Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. Gas engineering involves the safe installation, commission, decommission and the ongoing service and repair of gas appliances in either a domestic or non-domestic setting. Appliances can include, but are not limited to, a range of work categories such as central heating boilers, unvented hot water storage, ducted air heaters, cookers, space heaters, meters, alternative fuel, boosters, testing and purging for industrial pipework. Roles in gas engineering will include explaining how installations and appliances work, providing energy efficiency advice and ensuring customer service excellence at all times. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 24 Months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come into an interview and assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-3 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: Golf Greenkeeper Standard

End-point assessment: City & Guilds

Progression: The successful apprentice will have the opportunity to progress on to a higher level apprenticeship standard.

Course Summary: There are four key turf grass areas on a golf course – greens, tees, fairways and areas of rough, each of which requires a different type of maintenance. The safe and competent use of a range of equipment will play a major part within the apprentices’ training programme. Golf greenkeepers will also be involved in hazard, environmental and ecological operations which may include bunker maintenance, planting turf, trees, shrubs and developing wildlife habitats. Note: This standard is recognised by the British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA), the Professional Body for Greenkeepers. At the start of the apprenticeship the apprentice will be registered with BIGGA. Upon completion of this standard the apprentice will be eligible to join BIGGA as a full member and become a BIGGA Accredited Greenkeeper.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 24 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: One day a week at the Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: Mandatory Qualification, English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: Level 3 Hairdressing/Hair Stylist

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship standard will enable you to shampoo and condition hair, cut hair using a range of techniques, style, finish hair, create a variety of looks, colour, and lighten hair. You will achieve a qualification on programme with the support of an assessor, and be fully prepared to undertake a final trade test of a range of client services to achieve your apprenticeship. You will also learn how to work with different hair types, from straight hair to curly hair. You will be taught how to also carry out consultations with clients and promote further services and product ranges. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: 36 months

Start Date: September - November

Attendance: 6 x 1 weekly blocks at Suffolk Rural per year

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come into an interview and assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-4 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: Heavy Vehicle Service and Mainetance Technician Standard

End-point assessment: IMI (The Institute of the Motor Industry)

Progression: This standard has been designed to meet the professional standards of the relevant professional bodies of the Engineering Council for initial registration as an Engineering Technician (Eng. Tech).

Course Summary: A Heavy Vehicle (HV) technician services, inspects and repairs HVs, categorised by the Department of Transport as category N2 or N3, and associated trailers, with the associated ancillaries. They work in either a dealership that focusses on a particular manufacturer, or for an independent garage, franchise or large fleet operator that deals with many different makes of vehicles. They work on all the systems found within the vehicle. The nature of the work ranges from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment. The day-to-day tasks faced by the technician are constantly changing, driven by the introduction of ever more complex technologies and diagnostic techniques.

Today’s technician has to demonstrate expertise in the technical side of their role. They must have strong problem-solving skills and a good grasp of the theoretical and practical aspects of vehicles systems and associated ancillaries. They must be able to work independently but also operate as an effective team member, understanding how their workshop and the dealership/garage/branch functions from a commercial perspective, have good customer handling skills and identify ways in which they can work more efficiently.

Note: On completion of the standard the Engineering Technician will be eligible to apply for registration as an Engineering Technician with a relevant professional body.

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Approx. duration: 24 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace with occasional visits to college

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come into an interview and assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-3 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: Horticulture/Landscape Operative Standard, Emergency First Aid at Work, Safe use of Pesticides, Functional Skills Maths and English

End-point assessment: City & Guilds

Progression: Apprentices successfully completing have the opportunities to progress within the industry by continuing onto the Advanced Apprenticeship in Horticulture or other Further Education courses

Course Summary: Horticulture and Landscape Operatives can be employed to work in public parks and gardens, green spaces and historic gardens, private gardens and estates or in production nurseries and retail outlets. Many businesses will be specialised in their activities, such as grounds maintenance (soft-landscape) or landscape construction (hard-landscape). Soft- landscaping includes the establishment and maintenance of plants and cultivated areas. Hard-landscaping includes establishment of hard surfaces and structures in addition to the establishment of plants in cultivated area.

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Approx. duration: 12-18 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace with occasional visits to college

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: Hospitality Supervisor Level 3

Course Summary: This apprenticeship is designed for those who wish to gain the skills, knowledge and behavioural competencies required to work in a Hospitality Team Member role. Apprentices will require a strong work ethic, good communication skills and to be prepared to work irregular hours as required in the industry. Their main skills will be recognising customer needs, knowing how to match them to the products and services of the business and working as part of a team to ensure every customer, whether they are eating in a restaurant, drinking cocktails in a bar feels welcomed and looked after. Job roles in Hospitality could include front of house, waiter, bar tender or mixologist. The apprentice will complete an End Point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: 12-18 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace with occasional visits to college

Entry requirements: Level 2 qualification in hospitality/catering. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: Front of house Supervisor, progress onto Team leading/supervisor L3 or higher apprenticeships

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. An apprenticeship in Hospitality will enable you to develop further knowledge and skills of the hospitality industry, understanding complex customer profiles and marketing activities, contribute to business target operations, legislation and finance as well as supporting the leadership of teams and motivating and supporting peers. You will also develop skills to manage industry perceptions, co-ordinate a team to deliver services and products, manage operational procedures and processes, set objectives, and manage performance. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: 18-24 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: One day a week at the Ipswich Campus

On-programme learning: No mandatory qualification, Standard in HR support

End-point assessment: Delivered by CIPD

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

Progression: Successful candidates may benefit from career enhancement or progress further to higher-level management, HR Consultant/Partner Apprenticeship

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. HR Professionals in this role are typically either working in a medium to large organisation as part of the HR function, delivering front line support to managers and employees, or are a HR Manager in a small organisation. Their work is likely to include handling day-to-day queries and providing HR advice; working on a range of HR processes, ranging from transactional to relatively complex, from recruitment through to retirement. They will typically be taking ownership for providing advice to managers on a wide range of HR issues using company policy and current law. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: 12 - 15 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace with occasional visits to college

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

End-point assessment: City and Guilds

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. 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. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: up to 48 months

Start Date: July-Jan (anytime for apprentices with prior learning)

Attendance: One day a week at the Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: Mandatory Qualification, English and Maths Level 2 (if required)

End-point assessment: AM2 delivered by NET

Progression: Installation Electrician/Self employed/Higher level Apprenticeship and Management.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. This Occupational route will work on the installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of low-voltage electrical and electronic devices and appliances. In addition, Installation Electricians must understand and apply the principles of planning and selection for the installation of electro technical equipment and systems in buildings, structures and the environment. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: 36-48 months

Start Date: September - November

Attendance: 6 x 1 weekly blocks per year at the Rural campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come into an interview and assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-4 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: Landbased Service Engineering Technician Standard

End-point assessment: IMI

Course Summary: The technician will typically have an understanding of the interface between machine, biological systems and the working environment for example climate, soil, plant and animals. The nature of the industry will present technical challenges ranging from simple mechanics to the diagnosis and repair of complex mechanical, electronic and telemetry systems.

Note: Successful completion of this apprenticeship will be accepted by the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) as meeting the Engineering Councils requirements for Engineering Technician (EngTech) registration.

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Approx. duration: 36 months

Start Date: September - November

Attendance: 6 x 1 weekly blocks per year at the Rural campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come into an interview and assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-4 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: Light Vehicle Service Maintenance Technician, English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by IMI

Progression: A maintenance technician services and repairs light vehicles such as cars and vans and works either in dealerships which focus on a particular manufacturer, or in an independent garage which deals with many different makes of vehicles.

Course Summary: The technician must be able to work independently but also operate as an effective team member and have good customer service skills. The technician will work on all the systems found within the vehicle, the day-to-day work ranges from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment. The tasks faced are constantly changing, driven by the introduction of ever more complex technologies and diagnostic techniques. The apprentice will complete an End Point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Notes: This standard has been designed to be recognised by relevant Professional Engineering Institutions and successful apprentices can apply for the appropriate level of professional registration (EngTech).

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Approx. duration: 30 Months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: All assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-4 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment and in a suitable role with the required duties.

On-programme learning: Operations/Departmental Manager and ILM Diploma for Leaders and Managers

End-point assessment: ILM

Progression: Information, advice and guidance will be given on next career steps upon completion of the qualification and apprenticeship

Course Summary: An operations/departmental manager is someone who manages teams and/or projects, and achieving operational or departmental goals and objectives, as part of the delivery of the organisations strategy. They are accountable to a more senior manager or business owner. Working in the private, public or third sector and in all sizes of organisation, specific responsibilities and job titles will vary, but the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed will be the same. Key responsibilities may include creating and delivering operational plans, managing projects, leading and managing teams, managing change, financial and resource management, talent management, coaching and mentoring.

Note: On completion, apprentices can register as full members with The Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM).

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Approx. duration: 15-18 months

Start Date: Anytime

Attendance: Assessment and training is undertaken in the workplace

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come into an interview and assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths & English 9-4 or equivalent. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On-programme learning: • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Mathematics - choice of optional qualifications below additional cost.

Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (REPS) , Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (REPS)


Level 3 Award in Employer Awareness in Active Leisure


End-point assessment: Delivered by Active IQ

Progression: Apprentices successfully completing the Advanced Apprenticeship have opportunities to progress within the industry by developing a career in Personal Training or Leisure Management.

Course Summary: In this apprenticeship, the role of a Personal Trainer is to coach clients (on a one to one and small group basis) towards their health and fitness goals through design and provision of creative and personalised exercise programmes and instruction, nutritional advice and overall lifestyle management. They will motivate clients to positively change their behaviour and improve their overall wellbeing by providing specialist advice, being aware of when to refer clients to relevant appropriate professionals for specialist information and guidance. They will also develop a comprehensive understanding of business, finance, sales and marketing which is essential to enable the Personal Trainer to build and retain a stable client base. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: 48 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: One day a week at the Rural Campus

Entry Requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

Progression: Project Manager, Gas Engineer, Site Supervisor or progress onto higher level apprenticeship

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technicians plan, select, install, service, commission and maintain all aspects of plumbing and heating systems, they can find themselves working inside or outside a property. Customer service skills and being tidy and respectful are important qualities as they can often find themselves working in customers’ homes as well as on building sites. Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technicians are also at the forefront of installing new and exciting environmental technologies like heat pumps, solar thermal systems, biomass boilers and water recycling systems The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.


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Approx. duration: 18-24 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: One evening at college per week

Entry Requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment. DBS check is also required.

On-programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by CACHE

Progression: Higher Level Apprenticeship Teaching assistant, Learning support assistant.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. Teaching Assistants work in Primary, Special and Secondary education across all age ranges encompassing special educational needs and emotional vulnerabilities. The primary role of the Teaching Assistant is to support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning, in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: up to 24 months


Start date: July-Dec


Attendance: Block sessions x 6 per year at Suffolk Rural Campus


Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: Level 2 Diploma in Land based Engineering, Certificate in First Aid, Certificate in Abrasive Wheels, English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: delivered by IMI.

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Land based engineer will have the opportunity to progress within the industry into roles such as Agriculture Service Engineer, Construction and Plant Engineer, Service Engineer, Outdoor power Equipment Service Engineer, and can progress onto Land based Service Engineering Level 3 standard.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. A Land based Engineer specialises in maintaining a range of machinery, plant and equipment. Apprentices can gain expertise in inspecting, carrying out routine maintenance and repairing mechanical faults. These operations typically take place under the supervision of a senior technician in the workplace or on the customers site. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: up to 24 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Workplace delivery occasional visits to Suffolk Rural Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English and achieve Level 1 ICT. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1) along with either PA2 (Boom Sprayer) or PA6 (Handheld Applicators), English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, an Advanced Golf Greenkeeper will have the opportunity to progress into more senior positions within the golf club facility or an option to progress by working in other sport facilities such as Ground Maintenance Operator/Technician, Irrigation, Spray or Machinery Technician. Progression onto Golf course manager standard.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. As an advanced Golf Greenkeeper you will develop the skills towards a supervisory role of the greenkeeping team and the maintenance of the golf course. You will also assist in the planning, supervising and implementing the maintenance, care and overall appearance of a golf course in line with the employer's requirements. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: up to 24 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Workplace delivery occasional visits to Suffolk Rural Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work, Level 2 Principles of Safe handling and Application of Pesticides, English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by LANTRA, assessment grading pass & distinction Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Horticulture and landscape Operative will have the opportunity to progress within the industry into roles such as Garden Centre Advisor, Landscaper, Garden Designer, Horticulture Technician, Grounds Keeper. Progression onto Landscape/Horticulture supervisor L3 standard.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. Horticulture and Landscaped Operatives can be employed to work in public parks and gardens, green spaces and historic gardens, private gardens and estate or in production nurseries and retail outlets. There are two options available for this occupation, Horticulture route focuses on plant propagation and plant growth. The landscape construction option focuses on the installation of features and structures, application of landscape materials. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: up to 12-18 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Workplace delivery occasional visits to Suffolk Rural Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: Level 2 qualification in Environmental Conservation, English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Countryside worker will have the opportunity to progress within the industry into roles such Estate Worker, Access/Maintenance Ranger, Site Warden, Field Operative and Volunteer Leader.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. Countryside workers conserve the English countryside, by taking care of protected landscapes - National parks, Areas of outstanding Natural beauty. Countryside workers will be able and willing to do challenging work outdoors, in a variety of locations, which may be rot, including moorland, woodland and coast. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: up to 36 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Day release at Suffolk Rural Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered City and Guilds

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Wall and floor tiler will have the opportunity to progress within the industry as professional tiler, undertake senior roles within a company or self-employment.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. Wall and floor tilers operate in domestic and commercial properties undertaking all types of wall and floor tiling. The work is varied and tilers utilise and install a wide range of ceramic and natural stone tiles using different techniques. Tilers also work in a range of environments including house, schools, offices, hospitals and construction sites. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: up to 18 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Workplace and occasional visits to Suffolk Rural Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by 1st4Sport

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, an Outdoor activity instructor will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in roles such as Multi-activity leader, Environmental Education Tutor, Activity instructor, Ranger, National park guide.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. An outdoor Activity Instructor supervises and guides children and adults in activities, in which the employer specialises in ranging from cycling, climbing, hillwalking and habitat or wildlife walks. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: up to 36 months

Start date: Ongoing

Attendance: Workplace and occasional visits to Suffolk Rural Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2, Portfolio of evidence.

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Plasterer will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in more Senior roles such or self employment.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. Plastering is a core function within the construction sector and for house building and refurbishment. Plasterers interact with commercial and domestic customers as well as other trades, they will work on a range of plastering systems and different backgrounds surfaces using traditional and modern materials. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx. duration: up to 36 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Day release at Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements:

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2 & portfolio of evidence.

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Painter and decorator will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in more Senior roles or self employment.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. Painters and Decorators operate in domestic and commercial properties and undertake the decoration and protection of buildings. They are responsible for their own work using a range of methods and application of paint coating and wallcoverings to a high quality finish ensuring, also complying to statutory, safety and environmental requirements. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

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Approx.. duration: 12-18 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Workplace and occasional visits to Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

End-point assessment: Delivered by Pearsons

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Warehouse operative will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in roles such as Logistics Operations, Warehouse Manager, Transport Manager, Logistics Professional.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. Warehouse Operatives work in a variety of warehouse environments, undertaking tasks such as taking deliveries, checking for damaged/missing items, storing goods, moving stock, maintaining stock levels and recording. They are also required to safely use a range of equipment and machinery relevant to their role and setting. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.


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Approx. duration: 36 months

Start date: September - November

Attendance: Day release Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Maintenance and Operations Engineer will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in a range of roles dependent on their chosen pathway.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. The Maintenance and Operations Engineering technician roles covers a range of job roles in the Engineering industry. They will maintain safety, integrity and effective operation of plant and equipment in one or more industries that are part of the broader national infrastructure Engineering Sector. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 36 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Day release at Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by IMI

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Vehicle damage MET Technician will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in roles such as Body shop mechanic, Strippers/Fitters, MET Technician, Body shop Technician, Body Fitter.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. A Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical Trim Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry. Their role is to identify damaged mechanical and electrical components by removing, and refitting on a car before and after body work repair has been carried out. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 36 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Day release at Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by IMI

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Vehicle damage paint Technician will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in roles such as Vehicle Paint Sprayer, Paint Technician, Painter, Car sprayer, or self employed.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. A Vehicle Damage Paint Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry. The role is to prepare, spray and finish vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other incidents including cars/light commercial vehicles. This role includes colour matching and final finish to the company or customers exact standards and requirements. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 36 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Day release at Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assesment to clarify course suitablity . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by IMI

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Vehicle damage panel Technician will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in roles such as Panel Beater, Panel Technician, Body Repairer.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. A Vehicle Damage Panel Technician removes, repairs and replaces vehicle body panels to vehicle manufacturer specification works within the collision repair workshop . The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 12-18 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Weekly sessions Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitablity . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2. AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting level 2

End-point assessment: Delivered by AAT

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, an Accounts/Finance assistant will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in a range of roles such as Accounts Assistant, Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Administrator, Assistant Bookkeeper, Data input Clerk.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. An Accounts/Finance Assistant is an integral part of the team responsible for maintaining an efficient and accurate finance function within the business. This would include basic bookkeeping duties, working with sales and ledger, running calculations, to ensure that records and payments are correct. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 12-18 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Day release Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assesment to clarify course suitablity . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English and Level 2 Hairdressing apprenticeship. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: TBC

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, an Advanced and Creative hair professional will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in roles such as Creative Hair Stylist, Advanced senior stylist, Specialist technician or self employment.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. An Advanced and creative hair professional will provide a quality of service, whilst working to the highest standards and continuously developing their personal and professional skills. They will deliver hair fashion and forward trends, which are innovative styles inspired by current images and their own creativity, individual flair, imagination and interpretation. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: 18-24 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Day release to Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assesment to clarify course suitablity . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English and level 2 Beauty apprenticeship Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: TBC

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, an Advance Beauty therapist will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in roles such as Senior Therapist, Head Therapist or self employment.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. An advanced Beauty therapist will design provide and implement bespoke treatment plans. These advanced treatment range from advanced manual therapies such as advanced massage techniques, technical therapies such as face and body electrical treatments to meet and manage clients needs and expectations. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...

Approx. duration: up to 12-18 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: Day release at Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (skills) Certificate of Diploma in Engineering Operations (knowledge) English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: delivered by TBC

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Engineering Operative will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in a range of roles dependent on their chosen pathway or progress onto a higher level apprenticeship.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. 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 and sustain the sector. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...


Approx. duration: 42 - 45months

Start date: From September

Attendance: Day release Ipswich Campus

Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE's including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.

On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Advanced Manufacturing Engineering mandatory qualification


End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds

Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Engineering Fitter will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in a range of roles dependent on their chosen pathway.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, which reflects employer's requirements for the skills, knowledge and behaviours expected from someone to be competent in their job role. The Engineering Fitters apprenticeship is designed for a career in constructing, assembling and manufacturing machinery, using a broad range of machinery, equipment to manufacturer complex, small volume of high volume components. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.

Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education link: https://www.instituteforappren...