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“I can't believe the difference my Full-time Course has made to my confidence.”

Helen Farley

undertook Health & Social Care work experience with Acorn Care

Full-time Courses

Gain Skills. Boost your confidence. With HTP Apprenticeship College.
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What are HTP Apprenticeship College’s Full-time Courses?

Are you looking for a genuine alternative to 6th Form? HTP Apprenticeship College offers a range of full-time career courses starting each September at our Skills Centre in Newport on the Isle of Wight. The courses are designed to build your confidence while you gain qualifications and the valuable work experience you need to progress on to an Apprenticeship, further education or other employment. HTP’s Riverbank Campus isn’t like being at school. Our expert trainers will treat you as an adult and will help you to discover and develop your natural skills and talents. You don’t need any previous experience or qualifications – just the desire to get your career started!

How long are the courses?

Our courses run from September and finish between June and mid-July.

What courses are available?

With HTP Apprenticeship College you can undertake a Full-time Course in many different career subjects. We provide high quality training in: Professional Cookery | Business Administration | Health and Social Care | Fitness Instructing | Nail Technology Childcare

Who can do a Full-time Course?

Our Full-time Courses are available to you if you are:

  • under 19 on the 31st August 2018 (or under 25 if you hold an Education, Health & Care Plan)
  • living in England
  • not in full-time education

When could I start?

Our next courses start in September but you can apply now or contact us to arrange a convenient day and time to visit the campus to see the facilities and meet our staff.

Before starting your course you will be asked to come in to meet your Training Consultant and complete your Programme Induction. This will include a tour of the campus where your training will take place. You will also receive further information about the course, such as any equipment or clothing you may need to provide, and will be given an outline of your course timetable.

If you feel you’re ready to start work now, there’s no need to wait, our Traineeships and Apprenticeships are great ways to get you working and learning now. Immediate vacancies are available – contact us today.

Who pays for the courses?

If you’re under 19 on the 31st August 2018, or under 25 if you hold an Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), the Government will pay the cost of your course.

You may also receive a bursary to support your learning. This will be discussed with you on application and could entitle you to up to £1,200 if your course lasts at least 30 weeks in one year. Depending on where you live you may also be eligible for help with your travel costs. 

You must attend regularly to receive bursaries and other payments.

What could this course lead to?

Progression from our Full-time Courses is something that we discuss from the very start of your time with us. There is a structured progression route for each of the courses we offer. These include higher level qualifications at the Skills Centre, Apprenticeships or other employment including self-employment.

How do I apply?

It’s easy to apply for a Full-time Course with HTP Apprenticeship College:

  1. Contact us by phone or via our Contact Form
  2. We’ll talk to you about your options and, if necessary, help you to complete an Application Form.
  3. We’ll help you choose decide which course is right for you.

Danni Gulliver completed her Full-time Course in Health & Social Care alongside work experience at Fairhaven Care Home in Ryde on the Isle of Wight and has now progressed onto her Advanced Apprenticeship.

Luke Kingswell completed his Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration on our Full-time Course and has now progressed onto his Advanced Apprenticeship at St Mary’s Hospital.

Courses start in September, but don't wait to apply...

Our Full-time career Courses start in early September, but you don’t need to wait until you finish school or college to apply – do it now to secure your place. Courses take place at our training centres in Newport.

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