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At Tungsten Training Centre we believe in providing quality training in the Electrical, Plumbing and Gas industry. We are a training center which is firmly establishing its reputation as the leading construction training center in the South of England.
Our fabricated training centers are built to create real-life environments and situations giving our students the opportunity to learn in a much more hands-on way. We understand that you cannot learn a trade just by reading about it in a book.
Our goal is to ensure that we deliver quality training using only the best lecturers in the industry, who have had the site-based experience to ensure they have a real understanding of your work and the course. We aim to have 12 students per class to allow you to get a more direct learning experience.
What is an apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship is a work based program that allows you to learn on the job whilst attending our center 1 day a week.
How long is an apprenticeship?
The average apprenticeship is 3 years. The course is broken down in knowledge units, practical training, NVQ portfolio, exams, and AM2. You may also be required to complete functional skills.
Are there any entry requirements?
No there are currently no entry requirements to enroll in an apprenticeship. If you did not obtain a level 4 or above in your GCSE's you would be required to attend functional skill sessions. TTC partner with functional skills providers to allow this as a seamless process.
Do I need to be employed?
Yes you will require an employer to able to enroll on an apprenticeship
Do I have to pay?
There is government funding available for people aged 16-18
For people aged 19-24, there is some funding available minimum of 50%
Employers are required to make a 10% contribution towards an apprentices course TTC is wavering this fee to support employers contribution to the apprenticeship scheme.
Do I get paid to be an apprentice?
Your employer should pay you the minimum of the national apprenticeship wage in the first year of your apprenticeship regardless of age. After your first year and after you turn 19 your employer should pay you the minimum wage for your age bracket.
Will I be qualified in my chosen trade on completion of my apprenticeship?
At the end of your apprenticeship, you will have obtained a level 3 qualification and be fully qualified in your chosen trade. Your qualification equivalates to 2 A Levels.