Apprenticeships are work based learning programmes that mix practical experience, coaching and formal training.
One of the core principals of an apprenticeship is the minimum 20% threshold for off the job training which reinforces practical, work-based learning with technical and theoretical learning.
Off the job training is defined as learning which is undertaken outside of the normal day to-day working environment and leads towards the achievement of an apprenticeship.
With off-the-job training accounting for at least 20% of the apprentice’s employed time it is essential that this time is planned and used effectively.
eTraining will work with both employer and learner to create a learning plan that encompasses this 20% in a way that maximises learning and skill improvement whilst minimising disruption to the business.
The 20% can include
Off-the-job training does not include: