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CHANGES TO OUR PRE-APPRENTICESHIP STUDY PROGRAMMES

Due to current Government guidelines, social distancing rules and our priority of putting the safety of learners, apprentices and colleagues first - our study programmes currently look a little different.  For the latest information about our programmes and information about supported home learning please click below.

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12 WEEKS ON PROGRAMME

You’ll spend the first 12 weeks or longer in centre learning the skills you need to progress into a successful career. These involve things like CV building, interview preparation, telephone preparation and learning Microsoft Office.

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6 -12 WEEK WORK PLACEMENT 

You’ll then step out onto a 6-12 week work placement. This work placement will help you gain insights into the workplace and allow you to adapt to new situations and learn valuable on-the-job skills.

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LET'S GET YOU ON YOUR WAY

If the work placement is successful and you have enjoyed it, we’ll work with you to find a permanent apprenticeship through our large employer network.

WHO IS THIS FOR?

Our pre-apprenticeship course in Officeworks is for anyone aged between 16-18 who has an interest in an office-based career. This could be a career in business administration, customer service, marketing, IT or finance. 

This course helps to give you advice and give you a headstart into what you can expect from these career paths. We'll get you apprenticeship-ready in no time!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

You will learn about the principles of business administration, customer service and I.T. We will support you with Maths and English if you need it and employability skills such as CV writing and interview techniques. 

Typical Units Covered:

  • Communication in a business environment

  • Principles of providing administrative services

  • Principles of document creation and information management

  • Developing working relationships with collegues

CHECK OUT FRANCESCA'S STORY

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Naila Bibi is an award winning ex-apprentice within Aspire Housing.

She is a valued member of the HR team who won the Financial, Legal and Professional Services Award and Asian Apprentice Of The Year 2017. Naila started her apprenticeship journey through Officeworks at PM Training and has worked hard to achieve great success. Naila is currently working full-time within Aspire Housing as a trainee apprenticeship coordinator. 

“I would recommend PM Training to anyone. The experience has been amazing and I love being able to tell my story to other learners and businesses”.

PROGRESSION ROUTES 

Officeworks can look great on your CV. An employer will see that you have had experience and training to prepare you for office-life. You can work towards an apprenticeship in the following sectors: 

  • Business administration
  • Marketing
  • Finance 
  • Accounting 
  • IT
  • HR
  • Customer service & sales 

 

MAKE AN ENQUIRY

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