Apprenticeships

Halifax Opportunities Trust is a well established and highly regarded work based learning provider in West Yorkshire. We are currently working with a number of employers including primary and secondary schools and childcare providers in the region offering qualifications in learning support, early years and play-work and business administration.

Why choose us?

Blending theory with hands-on practical skills and experience, the apprenticeship package may include the achievement of Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT at the specified level and in some cases GCSE Maths and English. We have developed high quality training programmes ranging from Intermediate level (2) and Advanced level (3) up to Higher level (5) specialising in early years, education and business.

Eligibility 

The Apprenticeships offer is open to existing employed staff aged 16-18 and 19+ working approximately 30 hours per week and to new staff who may be joining your teams. Funding is currently available to support apprenticeships subject to eligibility, contact Lynnette Lee for further details.

Our Courses

The qualifications we offer as part of the apprenticeship framework are:

Early Years Qualifications 
Level 2NCFE Cache Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce
NCFE Cache Award/Certificate/Diploma in Playwork (NVQ)
Level 3NCFE Cache Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Worksforce (Early Years Educator)
NCFE Cache Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (Children's Social Care) (QCF)
NCFE Cache Certificate/Award/Diploma in Playwork (NVQ)
Level 4NCFE Cache Level 4 Early Years Advanced Practitioner
Supporting Teaching and Learning Qualifications 
Level 2NCFE Cache Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)
Level 3NCFE Cache Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)
Business Administration Qualifications 
Level 2OCR Level 2 Certificate in Business Administration
Level 3OCR Level 3 Certificate in Business Administration
Level 4OCR Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration
Level 5OCR Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership