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Steps to getting started

The steps to getting started in a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SAT) are similar to those found in the Apprentices & trainees section of this website. However, there are some requirements that relate specifically to SATs. It is important that parties are aware of these requirements.

Periods of employment must never fall below the minimum number of hours per 12 months

Your school must give approval for the SAT

The SAT must have an impact on the student's timetable

Off-the-job training limits that apply to school-based apprentices (not trainees)

Dependent upon the (full-time) nominal term of the apprenticeship, there is a limit to the off-the-job training that may be provided to a school-based apprentice while at school:

This page was last updated at 18-December-2015
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