Pathways Apprenticeship

Release Date: 28/12/2020 10:46

Pathway Apprenticeships Social Services Children & Young People 

A Pathway Apprenticeship could help you to prepare for the world of work. You'll gain an industry-recognised qualification and accelerate your progression into future employment of further apprenticeship opportunities. 

  • You’ll gain knowledge, skills and experience through a series of practical activities, including online virtual placements while gaining a qualification in Social Services Children & Young People at SCQF Level 6. 
  • The apprenticeship lasts up to 26 weeks and can be extended up to 52 weeks if you are care experienced or disabled 
  • You’ll get a £100 weekly allowance 
  • Following successful completion, you will have gained a qualification and valuable insight and experience of the world of work 


Benefits of a Pathway Apprenticeship 


  • Accredited learning with an industry-recognised qualification up to SCQF Level 6, the same level of learning as a Higher 
  • Virtual elements which can be completed online 
  • Future-focussed to help you move to a Modern or Graduate Apprenticeship by developing the skills and experience employers need 
  • Gain real work experience through industry projects or work placements 
  • Tailored support shaped around your skills needs 
  • Explore a career path in a growth industry with strong future career prospects 
  • Develop your skills and options for the next steps in your career or learner journey 



A person is eligible for the Pathway Apprenticeship programme if:  

  • They are aged 18 or under, and have reached their statutory school leaving date
  • The SCQF Level is the most appropriate level for the person to ensure they have an optimum opportunity of successful achievement
  • They are able to participate fully in the Pathway Apprenticeship training and attend as required by the Pathway Apprenticeship provider 
  • They are progressing from successful completion of an Employability Fund Programme. 
  • They are participating in a Kickstart programme (16-24 age group) as an employed status participant of Pathway Apprenticeships (note training allowance does not apply to such a participant).

Please click this link for more info and to apply 

For further information please contact: 

Lisa Devine 

Employability Officer 

07904 303 931 

03451 555 555 ext. 456769  




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