Individual requirements for apprenticeships
Individuals wishing to be considered for a JBC advanced apprenticeship must have
- GCSE grades and subjects as specified in the job requirements
- a genuine interest in IT and a strong desire to follow a career in the IT industry
- good communication skills
- a commitment to complete a training programme of up to 2 years
- be over 16 years old at enrolment
This project is financed by the European Union.
General requirements for public funding
The following persons will be considered eligible for full public funding for their apprenticeship training:
- a UK citizen who is settled in the UK and has been ordinarily resident for at least 3 years prior to the enrolment date and whose main purpose for such residence was not to receive full-time education during any part of the three year period. Settled means having either indefinite leave to enter or remain, or having the right of abode in the UK. British citizens and certain other people have the right of abode in the UK:
- those with European Community - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland passports
- British Dependant Terrritory Citizens (now known as British Overseas Territory Citizens)
- those whose passports have been endorsed to show they have the right of abode in the UK
- those who have a certificate of naturalisation or registration as a British Citizen
- A national of any European Union (EU) country or the spouse, civil partner, or child, or grandchild, or dependant parent, or grandparent of an EU national, or of the EU national's spouse, or civil partner, where the learner has been ordinarily resident in the European Economic Area (EEA) for three years preceding the enrolment date
- An EEA migrant worker or the spouse, civil partner, or child, or dependant parent, or grandparent of an EEA migrant worker, or of the EEA migrant worker's spouse or civil partner, where the learner has been ordinarily resident in the European Economic Area (EEA) for three years preceding the enrolment date
The following groups of Learners will also be considered as eligible for funding for an Apprenticeship:
- 16-18 year-olds who are accompanying or joining parents who have the right of abode or leave to enter or remain in the UK (or accompanying or joining parents who are EEA nationals), or those who are children of diplomats
- 16-18 year-olds who are dependants of teachers coming to the UK on a teacher-exchange sche me
- 16-18 year-olds entering the UK (where not accompanied by their parents) who are British (or EEA) citizens, or 16-18 year-olds whose passports have been endorsed to show they have the right of abode in this country
- All 16- 18-year-old asylum seekers
- All 16-18 year-old Learners (including unaccompanied asylum seekers) who are placed in the care of social services.
Applicants who are in any doubt about their eligibility can apply for individual consideration. All decisions on eligibilty, for this programme, will be at the sole discretion of JBC Computer Training Ltd
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