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Information for Careers Advisors

If you have a young person who is interested in progressing in to an Apprenticeship, please contact us to discuss how we can help. At The Source Academy, we have a range of apprenticeships in Sheffield and South Yorkshrie across a variety of sectors. 

Our Traineeships programmes – in retail, business admin, customer service, hospitality and warehousing – provide pre-apprenticeship training and support and will help that young person achieve and sustain an Apprenticeship.

Traineeships can last from 6 weeks to 6 months and offer sector specific training, general employability skills, functional skills maths and English and high quality work placement in a variety of well established businesses. Our Trainees are given support in applying for vacancies and travel costs are covered.

Eligibility – anyone aged 16 to 24, unemployed and qualified below level 3.

For more information about Traineeships, please contact Steph Simms on 0114 263 5691 or email her on stephanie.simms@thesourceacademy.co.uk


 

Information for students

If you aged between 16 and 24, unemployed and qualified below level 3, and are interested in progressing in to an Apprenticeship, please contact us to discuss how we can help you.

Apprenticeships

We have many South Yorkshire businesses looking to employ an apprentice. These apprenticeship vacancies are full time and allow you to get paid whilst studying for your apprenticeship. Our team of tutors visit you and your employer at work to support you through the qualification and you may spend some time at The Source too.

Click here to see what apprenticeship vacancies are available.

Traineeships

Our Traineeships programmes – in retail, business admin, customer service, hospitality and warehousing – provide pre-apprenticeship training and support and will help you achieve an Apprenticeship.

Traineeships can last from 6 weeks to 6 months and offer sector specific training, functional skills maths and English and high quality work placement in a variety of well established businesses. Our Trainees are given support in applying for vacancies. Travel costs are covered.

For more information about our Traineeships, please contact Steph Simms on 0114 263 5691 or email her on stephanie.simms@thesourceacademy.co.uk


 

Information for Teachers

We offer a range of accredited vocational and employability training programmes for learners in years 9, 10, 11 and 12. These qualifications include:

  • Edexcel Level 1 / 2 Btec Business (NQF) – shown in the 2016 Key Stage 4 Performance Tables
  • Edexcel Entry Level 1 and Level 2 Award / Certificate in Retail Knowledge (QCF)
  • Edexcel Entry Level 1 Award / Certificate in Business and Administration (QCF)
  • Edexcel Level 1 Award / Certificate in WorkSkills (QCF)
  • Edexcel Entry Level 3 / Level 1 Award / Certificate / Diploma in Vocational Studies (QCF)

Our programmes can be delivered at The Source, one day a week over 1, 2 or 3 academic years or over shorter periods to suit the school’s requirements and enhance the learners’ school experiences. We can also deliver programmes on site at school. 

Our non-accredited vocational and employability programmes can be tailor made to suit the learners’ needs and to help them move into Traineeships and Apprenticeships when leaving school. These include general employability, retail, fashion retailing and business admin and customer service. These can be delivered over a few weeks or a term or an academic year.


 

Made in Sheffield – Retail Ambassadors

The Source work in partnership with schools and colleges to provide young people the opportunities to develop skills needed for work in retail and associated industries.

The aim of the Made in Sheffield Ambassadors programme is to raise awareness of these exciting opportunities behind the scenes as well as on the front line of retail.

If you would like more information about how your school or college can become part of this programme please visit http://www.misambassadors.org.uk/sectors/retail

If you would like to know more about how we can help you and your learners, please contact Helen Lee on 0114 263 5619 or email her on helen.lee@thesourceadaemy.co.uk

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