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Apprenticeships by Catherine Dawson

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Chapter Eight

Working as an apprentice

If you are successful in your application and you obtain a position on an apprenticeship programme, it is useful to understand more about what working as an apprentice entails. There are basic rights that all employees have and you need to understand these so that you can make sure that they are being met. Also, it is important to know how to balance work and training, improve your ability to work with other employees and apprentices, manage your money, remain motivated and develop and record your transferable skills. These issues are discussed in this chapter.

Understanding your rights

Chapter 3 discusses apprentice work contracts, including information about working hours, sick pay, maternity leave and ...

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