Hub Activity • Call Centre Sessions • SME Call Centre Sessions • Winning Applications • School Engagement • Area & City Centre Events • Sub Planning Group/ Area Events • Vacancy Distribution Call Centre Sessions • Aim: – Identify and make contact with NEET YP to fill provider apprenticeship vacancies • How: – Provision of lists of NEET YP in Leeds aged 16- 19 – Providers can contact NEET YP directly to offer interviews • Achieved: – 38 offers to interview – NEET to EET 41 – cross referrals between providers • Future Developments: – Increase frequency – now being scheduled to take place every two weeks SME Call Centre Sessions • Aim: – To increase the number of employers offering apprenticeship vacancies • How: – – – – Facilitate collective contacts with SMEs in Leeds Provision of companies data and warm leads Encourage cross referral between Providers This includes strict protocols on ensuring relevant evidence is captured and partners that participate will introduce themselves from Leeds Apprenticeship Hub. • Future Developments: – Seek agreement from providers – Source premises, agree frequency and arrange first session Winning Applications Workshops • Aim: – Assist young people to make successful applications for apprenticeship job vacancies • How: – register young people onto www.apprenticeships.org.uk site – Assist YP to search and apply for vacancies – Provide support, guidance, hints and tips • Achieved: – 4 sessions; East, South, West, City Centre – 35 attendees submitting improved applications • Future Developments: – – – – Booked appointments IAG support Delivery to a captive audience Mapping of pre apprenticeship activity to support School Engagement • Aim: – To increase awareness of apprenticeships • How: – – – – – – – Presentations to schools learners and staff Workshops/ interactive workshops Drop in sessions Careers/ progression Fairs Apprenticeship displays Apprenticeship Ambassadors Apprenticeship Vacancy Registration/Application Process sessions • Achievements: – 26 learner events – 9 business events • Future Developments: – Display boards in each school displaying upcoming vacancies and workshops available. Target Audience Activity Partners Responsible Suggested Duration Young People Presentation to full year groups (via assemblies) National Apprenticeship Service Training Providers Apprenticeship Hub 30mins to 1 hr Groups of Schools (cluster, feeder, partnerships). Group sessions/workshops (practical sessions to vary in duration and National Apprenticeship Service numbers) Training Providers Lunchtime Drop in Sessions 30mins Taster and Tour sessions Training Providers 30mins to 1 hour Apprenticeship Ambassadors National Apprenticeship Service 30mins Education Business Partnerships Apprenticeship Vacancy Register/Application Process National Apprenticeship Service Training Providers Apprenticeship Hub 1 hour – full day whole year groups. Input at Senior Management Team Mtg Apprenticeship Hub Input at Staff Meeting Apprenticeship Hub Apprenticeship Academy School Engagement Offer Apprenticeship Hub 10mins +10mins Discussion 10mins +10mins Discussion Up to 3hours Employing an Apprentice in School Apprenticeship Hub 10mins+10mins Discussion Parents Stand - Careers Evenings Post 16 Option Evening Parents Evening Yr9 Option Evening National Apprenticeship Service Training Providers Apprenticeship Hub As required Governors Input at Governing Body meeting Apprenticeship Hub Input at Head Teacher / Governor Briefings Apprenticeship Hub 10mins +10mins Discussion 10mins +10mins Discussion Staff in School To book a session please e mail [email protected] or [email protected] or ring 0113 247 6220 Please also encourage your learners to fill in our new ‘I’m interested’ form available on the work and apprenticeships tab from the Leeds Pathways homepage. They will then be contacted directly by a training provider in Leeds that can talk to them about the area they are interested in. Area & City Centre Events • Aim: – Increase awareness of apprenticeships across the city • How: – Organising local recruitment fairs – Display stands in city centre locations – Attendance at events organised by partners, e.g. Job Centre Plus • Achieved: – Leeds Apprenticeship Evening – engaged over 100 YP – 4 city centre displays – 1 partner event – Pudsey area event - 26th Nov with every secondary in West and inner N/W attending • Future Developments: – Partner with Youth Hub Roadshow events to ensure different areas and City Centre have coverage. Sub Planning Group/ Area Events • Aim: – To involve key partners in planning and organising events across the city • How: – Meeting facilitated by the hub every 6 weeks – Area events to replicate the town hall event taking part in communities – first 26th Nov in W/NW, second to take place Jan/Feb in E/NE. • Future Developments: – Increase attendance – Attendance by regional hubs (Bradford, Wakefield etc.) to share best practice Vacancy Distribution • Aim – To increase the No of applicants • How: – Capture NAS data, sift geographically & circulate to key personnel: LCC job shops, schools, cluster managers, locality based PA’s, parents • Achieved: – Area sorting achieved & feedback from Area Leadership Teams confirmed that data is more user friendly • Future Developments: – Sort data by sector Leeds online Sorting system • Set up via Leeds pathways – online prospectus which has over 100,000 hits per year. New apprenticeship area developed – more accessable. • Now being set up to cater for up to 24 year olds. • Has new teacher/parent/professional area from which schools can book apprenticeship sessions. • Young people send in CV and agree that this will be sent to a provider that currently delivers relevant framework. May also be sent on directly to employers where appropriate. Consultation • Challenges/ issues? • Recap on future developments? • Suggestions?