The agreement is one of two documents that all apprentices will need to sign before starting the programme. The other required document is called the apprenticeship commitment statement, which is an agreement between the apprentice, employer, and training provider. Both documents are usually signed at the apprentice induction meeting.
What does an apprenticeship agreement contain?
An apprenticeship agreement will contain details about employment arrangements, working conditions, and the apprenticeship programme itself. Both the employer and apprentice will receive a copy of the agreement to keep.
- The apprenticeship agreement must contain:
- Employment and training length
- Job role and apprenticeship programme
- Amount of off-the-job training hours
- Working conditions and rate of pay
Setting up an apprenticeship programme
Get in touch with Lifetime's expert team to understand your next steps in setting up an apprenticeship scheme. Lifetime will provide expert insight into the development and launch of your programme and can provide resources such as apprenticeship agreement templates.