Course Delivery

At NHTA we able to customise the delivery to each business we work with. Our apprenticeships are designed around individuals and business needs, and courses are delivered in a range of formats.

  • 1-2-1 sessions
  • Group workshops
  • Online learning

Wider Learning

This part of the qualification includes topics such as Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Health and Safety, British Values and The Prevent Duty as standard.

20% OTJ Training

The ‘20% Off the Job’ is imperative to achievement of this apprenticeship.  This simply means that a learner should spend 20% of their time on programme and in work time ‘upskilling’ themselves.

This may include:

  • Manufacturer Training – processes, procedures, new technologies
  • Shadowing or being mentored
  • Learning support provided by training provider or employer
  • Simulation exercises and role play
  • Online learning
  • Time spent writing assessments/assignments
  • Completing set tasks
  • Preparing for professional discussions
  • Industry visits
  • Visiting the employer’s other departments

Functional Skills

  • Throughout the qualification there will be directed learning dedicated to Maths and English.
  • If a prior qualification at Level 2 (GCSE C/4 or above) has not been attained and verified, additional exams for Maths and English will be undertaken ahead of achievement of the qualification.

Employer commitment

  • An employer must be fully committed to supporting their employee with training and development needs, regular 1-2-1 sessions and 360 feedback throughout the qualification. This will include Personal Development Plan and Continuing Professional Development activities and records.
  • Employers and Tutors should be conducting review sessions every 8 weeks as standard.