Apprentice Transition Plan

We’re all aware of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the difficult decisions some businesses have had to make in making apprentices redundant. The Apprentice Transition Plan has been put in place to support those apprentices – and to help them make the next step in their career.

If you are making an apprentice redundant, the Apprentice Transition Plan can offer them support. Encourage them to contact us for help.

The Apprentice Transition Plan service can help the apprentice find new work or move to further learning. As well as getting help to find new opportunities you’ll work with a learning provider to reflect on the skills and experiences you’ve gained.

"It's different from what we have done in the past"

Danielle Ramsay, Head of Resourcing and Engagement at Apex Hotels, tells us about the Apprentice Transition Plan and how it can benefit both apprentices and employers

Benefits for apprentices

How the transition plan can help your apprentices

  • Offers support to help them complete their qualification

  • Gives them the ability to recognise their level of skills and be confident in articulating them to a prospective new employer

  • Provides a record of learning certificated in their apprenticeship to date

  • Provide a record of benchmarked transferable skills that prospective employers recognise

  • Helps them plan for further learning or employment

Benefits for you

If you’re looking to take on an apprentice who has been made redundant, into any job, you’ll find the Record of Achievement useful as it is a sort of quality-assured CV.

It outlines the apprentice capabilities to help you make informed recruitment decisions

The record of achievement is:

  • A complete record of all their certificated learning and achievements.
  • Recognition of the apprentice’s transferable skills by benchmarking against the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework.
  • A statement of technical competence for skills and knowledge which have not been formally assessed or certificated.