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This Modern Apprenticeship equips employees working in the social house sector with the skills and knowledge they need. It’s offered at different levels to support new entrants and staff progression. Level 7 is a progression route for employees who have already completed Housing SCQF level 6 or the Chartered Institute of Housing Certificate in Housing Practice or Housing Maintenance.
Your employee will study for a qualification in Housing at SCQF level 6.
Candidates for this Modern Apprenticeship don’t need any prior experience or qualifications.
Career progression: Once they complete their apprenticeship, your employees could carry out roles such as:
Apprentices could also undertake further qualifications, including:
Your employee will study for a qualification in Housing at SCQF level 7.
While candidates for this Modern Apprenticeship don’t need any prior experience or qualifications, it’s aimed at employees who have already completed SCQF level 6 in Housing, or who have equivalent qualifications or experience.
Successful apprentices will be qualified for a range of roles such as a housing officer or housing support officer. They could also work in service support areas, such as homelessness prevention or quality assurance. Apprentices could also undertake further qualifications, including:
We contribute towards training costs
We do this by paying the learning provider directly in incremental payments throughout the course of the apprenticeship.
Use our Modern Apprenticeship Contribution Table to work out the funding level for this framework.
An enhanced funding contribution is paid for employees who are aged 16 – 19. For those who are disabled and care-experienced, this is extended up to and including age 29.
Speak to a range of learning providers to find the best deal and agree on a flexible approach to meet the needs of your business.
Who pays the apprentice?
Like any other employee of your business, you’ll pay the Modern Apprentice's wages. This is not set by SDS, but we do encourage all employees to pay the living wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.
It will take between 12-24 months to complete.
The next step is to find a learning provider that offers this apprenticeship.
Call our employer engagement team to find out more about Modern Apprenticeships.0800 783 6000