Q9. Are the qualifications offered only through apprenticeships?
Qualifications can only be obtained through this apprenticeship scheme
The same qualifications can be achieved also through other schemes (i.e. school-based VET)
The qualification is linked to the scheme only through completion of the three-year long Core Apprenticeship. Only the core apprenticeship scheme grants qualifications at this level (NQF/EQF3).
Q10. Which is the type of qualification obtained through the apprenticeship scheme?
Formal VET qualification (which does not indicate the pathway)
Formal VET qualification (which indicates the pathway)
Formal apprenticeship qualification (journeyman, etc.)
The type of qualification is the Apprenticeship Certificate, which is equivalent to EQF/NQF 3 and is awarded upon successful completion of the three - year Core Apprenticeship Scheme.
Q12. What is the typical duration of the apprenticeship programme?
The duration of the core apprenticeship is defined as three (3) school years, divided into six (6) terms. Each school year starts in September and ends in June.