How to apply for our programmes

This form is an electronic application to join an Apprenticeship programme funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency. The information we request is used to inform your suitability for the programme and to comply with the legislative requirements of the Agency.
 
 If you are aged 15 or under you should not complete this application electronically and should instead request your parent or guardian contact us and provide their written consent. 
If English is not your first language and you are having difficulties understanding the questions, feel free to use a translating tool such as Google Translate (here)

How We Use Your Personal Information
We will use your information in line with the statement by the government below. Our full privacy notice is available here and explains how the data is used, who will have access and for how long. We only request information that is legitimately needed for the management of your planned programme. 

How the Government will use your Personal Information
This privacy notice is issued by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Department of Education (DfE). It is to inform learners how their personal information will be used by the DfE, the ESFA (an executive agency of the DfE) and any successor bodies to these organisations.  For the purposes of relevant data protection legislation, the DfE is the data controller for personal data processed by the ESFA. Your personal information is used by the DfE to exercise its functions and to meet its statutory responsibilities, including under the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 and to create and maintain a unique learner number (ULN) and a personal learning record (PLR). Your information will be securely destroyed after it is no longer required for these purposes.

Your information may be shared with third parties for education, training, employment and well-being related purposes, including for research. This will only take place where the law allows it and the sharing is in compliance with the data protection legislation.  The English European Social Fund (ESF) Managing Authority (or agents acting on its behalf) may contact you in order for them to carry out research and evaluation to inform the effectiveness of training.  You can agree to be contacted for other purposes by ticking any of the boxes below: 

 Further information about use of and access to your personal data, and details of organisations with whom we regularly share data, information about how long we retain your data, and how to change your consent to being contacted, please visit:  

 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esfa-privacy-notice
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Your Application

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* 1. What is your full name? Forename, Surname

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* 2. What is your date of birth?

Date of Birth

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* 3. What is your current age?

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* 4. What is your gender?

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* 5. What is your current address?

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* 6. What is your National Insurance Number? Example, AB 12 34 56 C

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* 7. What is the best telephone number to contact you? This can be a mobile number. 

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* 8. What is the best email address we can contact you at? We will use this to send you your links to our learning platforms.  

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* 9. Who is your next of Kin? (Full name, relationship and contact details)

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* 10. What programme are you applying for?

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* 11. What is your job role?

Now we are going to ask you about your employment status. This allows us to determine your Apprenticeship programme

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* 12. What is your employment status?

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* 13. What is the name of your employer? 

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* 14. What is the full address of your employer and postcode?

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* 15. How many hours a week do you normally work at this employer?

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* 17. Are you currently completeing any other trainingin any other form of education? (i.e. College, Sixth Form, Secondary School, Traineeship, Study Programme)

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* 18. If unemployed are you in receipt of any of the following?

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