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    Hello all!

    I found a nursery assistant apprenticeship, the pay is £105 a week, 30 hours a week. I'm 18, nearly turning 19 in 2 months time. Some of these questions might be alittle dumb, but apprenticeships are really confusing.

    Question 1:If I get accepted to the apprenticeship while Im 18, will I have to pay for the apprenticeship when I'm 19?

    Question 2:The training provider is SUSSEX COAST COLLEGE HASTINGS, will I need to go there once a month for training or something?

    Question 3: Is there any benefits or help for apprentices on a low income?
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    1. No, you never pay for apprenticeships as a student.
    2. Probably yes.
    3. Again, probably, but I couldn't tell you what. Sorry.
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    These may seem like silly questions but you could email the nursery or the people who provide training. if you feel embarrased to you could make a fake email for it and then delete it later.
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    (Original post by jaisi)
    Hello all!

    I found a nursery assistant apprenticeship, the pay is £105 a week, 30 hours a week. I'm 18, nearly turning 19 in 2 months time. Some of these questions might be alittle dumb, but apprenticeships are really confusing.

    Question 1:If I get accepted to the apprenticeship while Im 18, will I have to pay for the apprenticeship when I'm 19?

    Question 2:The training provider is SUSSEX COAST COLLEGE HASTINGS, will I need to go there once a month for training or something?

    Question 3: Is there any benefits or help for apprentices on a low income?

    1. No
    2. Don't know
    3. Apprentices on low income are still eligible to claim benefits from the government. Employers should offer competitive wages and you should be subject to a payrise within your apprenticeship program.
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    Thank you for everyone that replied.

    UPDATE (More questions, sorry):

    I live in London, me travelling to East Sussex for training seems like a waste of money and time. Especially on a low income.

    Q1. Is there any alternative, such as doing it from home?

    Q2. Also, how long does it usually take to get an interview for an apprenticeship?
    (Presidency London College Limited asked me for my CV, I gave it but still no reply)

    I applied to two other nursery assistant apprenticeships, First Rung called me for both and they said they only do apprenticeships for 16-18 year olds, and since I'm nearly 19, they can't find me an apprenticeship in time (before I turn 19). But, on GOV.UK it says it's for 16 and over. It's a shame they put age first instead of skills and qualifications.

    I hope the first apprenticeship I applied to accepts me. I really want this.
 
 
 
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