Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

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Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by kingofthekippax » Thu May 28, 2020 5:03 pm

The Custody and detention Apprenticeship for new starters has now been stopped until 2021, New starters will now do the POELT course instead which is Level 3 Custodial care diploma.
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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by TheRealMe » Thu May 28, 2020 5:46 pm

Where did you hear this? Any reason why? When I heard poelt had changed to the apprenticeship scheme I looked into it and it seemed like a positive change. Don’t get me wrong, I thoroughly enjoyed poelt but once you graduated you were straight in the deep end with only a couple of weeks shadowing on the landing.

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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by londonlad81 » Thu May 28, 2020 6:10 pm

From looking at it, it seems the apprenticeship scheme was a good way of training people. I guess the covid-19 saga has pushed the scheme back.

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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by kingofthekippax » Thu May 28, 2020 6:35 pm

TMH, I had an email, and amendment to my contract, as Im currently awaiting training and was due to do the Apprenticeship.
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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by Evie » Thu May 28, 2020 6:39 pm

I received the same email today. Shame about the apprenticeship, but understandable considering how many people are waiting training now. They have to speed things up a bit

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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by Eh1117 » Fri May 29, 2020 5:49 pm

If I start in mid June does this mean I will be on the POELT too and not the new apprenticeship? I haven’t heard a word about training other than I’ll be doing operational support until I can be given a date.

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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by Evie » Fri May 29, 2020 6:52 pm

It would be my guess. Apprenticeships will start from next year :(

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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by Eh1117 » Fri May 29, 2020 8:05 pm

Thanks Evie. hopefully it won’t be too long before we start training.

I am not sure how to post a new topic! But is anyone starting at HMP LEEDS by any chance?

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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by Dartsrob » Fri May 29, 2020 9:56 pm

When was Armley recruiting I missed that! Would have been ideal for me I’ve applied for full Sutton

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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by Eh1117 » Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:04 pm

It was last year. The whole process has taken a while for me. I was on the waiting list for around 7 months waiting for the prison I wanted then all of a sudden the conditional offer, vetting and the call happened within a month or so.

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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by Dartsrob » Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:24 pm

I’ve heard the waiting can be over 6 months up north. I’m on the merit list for Full Sutton hope it goes well for you at Leeds!

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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by londonlad81 » Thu Jun 04, 2020 10:54 am

Full Sutton will be a good place, Cat A so their staffing levels are better- from what I’ve hear. Cat A prisoners are also escorted to court by Prison Service staff and not contractors.

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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by Bearguy » Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:53 pm

Good luck with full sutton, I was supposed to be there now, would have been had it not been for a combination of COVID-19, their incompetence and unprofessionalism 👎🏻

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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by londonlad81 » Fri Jun 05, 2020 5:54 pm

It was pretty bad what happened to you Bear Guy but you’ll get there I’m sure!

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Re: Apprenticeship Delayed until 2021

Post by Bearguy » Sat Jun 06, 2020 2:05 pm

I’ve no doubt about it, wasn’t meant to be London lad, not this time anyway !

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