Inspiring and Coaching your Apprentice

Cost, location & dates:
Variable. See How to book below
Duration: 1 day
Funding: See Grants and funding below

This course is suitable for site managers, supervisors and apprenticeship officers who are involved in supporting or supervising apprentices.

The course will help you explore practical ways to help the apprentice achieve their qualification and their potential.  

This course can be booked by employers and take place at or near their place of work. See How to book below.

Course content

On completing the course you will have an understanding of:

  • Issues facing apprentices
  • Ways to improve apprentice retention
  • The role of support services

The course covers:

  • Issues and concerns of apprentices
  • Your role and responsibilities
  • Communication
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Motivation and morale
  • Dealing with problems and issues
  • The role of the WBR (work-based recorder), NVQ structure and terminology

Teaching and assessment

This is a highly interactive course taught through case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual or group presentations.  

Qualifications you gain

  • CITB National Construction College certificate.

Entry requirements

  • Good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

By booking a course, you are agreeing to abide by our Terms and Conditions.

Grants and funding

Grants are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit our grant pages.

How to book

Group bookings only. For public courses please see "CDM 2015 for Duty Holders and Responsibilities".

This course is available for delivery in-house for a minimum of 6 and maximum 12 attendees.

We can deliver the course at your work premises or at a venue arranged by you.

To book call your local NCC contact:

South West England, North West England, Scotland and Wales

0300 456 7766

London, the South East and South Central England

0300 456 7856

Yorkshire and Humber, the Midlands, East and North East England

0300 456 7908

Other related courses

This course is a combination of the two half-day courses: Understanding and Motivating your Apprentice and Understanding the Role of the Work Based Recorder.

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