All Framework apprenticeships must include the following elements:-
A competencies qualification, which must be achieved to qualify for an apprenticeship certificate, this is the qualification required to demonstrate competence in performing the skill, trade or occupation to which the framework relates.
A technical knowledge qualification which is the qualification required to demonstrate achievement of the technical skills, knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts, knowledge and understanding of the industry and its market relevant to the skill, trade or occupation to which the framework relates. Sometimes an apprenticeship framework may have an integrated qualification, which combines competence and technical knowledge elements in which each element is separately assessed.
A module on employee rights and responsibilities
A module on personal learning and thinking skills
Functional skills in Maths and English