A text-only view is available for this page, click the icon to transfer to our text-only view.
Adjust your text size below, click the link for your preferred text size.

Click here for a large text size
Click here for a medium text size
Click here for a small text size

Sign In / Create Account ( Why ? )

Work Based Learning

Work Based Learning (WBL) for young people is a general name for government funded schemes which give work-based training to 16-18 year old people.
It is made up of:

• apprenticeship programmes
• National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) training in England
• Foundation Learning
• preparatory training
• the right to time off for study or training 

Training programmes might be a mix of work experience, on-the-job training or off-the-job training. There is no minimum or maximum length of time that a programme runs and it can be full time or part time. However, a young person on a WBL programme must be given the opportunity to get a qualification at, or the same as, National Vocational Qualification level 2.
In England, WBL is run by the Young People's Learning Agency.

Work Based Learning
Connexions Staff Login  /  Associates  /  CIS  /  level6  /  School  /  LA  /  Trafford  /  Level4  /  Cluster Units

© Copyright Greater Merseyside Connexions Partnership Limited 2011. Company No. 04233289 - Charity No. 1141077.