K2 Learning is a training provider that provides a range of technical qualifications for young people across the West Midlands. Our pre-apprenticeship programme is a personalised programme of study for post 16 learners with an aim to support progression into apprenticeship programmes and employment. Regardless of a young person’s starting point, we have celebrated considerable success, exceeding national expectation in outcomes for functional skills English and maths from Entry Level 3 to Level 2. Our learners have an opportunity to study an occupational studies qualification in a range of vocations including construction and multi skills, hair and beauty, childcare, Microsoft certified IT and sport. Our programme includes compliance qualifications which include Emergency First Aid and Work, Food Hygiene and Health and Safety. Learners are also able to study leadership qualifications in order to further their career prospects.
Our team of professionals include qualified teachers and trainers with a proven track record of success. Every member of the team believe that the learner is at the heart of everything we think, say and do. We have three promises we make to our K2 community which encapsulate our ethos;
- We promise to deliver quality– from outstanding facilities to expert teachers and trainers, we provide a quality experience for all.
- We promise to support the journey– regardless of start point, learners experience with us from qualifications to work experience to expert support with regards to transition to the work place or further training. Our involvement and support with learners does not start and end in a classroom, it continues throughout their time with us.
- We promise to believe in the dream– our alternative route to employment is carefully and individually designed to support a young person, exceed their own expectations and develop into well rounded, confident, individual who is able to work independently and aim high.
Here are a small selection of blogs posted regularly in the K2 news section:
Luke Stanton – Apprenticeship Secured!
A huge congratulations to Luke Stanton from K2 Development who has successfully progressed into an apprenticeship! He has passed his functional skills in both maths and English, as well as his vocational course in Construction.
5 Myths Surrounding Apprenticeships… BUSTED!
Are you considering starting an apprenticeship, but put off by what other people are saying? We will be covering the top 5 myths about apprenticeships to reassure you. So sit back, relax and read on…
5 Things Not To Do On Work Experience
So you’ve confirmed your work experience placement. Congratulations! But wait, how do you get to your placement? How should you behave? What will you be doing when you get there? What time do you need to leave the house to get there? Would it be okay to use social media at the placement? Breathe… it’s okay. K2 Development has your back! Here are some things to remember not to do on placement…