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Apprenticeship Foundation: Induction

Course Overview

Virtual College provides an innovative solution to delivering apprenticeships that will reduce delivery costs whilst improving quality. We have developed a series of 6 e-Learning modules - Our modules are learner driven, easy to track for your assessors and designed to match SASE requirements. This Induction course forms part of the Apprenticeship Foundation Level.

When you start out on something new there will probably be a combination of excitement and fear of the unknown. This course has been designed to introduce learners to what they can expect from their apprenticeship and familiarise them with the elements of the apprenticeship pyramid.

By completing this course you should be able to:

  • Recognise the basic elements of knowledge and understanding required at the outset of your apprenticeship
  • Recognise the importance of other people and the contributions they make to your apprenticeship
  • Identify how you will receive training and how your work will be assessed
  • Describe the ways in which apprentices can gain support and guidance during their apprenticeship

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome to Your Apprenticeship
  • What is an Apprenticeship?
  • Who is Involved in Your Apprenticeship?
  • Assessment and Training
  • Information, Advice and Guidance

Target Audience

This course is designed for all entrants to the Virtual College Apprenticeship Programme.


With approximately 57 interactive screens, it is estimated that this course will take approximately 1 hour to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning course you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.


On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What our customers have said

I found it to be very clear with its explanations and easy to navigate.
01/02/2017 GM
Easy to follow instructions.
14/01/2017 SS
The ease of use and no time restrictions and able to complete in the comfort of your own home
24/04/2016 CF
I like that you can work at your own speed instead of having to go and ask someone what had been said previously
22/03/2016 CG
Just simple and easy to get through, broken down into the right categories.
11/02/2016 ZM
Very informative. Was unsure about NVQ initially, but this has been very helpful and answered a lot of questions.
20/01/2016 SC
Ease of navigation
27/10/2015 KW
Easy to use
21/10/2015 AW
I liked how easy to access the information which was needed, also i liked how it helped to understand all the points of the module
20/10/2015 BP
Explains things well and is simple to use
15/10/2015 LB
I enjoyed the animated images, as I am a visual learner, it helped me focus and understand more. I also liked the colours as colourful bright images and diagrams, help me to understand it
07/10/2015 CP
The module was very easy to navigate and was also very easy to access all modules.
06/10/2015 ZH
Transition good between slides and information clear for me to answer test questions
LK 13/12/2013
Very Good
RH 05/11/2013

Cost and Discounts

£15 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information or to find out more details on using e-Learning to deliver your apprenticeships contact us at, or telephone us on 01943-885093.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?


This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1 hours.

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