The Trackers programme supports people aged 16 and over in their chosen apprenticeships by providing mentoring and funding or part-funding for training fees dependent on chosen course.
- beauty therapy
- civil engineering*
- customer service
- cyber security
- dental nursing*
- green keeping*
- health & social care
- higher apprenticeships*
- hospitality management
- motor vehicle
- painting & decorating
- therapeutic counselling*
- veterinary nursing*
- wood occupations
* Subject to part-funding. Please contact Trackers to enquire for more details.
Apprentices are given a dedicated, qualified, mentor to coach, support and guide them through their apprenticeship.
- help develop soft skills
- meet one to one with apprentices
- help arrange employer, apprentice and tutor meetings
- challenge and develop apprentices to reach their full potential
Mentors use coaching and mentoring techniques including:
- personal reflection
- performance review
- goal setting
- action planning
- employer / apprentice appraisals
Appointments and sessions for apprentices and employers
Although our offices are closed our mentors are working remotely offering apprentice / employer information and advice, general mentoring sessions and online life skills sessions.
To arrange an appointment or a session via telephone or video call email us.
Trackers entry criteria
All applicants must be employed in the vocational area of their chosen apprenticeship for a minimum of six months (unless applying for the Foundation Apprenticeship).
All applicants must be of the ‘Entitled’ or ‘Entitled to work’ status.
How to apply for Trackers
This year all applications for Highlands College apprenticeships and other Trackers apprenticeships will be accessible through a single application gateway.
Apply for an apprenticeship online
Trackers Foundation Programme
The Trackers foundation apprenticeship is a one year full-time programme for 16 to 18 year olds.
It will benefit:
those who have an idea of which career path they would like to go into but have not yet found employment
those who are unsure of their career path and would like to gain experience in different industries
The programme runs from September 2020 to June 2021 and includes:
- two days a week work experience placement in chosen area
- two days a week personal development and employability training
- one day a week completing a customer service qualification
- the opportunity to retake Maths & English up to Level 2
This programme runs term time only.
Trackers foundation application form
We also research off-island or e-learning qualifications if relevant to an apprenticeship within your chosen area / industry.
If you are interested in an apprenticeship that is not listed, complete the request for a new apprenticeship form.
Information leaflet new apprenticeship programmes