Foundation Learning & Apprenticeship Settings

This section lists all case-studies in foundation learning and apprenticeships. 

A briefing 'Meeting the SRE and sexual health needs of young people attending Foundation Learning and Apprenticeship programmes' can be downloaded from the resources section of this web-site.

Premier League football Apprentices learn to 'play safely'
The Premier League has contracted Oldham Health Improvement Service to deliver sexual health sessions to all new Apprentices in their 20 clubs.

Go Smart - hairdressing Apprentices supported with personal & social issues
Go Smart, a privately-owned training company that provides Apprenticeships, has put together an information pack called Life Options which includes information on sexual health and tutors are trained by the Local Authority to support this.

Worcestershire Primary Care Trust
The Sexual Health promotion team, within Worcestershire Primary Care Trust, has identified young people attending work-based learning as a vulnerable group.  They deliver SRE sessions to all Entry to Employment courses across the country and train tutors who lack confidence.

YWCA provides sessions on sexual health and relationships within all of their E2E and foundation learning courses which can contribute to gaining a 'Wise Up' qualification.

Multi-agency partnerships in Wirral
By establishing good relationships with providers, Brook in Wirral has been able to offer bespoke educational programmes ranging from one-off sexual health sessions as part of induction to an OCN Level 1 accredited course.

Nacro East of England
Nacro education and training centres, who work with Foundation Learning Programmes, have integrated sexual health into the services they offer in partnership with local agencies.

Durham New College tailors provision to meet needs of E2E students
The Entry to Employment programme at Durham New College includes a core module on personal and social development, including health and safety, first aid, sexual health and the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Rolls-Royce - rated outstanding by Ofsted
At Rolls-Royce plc all Apprentices take part in a two-day course called GERI (Gender Equality Race Inclusion). Issues covered include sexual orientation, equality for disabled people and cultural awareness. The company was judged 'outstanding' overall in their Ofsted inspection.

Motorvations - something for the weekend
Motorvations is a voluntary sector organisation in Havering providing Foundation Learning with a focus on motor mechanics. Sexual health is covered in one of the core educational sessions and is facilitated by a visiting health worker from the local authority.