The TVLPN focuses upon supporting young people using a range of innovative interventions to raise aspirations in the community, improve skill levels, increase job opportunities, increase prosperity and support people to achieve their potential.

Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge (ASK) in Schools

This free service for schools and colleges raises awareness of Apprenticeships and supports students in Years 10-13 to register and apply on Find an Apprenticeship.

As part of the Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools project, TVLPN is offering information sessions to local educational establishments. The project has been commissioned by the National Apprenticeship Service, part of the Education, Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), to support the Government’s target of achieving 3 million apprenticeship starts by 2020.

The project aim is to work with students, teachers, careers advisers, parents and governors, alongside other key partners, to support schools and ensure that they meet their statutory duties regarding the provision of impartial IAG, specifically in relation to Apprenticeships and Traineeships.

ASK Support

  • Apprenticeships Awareness Assemblies
  • FAA registrations
  • Application Workshops
  • Mock Assessment Centre Workshops
  • Parent apprenticeship awareness presentations & workshops
  • Careers Fairs
  • Teachers and CPD events

For further information download the ASK Support Brochure.

To book free support sessions​

Contact the TVLPN Schools Support Team on 01642 271116 or alternatively complete our contact form

Amazing Apprenticeships

Amazing Apprenticeships makes it easy for teachers and career advisers to access the latest information about Apprenticeships. 

By accessing the site you can search for resources, request support, view the latest apprenticeship vacancies. You can also sign up to become an Apprenticeship Champion and sign up for the monthly newsletter

Launched by the Tees Valley Mayor, is an ambitious £3million initiative, which is the first of its kind in the UK. It will target 100,000 young people in Tees Valley and will see every school and college in the area work with local businesses to help shape and deliver careers and enterprise education. is the region’s Careers Hub providing support to young people, parents/ carers and education practitioners to ensure that young people are making informed decisions on their future careers choices.

The National Careers Service

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help learners to make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice. This is supported by qualified careers advisers. For further information visit their website.

The Careers & Enterprise Company

The Careers & Enterprise Company has been set up with £20 million of initial government funding to unlock the potential of young people aged 12-18 by strengthening links between schools, colleges, employers and careers & enterprise bodies.

Careers & Enterprise Company


A parent’s guide to apprenticeships (PDF)

Teachers handbook Apprenticeships for 16-19 year olds (PDF)

Apprenticeships pack for 16-19 year olds (PDF)

Careers guide for parents, carers & young people (PDF)

Amazing Apprenticeships information (PDF)