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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

The ASK programme offers every educational establishment a bespoke engaging support package to transform apprenticeship, traineeship and T Level knowledge, offering provision to years 10, 11, 12 and 13 across the Tees Valley.

The project aim is to work with students, teachers, careers advisers, and parents/carers, alongside other key partners to support schools, to ensure that they meet their statutory duties regarding the provision of impartial information advice and guidance, specifically in relation to apprenticeships, and T Levels.

We are proud that for 2024 the ASK offer has even more fantastic activities and resources, including a new range of materials for students and parents/carers.

ASK Support

  • Apprenticeships awareness assemblies
  • Find an apprenticeship workshops 
  • Application workshops
  • Mock assessment centre workshops
  • Careers Fairs
  • Parent/carer apprenticeship & T Level awareness presentations & workshops
  • Teacher apprenticeship & T Level awareness presentations and CPD events

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


ASK Programme Brochure 2024 (PDF)

Apprenticeships pack for 16-19 year olds (PDF)

Apprenticeship Guide for Senior Leadership (PDF)