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Get your career off the ground with an Apprenticeship

If you’re a school leaver, currently unemployed or looking to start a new career, an Apprenticeship can offer you the opportunity to get into work, earn a wage and learn on the job.

Apprenticeships have been around for hundreds of years and are still popular with employers today.  Did you know that many famous names started out as apprentices – Sir Alex Ferguson, Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay included.

We can help you find the right Apprenticeship and employer that suits you.  Alternatively if you are already employed, we can work with your employer to help you become their apprentice. Join the other 280,000 apprentices across the UK!


So what exactly is an Apprenticeship?

Essentially, it’s a job with training and a qualification to aim for so you’ll be earning a wage, developing your skills, updating your CV and experience and starting on the career ladder.

As the Apprenticeship is work based you will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week and have time to study – usually day release in College where you’ll be studying with other apprentices and enjoying College facilities and activities.

There are three types of Apprenticeship available and we’ll give you guidance on what suits you:

  • Intermediate at Level 2(equivalent to 5 GCSEs at A*-C)
  • Advanced at Level 3(equivalent to 2 A Levels)
  • Higher at Level 4(equivalent to degree level)


Why become an apprentice?

  • Earn a wage
  • Gain new qualifications
  • Receive industry standard training
  • Gain new knowledge and job specific skills
  • Gain real work experience
  • Meet new people and develop new opportunities
  • Start on a career path
  • Build up your CV


Want to find an Apprentice?

Register your interest here

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