We understand that classroom learning is not for everyone, therefore Apprenticeships are a great way to get a job in the industry you want to work in and earn some money whilst working towards a nationally-recognised qualification.
In order to start an Apprenticeship, you will need to be employed or find an employer who is recruiting an Apprentice. Our Apprenticeship Vacancy Service will help you to find that perfect placement. If you are interested in an Apprenticeship, you can:
- Register your interest with us, by filling out this form.
- Visit the Apprenticeship Vacancies page, read about the steps you have to take when applying and then apply directly on Gov.UK.
Our apprenticeship guide is available in an electronic format and can be downloaded from here.
Browse our offer to find an apprenticeship and take the first step towards your dream job!
What are Apprenticeships?
As an Apprentice you will work as a paid employee whilst working towards your qualification.
They take between 1-5 years depending on the level, sector and your prior skills
Why choose an Apprenticeship?
Apprenticeships are more than just a qualification. They allow you to become a pro in your chosen field, earning a wage whilst making a real impact in the workplace.
Our Apprenticeship offer is designed to meet industry demands, our aim is to make sure you pursue a career you are passionate about.
Earn while you learn, develop skills employers actually want and become more confident and self-assured. If you want to get stuck in right away, earning a wage and gaining real work experience, then the Apprenticeship option is the right one for you.
How much will I be paid?
Apprentices are paid at least the national minimum apprenticeship wage, £3.90 per hour (April 2019), with many employers paying more.
How many hours will I work?
You will work for at least 30 hours a week with your employer.
Training for your qualification will take place either at your place of work or in College, usually for one day per week
When can I start?
Apprentices are available to start throughout the year