Apprenticeships are a fantastic way to jump start your career and learn in a different way from school, through practical on the job learning whilst gaining the qualifications you need. The programmes are specifically designed to develop a learner’s skills and knowledge needed to perform particular job role in a chosen industry.
We work with hundreds of employers across the region who are looking for their next recruit and it could be you! We have programmes available in a wide range of sectors at Levels 2 to 5, meaning you can progress up the career ladder or even go on to University.
Register with us and search the latest vacancies to find the first step into your career.
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Our Apprenticeship Team are able to assist with the applications process, give guidance on finding the right apprenticeship and talk about some of the current apprenticeship job vacancies that are available.
An Apprenticeship is a great way to start your career, change career or achieve a qualification during your career.
To find an Apprenticeship, it is as much a job search and application process as it is registering with us as the college you study with.
So you need to first find an Apprenticeship, browse the site to find subjects you are interested in and:
We work with employers across the region and in all industries to help them train, develop and recruit talent.
If you’re looking to take on apprentice or put your current staff members on an Apprenticeship, visit our Employer Apprenticeship Hub for all you need.READ MORE
An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. You’re an employee with a contract of employment, holiday leave and employee benefits. By the end of an apprenticeship, you’ll have the right skills and knowledge needed for your chosen career.
As an apprentice you will spend 80% of your time working and learning on the job and 20% on your studies.
Apprentices can be any age over 16. There is no upper age limit meaning people in work can undertake an Apprenticeship as part of their training and development.
Yes, you can work up through Apprenticeships to achieve a degree through higher level Apprenticeships or with the qualifications you gain on your Apprenticeship you can go on to apply to University to study full time.
It depends on the apprenticeship programme; some apprenticeships require college attendance for a full or half-day per week during term time. However, many apprenticeships are delivered completely in the workplace.
You will be paid anything from the Apprenticeship Minimum Wage upwards. Many employers also pay more, look through the Apprenticeship Vacancies to see the typical salaries.
As an employee you will also benefit from the staff benefits that the employer provides, which range from pensions to gym memberships and much more.