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Apprenticeship programmes are a great mix of on-the-job training and expert tutoring, providing learners with industry recognised qualifications.

Apprenticeships are a fantastic way to start your career straight away 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 your first step into your career.

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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:

  1. Browse our Apprenticeship vacancies
  2. Sign up for our Apprenticeship Job Alerts

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.

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What is an Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are an excellent way to develop the skills of your new or existing staff, giving them the opportunity to gain industry-recognised qualifications relevant to their job role. Apprenticeship programmes are a framework of qualifications usually made up of:

  • Certificate/Diploma – a competency-based qualification which is assessed against a learner’s current job role
  • Technical Certificate – gives the learner knowledge and understanding of the subject
  • Transferable Skills – ensures a learner’s English, Maths and ICT are operating at a level linked to the overall qualification, develops understanding of their employment rights and responsibilities and develops their personal skills.
Is there an age limit for Apprenticeships?

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.

Can I get a degree with an Apprenticeship?

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.

Does the apprentice have to attend college?

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.

What will I get paid as an Apprentice?

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.

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