What are Apprenticeships?
An Apprenticeship is a real job with training, which allows trainees to earn while they learn, as well as gaining a nationally recognised qualification.
Apprenticeships take between one and five years to complete and cover 1,500 job roles in a wide range of industries, from engineering to accountancy, public relations to veterinary nursing.
Apprenticeships are available up to degree level and above.
Find out more here: What is an apprenticeship?
What do the different levels mean?
Which one is right for you?
- Intermediate: 3 x GCSEs (including maths and English) grade 3 or more
- Advanced: 5 x GCSEs (including maths and English) grade 5 or more
- Higher/degree: A-levels / BTEC
How do I find an apprenticeship?
There are lots of websites that help you find an apprenticeship. Here are links to some main ones:
- Information about the types of apprenticeships, latest vacancies etc
- The government's main apprenticeship search engine
- UCAS apprenticeship search page
- UniFrog - if you have a log in, they have a fantastic search engine too!
- Success at school Advice concerning apprenticeships for different employment sectors:
What are Degree Apprenticeships?