The South Wolds Academy and Sixth Form


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?

Grades needed:

  • 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:

  • Success at school Advice concerning apprenticeships for different employment sectors:

                Graphic design
                Social care
                Rail engineering

Degree Apprenticeships

What are Degree Apprenticeships?


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