P16 – Apprenticeships


Parents’ Pack – Apprenticeship Information

Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study.
As an apprentice you’ll:

  • work alongside experienced staff
  • gain job-specific skills
  • earn a wage and get holiday pay
  • study towards a related qualification (usually one day a week)

What can I study?

There are a huge range of areas you could go into. Whatever industry you decide to pursue a career in, you should be able to find an Apprenticeship that suits you.Here are some of the most common industries.

  • Agricultural & land-based industries
  • Beauty & wellbeing
  • Business & IT
  • Charity & volunteering
  • Construction
  • Creative, media & the arts
  • Customer service & retail
  • Energy
  • Engineering & electrical
  • Finance
  • Health & care
  • Hospitality & travel
  • Manufacturing, processing & logistics
  • Marine
  • Public services
  • Sport & fitness
  • Vehicles & transport

What levels are there?


How do I apply?

Follow the following 4 easy steps to get started:

1. Make sure you have created a CV and Personal Statement

2. View vacancies on websites such as:

3.  Apply for vacancies using your CV or online application or via UCAS Progress

4. Remember as a back up to complete a college application through UCAS progress as apprenticeships are very competitive

Where can if find more information?

Where can I find apprenticeship vacancies?

Please click on a directory below to search for apprenticeships nearby: