What is an Apprenticeship?
An Apprenticeship is a real job with training so you can earn while you learn and pick up some nationally recognised qualifications as you go. Apprenticeships take between one and four years to complete and cover 1500 job roles in a wide range of industries, from things like engineering to finance advice, veterinary nursing to accountancy.

As an employee, you can earn as you learn and gain practical skills from the workplace. The scheme gives learners in the 16-18 or 19+ age categories, the chance to sample a real work environment whilst learning.

Apprentices are supported by both our recruitment and delivery teams who provide a comprehensive individual Information, Advice and Guidance including pre-screening and advice on interview skills, we closely match your objectives to the right role. Tutors and Assessors provide bespoke training at your workplace and assess the practical work skills and knowledge.

You can download our Candidate Handbook which has more details about being an Apprentice by clicking here

To apply for our Apprenticeships click here

What are the benefits?

  • Kick start your Career
  • Gain a recognised qualification (QCF)
  • Learn at a pace suited to you with the support of a mentor
  • Get bespoke training and assessment at your workplace
  • Earn as you learn (Apprentice Minimum Wage of £4.30 per hour) (Increases every April)
  • Paid holiday
  • Gain valuable work experience in your job role and sector
  • Excellent progression opportunities, whether looking to study further or climb the ranks within the workplace

Look at our latest vacancies to see if they’re of interest to you.

What qualification can I do?
The qualification that you will do depends very much on your interests, choice of careers or duties you carry out in the work place. Our recruitment team will liaise with both you and your employer to ensure a selection of suitable qualifications are made available and with guidance and advice you can then review these and decide which you would like to complete.

Does my qualification require me to take any exams?

Some of these qualifications may need you to take an exam, these will be organised with your needs in mind.

Do I have to go to College?

No, our training does not involve you going to college. With Aspire To Learn, your work torwards the qualification is assessed by the employers at your placement and one of our assessors who will meet you monthly and find out how you have been getting on in regards to the work you have been completing.

What are progression routes after completing the apprenticeship?

  • Securing permanent or part time employment with your current apprenticeship employer
  • Moving on to advanced or higher Level apprenticeship programmes
  • Some courses can carry UCAS points enabling you to move on to university.

When can I start?
You can start an apprenticeship programme at any time of the year, although this is dependent on the employer with whom you are securing your apprenticeship job. You can apply for our Apprenticeship vacancies here