Apprenticeships

Video: University vs apprenticeship

University or an apprenticeship? This video takes you on a whistle-stop tour of the pros and cons: Still not sure? It'll probably take more than a 3-minute video to make up your mind. Check...  

What are health and social care apprenticeships?

There are lots of health and social care careers, but the common thread is that they all provide physical, emotional and social support. These professionals help people from lots of different backgrounds...  

What are environmental apprenticeships?

If you’re passionate about the environment and love the great outdoors, a career in environmental conservation could be right up your street. Environmental conservation jobs involve preserving our...  

Training up: what railway apprenticeships can do for you

Did you know that there were an incredible 1.7 billion journeys made by train in the UK in 2016? That means lots of talented staff are needed to keep the country’s railways running smoothly and...  

What will I learn on a journalism apprenticeship?

Do you think you could make a story go viral? Are you great at using social media? Do you have a knack for chatting to people and finding simple ways to explain complicated information? A career as a journalist...  

Could you start a banking apprenticeship after your GCSEs?

If you’re great with people, have good attention to detail plus a knack for seeing opportunities, there are plenty of banking apprenticeships out there that could be right up your street. You...  

How to become a scientist without going to uni

Are you interested in solving some of society’s big problems, like healthcare and disease? Want to use your scientific know-how to make a real difference? Are you passionate about what science can...  

How to get a nursing degree without the tuition fees

If you’re compassionate and caring, with a real interest in people’s health and wellbeing, you might have thought about pursuing a career in nursing.   Now you can become a nurse without...  

Pharmacy apprenticeships: What are they and how can I do one?

How do medicines get from the factory to your bathroom cabinet? Who makes sure you get the right dosage? If you’re fascinated by questions like this, a career in pharmacy could be for you. Did you...  

What qualifications can I get from an apprenticeship?

OK, so you’ve got the hang of apprenticeships, but what about all those qualifications that come along with them? If you’re confused, you’ve come to the right place. In this article...  

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