Apprenticeships

All About Apprenticeships

Most people know that an apprenticeship lets you train for a job by actually doing it. But what is an apprenticeship all about? First off, did you know you get paid to do them, that there...  

Why Should I Consider an Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are a popular choice for young people taking their first steps into work and training. Anyone over 16 can start an apprenticeship; there are around 17,000 vacancies online at any one time...  

Unusual Apprenticeships

What is an apprenticeship? Apprenticeships mix work, training and study to give people hands-on experience and help them to make a great start in their careers. Are they popular? There are around...  

What is a Traineeship?

Not sure what to do after your GCSEs? Want to go straight into a job or an apprenticeship but need more work experience or don’t feel ready to make the leap? A traineeship could help build your...  

Higher apprenticeships: Should I do one instead of university?

Higher apprenticeships allow you to train for a highly skilled job. Unlike university, you don't have to pay – in fact, you'll get paid a wage by your employer. You'll learn by doing the...  

Seven Things All Students and Teachers Should Know About Apprenticeships

When the Industry Apprentice Council (a great group of young people who represent apprentices nationally) asked other young apprentices in the UK whether they felt an apprenticeship was the best choice...  

Five Exciting Apprenticeships That Launched in 2014

Want to know a secret? You don't have to go to university to bag yourself a fantastic job. According to a recent study, a third of people aged 16-25 believe that apprenticeships are better for young...  

Six Famous People Who Started Out As Apprentices

Famous Former Apprentices Fashion, food, acting and sport: apprenticeships can be found in pretty much every career sector. Apprenticeships and other vocational qualifications give people the chance...  

How to Find an Apprenticeship

One of the best ways of securing a job you know you'll love is to find an apprenticeship. But with so many out there, that's often easier said than done. On this page, we list...  

The Most Common Myths About Apprenticeships

Following the new UK Government’s plans to increase the number of apprenticeships available to young people, it was announced earlier this week that a further 3 million apprenticeship schemes will...  

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