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What is an Apprenticeship?

Job Offer + Training Offer = Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships combine employment with work based qualifications which are assessed by carrying out tasks in the work place.

Not sure if it's right for you? Watch the film clips to get a better understanding of what they are.

Apprenticeships Video 1

Apprenticeships video 2

Or try hearing from the horse's mouth by listening to these case studies. http://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/


Want to know more- read on in Career Pilot.



Apprenticeships allow you to:

Earn real wages
Gain new qualifications
Gain new knowledge and skills

To get in you will need:

To be aged 16-24
Willing to work and study

Different jobs will ask for different qualifications from C's at GCSE to no formal qualifications

Training can be:

Day release or block release.
In house or external.

At qualifications levels 1-4 so there will be the right level for you!


Traineeship - A possible first step to help you get work ready
Intermediate - Level 2 & Advanced Level 3
Higher Apprenticeship - Level 4