Apprenticeships provide the best of both worlds with high-quality, work-based training programmes. They are a fantastic way to launch yourself into a career when you have finished full-time education. It’s also a great route for those already in employment to develop or change their future prospects and career.
On average an apprentice can earn £12,000 to £21,000 per year. If already in employment you would maintain your current salary.
An apprenticeship will provide hands-on experience, a salary and a nationally recognised qualification.
Apprenticeships offer fantastic opportunities to progress onto Level 3 and above qualifications – further enhancing your CV.
There will be no university fees to pay and qualifications can be equivalent of a Degree or Masters.
Apprentices enjoy marked salary increases when they complete their training and can see an increase of up to 50 per cent. If already in employment the opportunity for promotion or career change.
Those with an advanced apprenticeship can earn around £117,000 more than those without during the course of their career.
Apprenticeships can help you become more independent, confident and self-assured.
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Getting a job is a competitive business in this current climate. Employers look for work-ready people who commit to learning new skills and want to succeed. Our Apprenticeships will give you the skills, experience and qualifications that you need to get on in life and start your career.
We offer a range of exciting apprenticeship programmes for motivated young people who want to get on in life and further their career. To apply you need to be highly motivated, work ready and have good English and maths. We offer apprenticeships with highly respected, successful private and public sector employers. Apprenticeships offer employment, a salary and a mix of on and off the job training to gain level two or level three qualifications to achieve the apprenticeship framework. Achieving an apprenticeship framework typically takes between 12 and 18 months.
We offer level two to level five apprenticeships in the following sectors:
Mehreen Ayub, Winner Apprentice of the Year 2017 Award in Hospitality, Tourism and Retail at the National Asian Apprenticeship Awards
“I knew people who had gone to university to get a degree and they struggled to get a job. I knew others who undertook an apprenticeship and got a decent job at the end. I weighed it up and thought a CV with experience was going to be better than a CV with a degree.
“I was given a lot of responsibility straight away with Admiral Recruitment. They treat you like a fully-fledged member of the team, so while it was a challenge, it was one I welcomed. I was running my own commercial temporary desk, dealing with high-end clients, and was responsible for my own client base.”
Sasha Hudson, Shortlisted for Clarion Futures Apprentice of the Year
“The apprenticeship route can set you up for life and helps you get a foot on the career ladder at an early age – I’m proof that can be done!”
Sasha is now aiming to do a two-year Level Four project management apprenticeship which includes time off for college and will need her to lead on some projects so she gets wider experience and good training opportunities.
“Looking back taking that apprenticeship was the right move for me and opened the door to a great career which I’m thoroughly enjoying.
“My message to anyone who is feeling sixth form isn’t right for them is to try the apprenticeship route, it leaves your options open for you so don’t give up on yourself, keep trying and power on through as it will work out for the best.”
How to apply
You can find out about all our programmes by coming to our information and recruitment sessions. You can also contact us for an appointment at any time throughout the year by calling 07740 046 122 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.