APPRENTICESHIPS (CAREERS)

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What is an apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. You’re an employee with a contract of employment and holiday leave. By the end of an apprenticeship, you’ll have the right skills and knowledge needed for your chosen career.

It can take between one and 6 years to complete an apprenticeship depending on which one you choose, what level it is and your previous experience. It’s funded from contributions made by the government and your employer.


National Apprenticeship Week 2022

7-13 February 2022

National Apprenticeship Week – official website

Useful links to Apprenticeship programmes:

Amazing Apprenticeship Parents’ Pack

Hints and tips for parents: https://amazingapprenticeships.com/app/uploads/2010/01/Parent-Pack-January-2020.pdf

Link to the Gov.uk website regarding apprenticeships
This includes a guide to apprenticeships and students can also access a link to search for apprenticeship vacancies.
https://www.gov.uk/topic/further-education-skills/apprenticeships