Apprenticeships can enable you to learn on the job, gain knowledge and skills, achieve NVQ qualifications, earn money and build a future.

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If you have been on one of our courses or even if you are not eligible for our courses you may be considering an apprenticeship. You may be an employer looking for advice on how to take on an apprentice. We have tried to provide as much information as possible to help you to do this. 

Further guidance about apprenticeships:

Anyone in England can apply for an apprenticeship if they’re:

  • 16 or over
  • Eligible to work in England
  • Not in full-time education

Other apprenticeship help and information

The Apprenticeship Guide contains concise summaries of every apprenticeship framework offered in England, plus general careers advice, real life stories, employer advertising, a regional directory of training providers and much, much more.

Apprenticeships in Scotland allows you to search for apprenticeships by sector.

Apprenticeships Vacancies is a one stop site for apprenticeships.

ATG Apprenticheships is a site which answers questions, provides advice and has featured vacancies. 

Career Camel is a careers site for students, graduates and school leavers. Offering jobs, internships, advice and courses.

Careers Box is a free online library of careers-related films, news and information.

National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice. This is supported by qualified careers advisers.

Rathbone is a UK-wide youth charity that helps young people to transform their lives through learning. They do this by providing access to training and qualifications that enable young people to achieve their goals – whether that is a job, a place at college, an apprenticeship or a work placement.

Skills Development Scotland is the national skills body supporting the people and businesses of Scotland.