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Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship combines practical on the job training, alongside studying.

Apprenticeships

What is an apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship combines practical training on the job, alongside studying. You’ll get a chance to ‘earn while you learn’ and have time during the week to do your studies. Apprenticeships can be at different levels and lengths.

You can apply if you’re:

  • 16 or over by the end of the summer holidays
  • living in England
  • not in full-time education.

You can apply here:


What is a traineeship

If you don’t feel ready to take on an apprenticeship just yet, a traineeship could be for you.

It is a shorter course that will also help you prepare for an apprenticeship and just like an apprenticeship, a traineeship is a course with work experience, that can last up to six months.

You can apply if you’re:

  • eligible to work in England
  • unemployed and have little or no work experience
  • aged 16 to 24 and qualified below Level 3.

Find out more here:

Apply for them here:


How much will I receive?

Although a traineeship is unpaid, you might be able to get help with things like travel costs or accessing a bursary, through either your Job Centre, Work Coach or the employer.

Apprenticeships, on the other hand, are paid. How much depends on your age and what area of industry you go in to.

If you’re thinking about an apprenticeship but not sure how it might affect your circumstances or what you’re entitled to at work, more information can be found here:


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Get in touch

If you would like to talk through your options or get some help to complete an application, please get in touch with the team:





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