FAQs – become an apprentice

What does an apprenticeship involve?

You are employed to do a job and you enrol on an apprenticeship. You train towards your qualification through ongoing work-based learning, evidenced by a portfolio and an assessment at the end of your apprenticeship.

What are the benefits of doing an apprenticeship?

Earning while learning – a real job with training that leads to a nationally recognised qualifications.  A career pathway that allows the apprentice to progress. Some apprenticeship pathways go to foundation and degree level (and beyond). Degree apprentices do not pay tuition fees to go to university.

Does an apprenticeship allow me to progress within my career?

According to the City and Guilds, 33% of employers have seen apprentices reach management positions within their company. Over 50% said it took five years or less for an apprentice to reach positions of management. Government research also shows 83% of apprentices say Apprenticeships boosted their career prospects.

Here are some more information about becoming apprentice:

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