Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study.
An apprentice will:
- work alongside experienced staff
- gain job-specific skills
- earn a wage and get holiday pay
- get time for study related to the role (usually one day a week)
Apprenticeships take 1 to 5 years to complete depending on the level.
Levels of apprenticeship:
Apprenticeships have equivalent educational levels.
|Name||Level||Equivalent educational level|
|Higher||4, 5, 6 & 7||Foundation degree and above|
|Degree||6 & 7||Bachelor’s or master’s degree|
Some apprenticeships may also give you an additional qualification, such as a diploma.
Students from St Edmund’s wishing to apply for an apprenticeship, will apply for a Level 2 or 3. In the future, students may have the opportunity to continue their apprenticeship to a higher level or start an apprenticeship post 18 (for example, from level 4 onwards after completing A Levels or equivalent).
There are 3 ways to apply for an apprenticeship:
- Approach an employer directly to enquire
- Enroll at a College who offers apprenticeships (for example, Wiltshire College)
- Apply directly through the Government’s apprenticeship web site.
- Log on to the site below and register.
- Once registered, you can sign up to be sent alerts as apprenticeship opportunities arise (based on criteria that you select)
- For example, you can ask to be sent details of apprenticeships that come up within 10 miles of Salisbury in the field of accountancy.
- If you are alerted of an apprenticeship that interests you, details will be given about how you can then apply for it.
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