Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study.
As an apprentice young people will:
- work alongside experienced staff
- gain job-specific skills
- study towards a related qualification (usually one day a week)
- earn a wage and get holiday pay
Apprenticeships take 1 to 4 years to complete depending on their level.
Who can apply?
Young people can apply for an apprenticeship while still at school. To start one, young people will need to be:
- 16 or over
- living in England
- not in full-time education