I want to find an apprenticeship

I want to find an apprenticeship

If you want to get a head start in your career, an Apprenticeship is the ideal way for you to gain the industry experience employers are looking for, whilst earning a wage.  At Macclesfield College we offer a wide range of contemporary Apprenticeship programmes in a variety of industries including


  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business and Professional Administration
  • Children and Young People
  • Construction
  • Customer Services
  • Customer Services
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering (Aeronautical and General)
  • Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
  • Health and Social Care
  • Hospitality
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Nursing
  • Science
  • Teaching and Learning

What is an apprenticeships?

As an apprentice you will be employed by a company where you will gain hands-on experience and expertise. You will also study for a qualification at the same time where you may have to come into college once a week.

How much will I earn?

Like any type of job role, the amount of money you earn will depend on your employer. The minimum an employer must pay their apprentice is £3.90 per hour, however some employers are willing to pay considerably more for the right person.

How many hours a week will I work?

To be recognised as an apprentice you must be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per-week.


How long does it take to complete my apprenticeship?

The length of an apprenticeship depends on the job you’re doing, your age and how much experience you have.

How do I apply for an apprenticeship?

In order to apply you need to search for an Apprenticeship – a list of our current apprenticeship vacancies are listed here.

Once you have decided on the apprenticeship vacancy you would like to apply for you will need to register with the GOV.UK/apprenticeships.