How to apply Apprenticeships

How to Apply

If you have found an apprenticeship that you like, the next step is to put in an application. Follow our step by step process below on how to apply.

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The eight step application process
Apply for your chosen roles online
Interviews take place


Our recruitment team will then take a look at your application and if you are suitable, we will phone you for a short telephone screening


Candidate selection
We will then send your CV and notes To the employer
Start your role in the company
The employer shortlists candidates for interviews
Apprenticeships sign up with your assessor at your workplace
Talk to the apprenticeships team

If you would like to learn more about apprenticeships then get in touch with the apprenticeships team.

Frequently asked questions
What is an apprenticeship?

A full-time job - all Apprentices are employed by a company where they will gain hands-on experience and expertise

Qualification – the apprentice will also study for a qualification at the same time as working. They may come into College once a week or they may study completely in the workplace.

Salary – An apprentice earns a salary.  Like any type of job role, the amount of money earned will depend on the employer.

What level of apprenticeship can I study and in what industry sector?

There are a wide range of apprenticeships for you to choose from starting at level 2 all the way up to level 6.

You can complete an apprenticeship in a wide range of sectors including:

  • Engineering
  • Health & Social Care
  • Childcare
  • Business
  • Human Resources
  • Construction
  • Hospitality
  • Finance
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Science
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 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 is an apprenticeship programme delivered?

Apprenticeships can be delivered through a variety of methods including a blend of one-to-one support, online training, College workshops and self-directed study. We will work with you and your employer to develop an individualised learning plan that works for you.

How long will I study for my apprenticeship?

The length of your apprenticeship will depend on the job that you are doing, the standard that you are working towards and how much previous experience you have.

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 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.

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