Apprenticeships – What can they do for your career or business?


Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes that are a good way to gain the skills and experience needed to get into your chosen career. The training takes place in the workplace and is delivered by the employer and assessor. An apprenticeship typically takes a minimum of 12 months to complete.

Apprentice Eligibility

Apprenticeships can be offered to any individual over the age of 16, who are looking to gain skills and experience in their chosen profession.

Not all apprenticeships are entry level and we can train candidates who are already in work.

Programme Details

You begin your Apprenticeship by identifying your skills and future career plans.

The Apprenticeships consist of a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ), Functional Skills Certificate in Maths, English and ICT along with a Technical Certificate.

We are currently providing the following Apprenticeships:

  • Business Administration.
  • Team Leading and Management.
  • Support Teaching & Learning.
  • Manufacturing.
  • Warehousing, Storage & Logistics.

Employer Information

Benefits for Employers are:

  • Better motivated, loyal employees – research has shown that an employee on an apprenticeship is more motivated and enthusiastic at work. They stay with an employer on average for two to three years after their apprenticeship completes.
  • Trained employees are more confident and assertive.
  • You get more appropriately trained employees within your business.
  • Improved productivity.

16-19 year-old apprentices in the first year of their apprenticeship are paid the standard apprenticeship hourly rate, for a minimum of 30 hours per week. All other age groups should be paid National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage.


More information

If you are an employer arrange a no obligation Training Needs Analysis from one of our training professionals today. Call our training team on 0191 244 5415 or send us a message by clicking below.

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We have high quality trainers available who have vast experience in many different topics. If your business has a particular training issue, we can work with you to create a training course that fits your exact requirements.


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