Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a way of combining working with studying. During a typical apprenticeship a student would work for a company but also go to college to study a related subject. You would be supported by an experienced member of the staff who will teach you the hands-on skills you need.

Over a period of between 1 to 3 years, an apprenticeship allows you to combine earning and learning and you would finish the course with an NVQ (or a BTEC or City & Guilds). Normal apprenticeships would result in a level 2 NVQ (roughly the same as doing 5 GCSEs) and Advanced Apprenticeships result in a Level 3 (about the same as 2 A-levels). The Higher Apprenticeship incorporates a work-based learning programme and leads to qualifications at Level 4 and above, where Level 4s and 5 are equivalent to a higher education certificate, higher education diploma or a foundation degree, Level 6 is equivalent to a bachelor degree and Level 7 is equivalent to a master’s degree.

Whatever the type or level of apprenticeship taken, each one is defined by its own 'apprenticeship framework'. These came into being in 1994 following a government-led re-organisation of how apprenticeships were taught and managed. These frameworks were overseen by the Sector Skills Council and initially counted over 150 in total. In the following years the number expanded considerably, drawing in more providers outside of the traditional manufacturing and guilds-based sectors and by 2009 the list had expanded to over 190. Although there were now more options to choose from (210 in total in November 2014) there was some concern from various bodies and employers groups that there were gaps in the supply of apprenticeships to adequately meet the needs of a modern economy, so following the Richards Review of 2012 and a change in funding arrangements it is anticipated that Apprenticeship Standards will replace all frameworks by 2017.

Until that time, you can still be sure that an apprenticeship is a highly valued and rigorous qualification which is highly sought after by hiring companies and institutions. So see what you can find in our pages and start your journey to a fulfilling career.

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Salary £17,056 Made for school leavers who can make success happen. At Morrisons, we believe in giving hard-working school and college leavers the best possible head start. That’s why…

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The Role: Aeronautical Avionics Maintenance Engineering Apprentice 2017 If you’re interested in fixing and making things or finding out how things work, then you might be just the person we’re…

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Salary £17,056 Made for school leavers who can deliver the goods.   At Morrisons, we believe in giving hard-working school and college leavers the best possible head start. That’s…

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Salary: £10,500 plus extensive benefits 2 year Apprenticeship A Process Operator apprentice at AWE will give you access to a diverse and unique manufacturing environment. Your role will be…

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Salary: £10,500 plus extensive benefits As a control and instrumentation apprentice you will complete various projects to develop your skills needed to maintain all control and instrumentation equipment. In…

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Find out how Finance can change lives This is a chance to develop in-depth knowledge of our financial systems, at a time when our industry is going through an incredible – and unparalleled…

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Treatment, Network, Leakage, Sewerage Network, Waste Water Treatment Location: Midlands   Be part of a vital changing industry As an Operational Apprentice, you’ll learn about our…

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Become a Technical Expert in a global organisation As a Utilities Engineering Apprentice, you’ll get to explore our network, find out what makes it flow and develop the skills to build something…

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Salary: £10,500m plus extensive benefits Level 2 Apprenticeship As a Health Physics apprenticeship you will spend 2 years working across both AWE sites and will incorporate placements…

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Salary - £10,500 plus extensive benefits As a Human Resources apprentice you will spend two years rotating around and working within various teams and disciplines within the Human Resources Function. During…

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Salary: £10,500 plus extensive benefits As an electronic apprentice you will spend your first year of training producing a number of electronic projects. These projects will help…

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Salary: £10,500 plus extensive benefits During your first two years, apprentices train in our Academy environment, this is where you learn all about electrical theory, cabling…

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Salary: £10,500 plus extensive benefits During the first part of your training as a precision machining apprentice you will learn basic machining and hand fitting skills by through…

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Salary: £10,500 plus extensive benefits As a Finance and Project Controls apprentice you will spend two years rotating around and working within various teams and disciplines within…

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Salary: £10,500 plus extensive benefits 2 year Advanced Apprenticeship As an MAS laboratory technician apprentice you will spend the first few weeks of your apprenticeship…

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Salary: £10,500 plus extensive benefits 4 year Higher Apprenticeship As a Technical Author apprentice you will learn the skills of Electrical Maintenance and how to write detailed work instructions…

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