Apprenticeships in Newcastle have increased from 1,050 starts in 2005/6 to 2,880 in 2013, according to Office for National Statistics figures. Although you might struggle to find an apprenticeship in one of Newcastle's traditional heavy industries, such as ship-building or coal-mining, there are an array of new industries that have opportunities for would-be apprentices in Newcastle.
Perhaps one of the most intriguing aspects of Newcastle, given its heritage, is that it has on record the ambition to be the first carbon neutral town. This means that it is a fascinating place if you are interested in new green technologies which are a massive growth area. Equally, Newcastle is a strong place to be if you're interested in retail as the city was 9th in the UK's retail centre league table in recent years.
On NotGoingToUni you can find extensive listings for Newcastle school-leavers, college students and junior professionals. You can sort by job type or UK region using the search box above or take a look at our featured vacancies below. Our list of jobs and opportunities changes regularly as new companies and institutions join NotGoingToUni, or as existing partners add new roles and vacancies. The best way to keep up-to-date with the opportunities that are perfect for you is to create your own account http://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/register and keep your profile updated.
To give you an idea of the sort of Newcastle apprenticeships available here is a selection of traineeships and apprenticeships that are regularly offered by companies who work with us at a local and national level:
- Home engineer apprentice needed by Sky
- Overhead lines apprentice sought by the National Grid
- Audit trainee needed by Baker Tilly
- plus many more
Apprenticeships vacancies in Newcastle at NotGoingToUni: regularly updated lists of the latest school leaver jobs and traineeships from employers and colleges throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.