West Met Skills – Apprenticeships from Harrow College and Uxbridge College
Start an apprenticeship with west London’s largest college apprenticeship provider - West Met Skills from Harrow College and Uxbridge College with over 50 years of combined experience.
Fast-track to your chosen career without any debt through an apprenticeship and...
- Get paid to learn job-specific skills and study an apprenticeship along with functional skills
- Get trained by industry experts in a full time job
- Gain a nationally recognised qualification without any debt in future.
Why choose West Met Skills
- A top provider in London with consistently high success rates
- The largest college provider for apprenticeships in west London
- Links with companies including Brunel University London, Martin-Baker Aircraft Limited, Menzies Aviation & Skanska.
- Most of our apprentices secure employment or go onto a higher apprenticeship or university
Pick your subject
We offer Level 2-5 apprenticeships in both apprenticeship frameworks and apprenticeship standards depending on the subject:
Accounting, Beauty Therapy, Building Services, Business Administration, Chef De Partie, Childcare, Creative Media, Commis Chef, Customer Service, Dental Nursing, Electrotechnical Installation, Engineering, Facilities Management, Gas & Heating, Hairdressing, Health & Social Care, Hospitality, HR Partner, HR Support, Information Technology, Lab Technician, Management, Mentoring, Motor Vehicle, Operations Management, Paralegal, Plumbing, Production Chef, Teaching Assistant, Team Leading and Web Telecoms.
Who can do an apprenticeship?
Apprenticeships for ages 16+
If you want to move up in your career quicker after Year 11 without any debt, choose apprenticeship to stay in education or training. Apply for a vacancy with us.
Apprenticeships for CPD/ professional development
Already got a job and want to upskill? Turn your existing job into a higher-level apprenticeship as a part of your professional training or CPD - a great alternative to higher education. Just ask your employer to get in touch with us.
Apprenticeships after career break
Returning to work after a break? Upskill your industry knowledge and get back to work with confidence through an apprenticeship. Speak to us to find out more.
What are the entry requirements?
- 16 years and over
- Entry requirements are decided by employers or sector bodies (usually 2-5 GCSEs)
- Initial assessments in literacy and numeracy and interviews at College and with the employer or you will be required to achieve Level 2 English and maths (functional skills).
“I am doing my Mechanical Engineering - Technical Support Level 3 Apprenticeship through West Met Skills, as they are the training provider for my employer Martin-Baker Aircraft Company Limited. The facilities are great and I am looking forward to seeing the new facilities that are currently under construction for the West London Institute of Technology programmes. The lectures are good and lecturers ensure everyone has understood the topic before they move onto the next topic. The majority of apprentices are usually offered a job after completion. I would recommend applying for apprenticeship vacancies through West Met Skills to others, as they make sure that you have the basic knowledge to carry out your day-to-day job as well as gain the qualifications you want whilst you are in the...
Rebecca started her Level 3 Creative Media apprenticeship at Surindera Studios about 2 years ago through West Met Skills and completed it in August 2019. She then joined university to take her career further. Why I chose to do an apprenticeship first? “I decided to do an apprenticeship because I didn’t feel ready for university but I knew I wanted to get in to photography. By doing this apprenticeship, I managed to learn how to work in a shop, learnt to deal with the customers, learnt more about photography and found out how different companies work. My day-to-day task would include taking bookings, doing passport size photos, editing photos and videos, learning about colour profiles and work processes, helping to prepare equipment for video shots and storing equipment. I have gained...
Apprenticeships is the best way to keep the hospitality industry growing. The opportunities after an apprenticeship isn’t limited just within UK. The prospect of pursuing a dream career in this industry is worldwide. Marley Soso has been one of the most aspiring chef who started a Level 2 Professional Cookery at Bellanger Restaurant in Islington through West Met Skills. His passion for food and willingness to learn led him to win the “Employee of the month” twice and has been nominated outstanding for at least 10 times. He is now studying a Level 3 Chef De Partie apprenticeship through Bellanger. Marley has proved himself on the most punishing services, can diverse with front of house and the rest of the chefs and communicate with them clearly, can Identify problems and resolve them...