Advanced Apprenticeships: Know your options

Advanced Apprenticeships are equal to two A levels and are also known as a Level 3 Apprenticeship, they are an excellent starting point for school leavers who received 5 GCSE passes.

Do you want a job but also want to continue learning? Why choose one when you can get the best of both worlds through an advanced Apprenticeship. Advanced Apprenticeships are guaranteed to get your foot in the door when it comes down to earning and learning.

What is the difference between an advanced Apprenticeship and traditional full-time study?

Unlike college and university an advanced Apprenticeship allows you to study part time whilst committing yourself to employment of at least 30 hours per week. If you prefer hands on learning and want to get involved, then an advanced Apprenticeship could be just what you’re looking for.

Advanced Apprenticeships enable you to obtain a nationally recognised qualification, industry specific skills and invaluable work experience in a field that is relevant to a specific sector and field that you’re interested in.

Entry requirements for an advanced Apprenticeship vary depending on the employer. Most advanced Apprenticeships require 5 GCSEs A*-C or 9-4 including English and Maths.

There are a broad range of advanced Apprenticeships available to school leavers including the following:

  • Hospitality and Travel,
  • Accounting,
  • Business and Administration,
  • Finance,
  • Leisure, Sports and Fitness,
  • Agriculture, Land-based, Horticulture, Animal Care,
  • Law,
  • Information and Communication Technology and Telecommunications,
  • Education and Childcare,
  • Health and Social Care,
  • Retail,
  • Digital, Media, Publishing and Arts,
  • Engineering,
  • Mechanic and Motor Vehicles,
  • Aviation,
  • Customer Service,
  • Hair and Beauty,
  • Manufacturing,
  • Transport and Logistics,
  • Construction (painting and decorating, plumbing, plastering, bricklaying and many more)
  • Science

To find out more about the range of roles available at advanced Apprenticeship level you can visit the Institute for Apprenticeships to discover which Apprenticeship standards are currently approved for delivery and which are still undergoing developments.

Advanced Apprenticeships

Applying for advanced Apprenticeships

To apply for an advanced Apprenticeship, you can visit Careermap to find a wide range of roles in a variety of industries.

Sign Up

Search Jobs