who are apprenticeships for

Who are Apprenticeships for?

Apprenticeships offer an alternative route to learning than traditional study. If you’re confused as to what step to take next, don’t worry because we’ve put together a guide on ‘who are Apprenticeships for’ to help you decide whether it’s for you!

Who are Apprenticeships for?

Apprenticeships are ideal if you know what industry you want to forge a career in and if you’re able to commit to at least 30 hours a week work whilst also studying part time. Do you want a job but also want to continue learning? With an Apprenticeship you get the best of both worlds.

Apprenticeships are a credible alternative to university and allow you to gain a nationally recognised qualification through part time study, industry specific work experience and skills which you’ll develop whilst working alongside industry professionals.

To be considered for an Apprenticeship you’ll need to be:

  • 16 years old or over
  • Not already in full time education
  • Living in England

Some Apprenticeships have stricter requirements depending on the employer.

What is an Apprenticeship?

An Apprenticeship is a job with training. To complete your Apprenticeship, you’ll need to prove that you are competent in your role and complete all of your classroom based learning.

What levels of Apprenticeships are available?

Your experience and prior qualifications will depend on what level Apprenticeship you can be accepted onto. As a guide line intermediate Apprenticeships are equivalent to GCSEs, advanced is equal to A-levels, higher is equivalent to foundation degree and degree Apprenticeships are equal to masters and bachelor’s degrees.

 Who are Apprenticeships for?

If you’re considering an Apprenticeship because you think it’s the ‘easy option’ you might want to think again. Having a full time job whilst study as well can be hard work although you’ll get paid holidays you won’t get as many as you would do as school, college or university. Apprenticeships are an excellent opportunity for those who want to earn as they learn and want to fast track their career with full time employment.

You can do an Apprenticeship in a wide range of areas from business to accounting, solicitor, construction trades and many more! To find out more browse the Careermap website.

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Applying for Apprenticeships

Now we’ve covered ‘who are Apprenticeships for’ it’s time to decide whether one is right for you. If you’re ready to take the leap and kick-start your journey into the world of work, then you can search a wide range of Apprenticeships at Careermap. Can’t find any suitable for you? Simply register your CV online to be found by top employers and training providers.

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