Kicking off your career with an apprenticeship is a great way to start in the field you want to work in. You’ll get first-hand knowledge of how the industry works, earn while you learn and join thousands of other young people across the UK embarking on an apprenticeship journey.
Why choose an apprenticeship?
Below are the top ten benefits why you should consider an apprenticeship when you leave school or college. For many, apprenticeships are an obvious choice, but for others it’s something you may not have considered – dream big and see what you can achieve.
Earn while you learn
On average apprentices can earn £400 per month or more.
Training in the skills employers want
Learn skills employers want to see on the job and earn real qualifications
Excellent progression opportunities
Apprenticeships offer fantastic opportunities to progress onto Level 3 and Level 4 qualifications – further enhancing your CV.
Increased future earning potential
Apprentices enjoy marked salary increases when they complete their training.
Advanced apprenticeships lead the way
Apprentices enjoy marked salary increases when they complete their training, and those with an Advanced Apprenticeship earn around £117,000 more than those without over the course of their career.
At your own pace
Apprenticeships offer you the chance to learn at your own pace with the support of a mentor/skills assessor.
Become more confident
Become more independent, confident and self assured
Make new friends
Being an apprentice in the workplace allows you to meet new people.
Get student discounts
NUS Apprentice Extra cards provide discounts at high street retailers.
Learn key skills
Progression of maths and English qualifications are embedded within apprenticeships ensuring you have the skills that are employers are looking for.
Don’t leave it too late to kick start the career you’ve always wanted…
The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.