Apprentices earn a wage in a real job and work alongside experienced staff to gain job-specific skills. Off the job, usually on a day-release basis, you will receive training to work towards nationally recognised vocational qualifications.
Apprenticeships can take between one and four years to complete depending on the level of Apprenticeship, your ability and the industry sector.
Key benefits of studying an apprenticeship include:
**Returns to Intermediate and low level qualifications (September 2011).
For those who don’t initially fulfil the basic criteria for entry onto a full apprenticeships scheme, Evolve offers Traineeships. These pre-apprenticeships programmes are devised to develop your basic skills, knowledge and experience and prepare you for an apprenticeship.
How can I see what apprenticeship vacancies are available?
Click here to see our current list of apprenticeship vacancies in a wide range of industry sectors.
You can also register your interest and view our vacancies by logging on to the national apprenticeships website.