Apprenticeship Opportunities 2018-19

You can find details of various local and national apprenticeship jobs on this page.  We will update this with  details of and links to prospective employers who are offering apprenticeships.

Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study.

As an apprentice you will:

  • work alongside experienced staff
  • gain job-specific skills
  • earn a wage and get holiday pay
  • get time for study related to your role (usually one day a week)

Apprenticeships take 1 to 5 years to complete depending on their level.

Levels of apprenticeship

Apprenticeships have equivalent educational levels.

Name Level Equivalent educational level
Intermediate 2 GCSE
Advanced 3 A level
Higher 4,5,6 and 7 Foundation degree and above
Degree 6 and 7 Bachelor’s or master’s degree

Some apprenticeships may also give you an additional qualification, such as a diploma.

Who can apply

You can apply for an apprenticeship while you are still at school. To start one, you’ll need to be:

  • 16 or over by the end of the summer holidays
  • living in England
  • not in full-time education

Find an Apprenticeship

There is a national database of apprenticeship jobs.  Full details can found at :

How to apply

You can search and apply for apprenticeships via the following link:





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Below are links to latest various local and national apprenticeship opportunities.




BOSCH Advanced Apprenticeship Programme

 SUZUKI Apprentice Training

 RENAULT Careers & Apprenticeship Programmes

 IVECO trucks Apprentice Training

     Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships run across a range of  specialisms including Track, Electrification & Plant, Signalling, Telecoms and Overhead Line. During your first 21 weeks you’ll be living and learning at Network Rail’s training centre in the Midlands;  for the remainder of the 3 year programme you will work out of your local depot.

 You’ll be one of 150 apprentices living and learning at Westwood, our world-class training facility. You’ll take on academic study at the same time as working and complete a series of work-based learning assignments and reports.

Desired qualifications:

  • We require a minimum of four GCSEs A*-C / Grade 9-5 four Scottish National 5’s or equivalent
  • These have to include English Language, Maths, Science or Engineering

  • We’ll accept a relevant BTEC / NVQ level 2 and above to replace Science or Engineering

  • A list of equivalent qualifications can be found on the Network Rail website in the ‘What you need’ section

Click to find out more and apply

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