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|
|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 : https://www.gov.uk/topic/further-education-skills/apprenticeships
How to apply
You can search and apply for apprenticeships via the following link: https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship
APPRENTICESHIP NOTICE BOARD!
Below are links to latest various local and national apprenticeship opportunities.
- MARCH/APRIL APPRENTICESHIPS – BURY ST EDMUNDS AND NEARBY AREAS
- BOSCH Automotive Advanced Apprenticeship Programmes. Opportunities for students looking to work in the Automotive Industry! Hands-on roles in the workshop, motorcycle roles and also customer service. See links below:
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.
- 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