Apprenticeships

Are you looking to get a head start in your future career and earn money at the same time? If the answer is yes then see how an apprenticeship can get you ahead of the competition.
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Why choose us?

Ofsted Grade 2: Good

We’re Ofsted Grade 2: Good, meaning that the quality of our training and the dedicated support we give to our learners has been officially recognised by Ofsted.

30 years' experience

We've been doing what we've been doing for 30 years - we're experts in our field.

Over 90% employment and training progression

Over 90% of our apprentices progress into employment after their apprenticeship or go onto to further study.

2,500 employer links

We work with over 2,500 employers who are recruiting apprentices every year.

Experience is Everything

FAQs
How do I apply for an apprenticeship?

You can apply online here or you can call our friendly team on 0161 233 2656.

Can I get an NUS card with an apprenticeship?

When you start an apprenticeship with us, you’ll be able to apply for your NUS Extra card. You can get discounts at the Apple Store, Ted Baker, Alton Towers, Spotify to Virgin Media, The Gym Group, BSM driving lesson and many more, for just £11. Apply online at NUS here.

When can I start an apprenticeship?

Employers recruit all year round so you can start an apprenticeship throughout the year.

How long does an apprenticeship last?

The length of an apprenticeship varies, depending on your existing skills, the qualifications you are working towards, and the sector it is in. Generally, it will take between one and four years.

How many holidays do I get?

Like most other employees, apprentices will be given at least 20 days paid holiday per year as well as bank holidays.

Where will I train?

Most apprentices attend some off-the-job training at one our training centres or partner colleges and this might be day release or a block of training all together. Some apprentices may complete all of their training in the workplace.

How much is an apprentice paid?

All employed apprentices are paid a salary directly by the employer. The current national minimum wage for an apprentice is £3.90 per hour, however we urge our employers to pay more than the national minimum wage.

When I’m working towards my apprenticeship how many hours a week will I work?

All apprentices work full-time, between 30 and 40 hours per week.

I'm a parent, can I have more information about apprenticeships?

We have a page dedicted to parents, please click here to find out more. Alternatively, call our team on 0161 233 2656 or email recruitment@gceducationandskills.ac.uk.

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