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We offer great opportunities to develop through education and training. You can start on a Study Programmeor Traineeship to build the skills needed in the work place and then step into an Apprenticeship. Alternatively if you have the experience and feel ready, you can go straight into an Apprenticeship with leading employers in a wide range of sectors.
Our sectors are hands on, with the option to learn business skills as well as a trade. We carefully plan our programmes to ensure you have the right tools to do a good job with the opportunity to progress with confidence.
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Being an apprentice offers many great opportunities. You'll meet new people, learn new skills and gain new qualifications. It means working for an employer and discovering things about yourself that you never knew before.
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It doesn't matter if this is your first time working in your chosen environment, or whether you want to build on experience you already have. As an apprentice, you work closely with professionals who give you the support you need to do your job properly and progress.
Study Programmes and Traineeships, are a great route to employment. If you are aged 16-18, and are motivated to get a job or apprenticeship, but want to to develop skills and experience as part of a training programme , then we have a range of Study Programmes for you.
Apprenticeships are simply jobs with training, available in a huge variety of companies. You typically work 4 days and receive training to support your career 1 day a week. You get paid, gain a qualification and experience.
While working you can gain qualifications from entry level to degree equivalents, buiding a rewarding career.