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.
Our Apprenticeship and Advanced Apprenticeship courses cover a varied range of employment topics that include:
health and social care
children's care, learning and development
fitness and leisure
Check out all of our Apprenticeships that are recruiting on our current vacancies page. If you can't see a vacancy that's right for you, apply to us and we will try to match you to an employer. Or you may benefit from taking one of our Pathways to an apprenticeship if you're not quite ready to start one just now.
What happens on an Apprenticeship?
We ensure the course is flexible, and if necessary tailored to each individual, so you can take it at your own pace. Most people take between 12 and 18 months to complete their Apprenticeship. You can rely on:
receiving support and guidance the whole way
getting paid for the duration of your Apprenticeship
receiving a full induction with all your training
YMCA Training helping you find an employer or progress to further Apprenticeship learning
Find out more about more about the Apprenticeships we offer:
With this programme, you will learn key skills in a variety of business and office-related areas including: office administration, customer handling, communications, technical and practical considerations, and IT .
This Apprenticeship will develop your practical skills in all areas of motor vehicles. As an apprentice, you work closely with professionals who give you the support you need to be able to develop and progress your career.