If you have a clear career idea, you could consider an apprenticeship. Watch this video to find out more:
|What is an Apprenticeship?
|How long do Apprenticeships last?
They vary in length. They normally last between 1 – 4 years.
|Who can apply?
You must be 16 or over. There is no upper age limit.
|What do employers want?
An employer is investing time, money and training into an apprentice. Typically, they look for:
|What qualifications are needed?
Entry requirements are set by the employer. They may ask for two or more GCSE’s (grades 4 – 9) or equivalent and possibly additional GCSEs.
|Advanced Apprenticeships||3||A level|
|Higher Apprenticeships||4 – 7||Foundation degree and above|
|Degree Apprenticeships||6 – 7||Bachelor’s or master’s degree|
Sandwell MBC regularly takes on apprentices. Watch this case study: