An apprenticeships is a job with training. An apprentices works for an employer and is paid.
An intermediate apprenticeships is at level 2 apprenticeships. They are considered to be at the same s five good GCSE passes.
Apprentices work towards a work-based learning qualification (like an NVQ Level 2) and a knowledge-based qualification (like a BTEC).
Entry requirements can vary. Some employers ask for GCSEs in maths and English. Others do not ask for any formal qualifications at all.