Programme Structure

All apprenticeships include elements of on the job and off the job training leading to industry recognised standards or qualifications. Some apprenticeships also require an assessment at the end of the programme to assess the apprentice`s ability and competence in their job role

Levels of Apprenticeship

NameLevelEquivalent educational level
Intermediate25 GCSE passes
Advanced32 A level passes
Higher4, 5, 6 and 7Foundation degree and above
Degree6 and 7Bachelor’s or master’s degree

Apprenticeship benefits

  • Earn a real wage
  • Be trained in the skills employers want
  • You are more likely to progress quicker and higher than a typical student
  • Learn at a pace that suits you and be supported by a mentor
  • Have a holiday and be paid while you’re away
  • You will set yourself up for the future
  • Apprentices enjoy marked salary increases when they complete the training, and those completing a higher apprenticeship could see increased earnings of an estimated £150,000 over their lifetime.