An apprenticeship is essentially a paid job with training

As an apprentice you will:

  • Work alongside industry experts
  • Gain essential experience
  • Work towards nationally-recognised standards
  • Complete training in-house or with a provider
  • Be entitled to company benefits
  • Earn a weekly wage
  • Have no debts – apprenticeships are funded by the employer.

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There are three levels of apprenticeships available

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4 - 7

Facts about apprenticeships

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Anyone over 16 and living in the UK can apply for an apprenticeship.

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Apprenticeships can be studied right up to degree-level.

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Apprenticeships are available in 1,500 job roles, covering more than 170 industries across the UK.*

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After completing an apprenticeship, 90% of apprentices will stay in employment, with 71% staying on with the same UK employer.*


There are up to 28,000 job vacancies online at any one time* (some of those are apprenticeships with Vision Apprentices).

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The National Minimum Wage for apprentices has recently risen to £3.50 per hour.*

*information taken from gov.uk

Are you ready to make it as an apprentice?

If you’re aged over 16, a UK resident and not in full-time education, you can apply for an apprenticeship with Vision Apprentices.

Apprenticeship vacancies come up all year round and we’re always adding UK-wide job opportunities to our apprenticeship vacancies page.

Need to know more? Contact us with your questions.

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