Apprenticeships are available with companies across a huge range of industries.



In England, apprenticeships are forIn England, apprenticeships are for anyone aged 16 and over, as long as that you spend at least 50% of your working hours in England for the duration of the apprenticeship, and aren’t still in full-time education. Also you don’t need to have any qualifications to be able to apply.



In Scotland, you can choose a Foundation Apprenticeship that starts while you are in school years S5 and S6, or choose a Modern Apprenticeship if you are over 16, which is employment with an element of study towards a college qualification. There’s also a Graduate Apprenticeship that helps you work towards an Honours or Masters degree as part of your day job.



In Wales, you can apply for an apprenticeship if you are over 16, living in Wales and not in full-time education.


Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland, there are Level 2, Level 3 and Higher Level Apprenticeships available. To apply, you need to be 16 or over, with an offer of employment of over 21 hours on a permanent contract, have the right qualifications for your chosen apprenticeship, and you must meet a number of eligibility considerations. If you're 25 years and over, there are restrictions on the type of apprenticeship with funding available.