Your future, your way.

  • Specialist Apprenticeship Recruitment Team to help you find employment
  • Talent matching service to recruit you into the right role
  • Individualised Pre-Apprenticeship support

Nelson and Colne College has been providing a range of Apprenticeships for many years. We have an excellent reputation with businesses across East Lancashire and beyond, who look to us to find their next star employee. If you decide that an Apprenticeship is the right route, you could be that employee!

We currently have over 500 Apprentices working in businesses both large and small, who go on to become real assets to their employers and regularly secure full-time employment with their employer after their Apprenticeship.

Pre-Apprenticeship Support

We understand that it is vital for young people to be equipped with the skills needed to secure employment and perform well in their roles. With this in mind we will work with you to develop your skills to make you more attractive to potential employers.

The type of support offered may include…

  • An opportunity to complete certain key skills essential for employment
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Industry specific qualifications and skills such as Paediatric First Aid or Health and Safety at Work
  • Relevant work placements
  • CV production and job search skills
  • Interview techniques
  • Individualised advice, guidance and support

Apprenticeships

  • Accountancy Apprenticeship

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    This Apprenticeship could find you working in an accounts department, helping a business or organisation manage their money properly. Running a business involves a lot...

  • Beauty Therapy Apprenticeship

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    This Apprenticeship is about improving people’s wellbeing by making them look and feel better. Beauty Therapy covers a range of treatments, from simple facials and make-up to...

  • Business Administration Apprenticeship

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    This Apprenticeship is about playing an important support role within a business or organisation. Administrators handle the day-to-day tasks in an office and make sure...

  • Catering Apprenticeship

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    Working as a Chef is a highly skilled, practical career-path that is in demand all over the world. The catering industry as a whole contributes...

  • Childcare Apprenticeship

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    This Apprenticeship is about providing support in the classroom. After all, teachers aren’t the only ones who make a difference to learning in schools. Learning...

  • Contact Centre Operations Apprenticeship

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    Contact centres – sometimes known as ‘call centres’ – provide a way for people to get in touch with businesses and organisations. The contact centres...

  • Customer Service Apprenticeship

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    This Apprenticeship teaches you the skills to provide excellent customer service, and can be applied to hundreds of job roles across many different sectors, from government...

  • Engineering Apprenticeship

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    Engineers design and build the things that make our world go round. Everything, from aeroplanes to buildings, comes back to engineering. This hugely diverse field...

  • Hairdressing and Barbering Apprenticeship

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    Hairdressing Apprentice This Apprenticeship covers all the basics of hairdressing. As a Hairdressing Apprentice, you’ll work as a salon junior, assisting senior staff while training...

  • Health and Social Care Apprenticeship

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    This Apprenticeship covers a wide range of job roles on two pathways: the adult social care pathway and the health care pathway. This could mean...

  • Hospitality Apprenticeship

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    This Apprenticeship is all about customer service, whether this is making sure food is served on time or that a hotel room is ready to...

  • Information Technology Apprenticeship

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    This Apprenticeship provides the Apprentice with the competence, skills and knowledge to work effectively and efficiently with IT systems, communication and productivity tools and software...

  • Manufacturing Apprenticeship

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    This Intermediate Level Apprenticeship is a route to becoming a trained operator within the manufacturing sector. Manufacturing is one of the largest industries out there...

  • Marketing and Social Media Apprenticeship

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    Marketing is a creative industry at the heart of business. It is concerned with finding the needs and wants of people, developing a product or...

  • Retail Apprenticeship

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    Retail covers a host of businesses, from market stalls and independent shops to national chains and large superstores. Both the Intermediate Level Apprenticeship and Advanced...

  • Sales Apprenticeship

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    Selling is a very important process – it is the lifeblood of most organisations. If they do not sell their products or services, companies can...

  • Sport and Leisure Apprenticeship

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    It takes more than just coaches and trainers to run a leisure centre! This Apprenticeship is all about the operational roles that are vital to...

  • Team Leader and Management Apprenticeship

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    This Apprenticeship teaches you the skills to be an effective leader and can be applied to hundreds of job roles across many different sectors, from...