Apprenticeships

Business and Professional Services - Cedars Primary School
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Location: Blackburn
Area: Business and Professional Services
Wage: £4.15 PH

Main Reception duties include: dealing with customers, greeting visitors/parents politely with a professional approach. Answering the telephone, re-directing incoming ca...

Health and Social Care - Highfield Scheme Ltd
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Location: Great Harwood
Area: Health and Social Care
Wage: TBC

For more information about this vacancy, please contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01282 440 319 or email apprenticeships@nelson.ac.uk

Business and Professional Services - Joda Freight
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Location: Cross Hills
Area: Business and Professional Services
Wage: TBC

For more information about this vacancy, please contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01282 440 319 or email apprenticeships@nelson.ac.uk

Construction and Building Services - Joe Curran Painting and Decorating
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Location: Rossendale
Area: Construction and Building Services
Wage: TBC

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to start a career within the Painting and Decorating industry. For more information about this vacancy, please contact...

Childcare and Education - Shuttleworth College
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Location: Burnley
Area: Childcare and Education
Wage: £3.90 PH

The successful candidate will work as part of the staff team at the direction of the Deputy Headteacher/ Class Teacher/ HLTA to support teaching provision and pupils lea...

Childcare and Education - Haslingden Primary School
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Location: Haslingden
Area: Childcare and Education
Wage: TBC

For more information about this vacancy, please contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01282 440 319 or email apprenticeships@nelson.ac.uk

Business and Professional Services - World Options
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Location: Clayton-le-Moors
Area: Business and Professional Services
Wage: TBC

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to kick start their career in the Business and Professional Services sector. For more information, please contact the ...

Health and Social Care - Unfortunately we do not currently have any vacancies available within this sector, however we can work with you in order to find the right Apprenticeship vacancy for you within this sector. Please contact 01282 440 319 or email apprenticeships@nelson.ac.uk
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Location: TBC
Area: Health and Social Care
Wage: TBC

Unfortunately we do not currently have any vacancies available within this sector, however we can work with you in order to find the right Apprenticeship vacancy for you ...

Engineering - Unfortunately we do not currently have any vacancies available within this sector, however we can work with you in order to find the right Apprenticeship vacancy for you within this sector. Please contact 01282 440 319 or email apprenticeships@nelson.ac.uk
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Location: TBC
Area: Engineering
Wage: TBC

Unfortunately we do not currently have any vacancies available within this sector, however we can work with you in order to find the right Apprenticeship vacancy for you ...

Hair and Beauty - Unfortunately we do not currently have any vacancies available within this sector, however we can work with you in order to find the right Apprenticeship vacancy for you within this sector. Please contact 01282 440 319 or email apprenticeships@nelson.ac.uk
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Location: TBC
Area: Hair and Beauty
Wage: TBC

Unfortunately we do not currently have any vacancies available within this sector, however we can work with you in order to find the right Apprenticeship vacancy for you ...

Sport and Leisure - Unfortunately we dont currently have any vacancies available within this sector, however we can work with you in order to find the right Apprenticeship vacancy for you within this sector. Please contact 01282 440 319 or email apprenticeships@nelson.ac.uk
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Location: TBC
Area: Sport and Leisure
Wage: TBC

Unfortunately we do not currently have any vacancies available within this sector, however we can work with you in order to find the right Apprenticeship vacancy for you ...

FAQs

What is an Apprenticeship?
An Apprenticeship is a real job with training. You can earn while working towards achieving a nationally recognised qualification linked to your chosen career. Apprenticeships are equivalent to a full-time academic qualification and there are a wide range of areas you can complete an Apprenticeship in.
What are the benefits of an Apprenticeship?
Earning a salary, training in the skills employers want, excellent progression opportunities, increased future earning potential, learning at a pace suited to you with the support of a mentor.
How much will I get paid?
All Apprentices receive at least the National Apprenticeship Minimum Wage of £3.90* per hour in the first year. However some employers do choose to pay more.
What grades do I need to do an Apprenticeship?
Intermediate Apprenticeship - 4 GCSEs at grade D or above (one in English or Maths) or equivalent. Advanced Apprenticeship - 5 GCSEs at grade C or above (one in English or Maths) or successful completion of an Intermediate Apprenticeship, or equivalent. These requirements are subject to change and may also differ to meet the needs of the employer. As well as a College interview, progression onto an Apprenticeship is subject to an employer interview. Don’t worry if you didn’t get the required grades, we can work with you to find a suitable route on to your Apprenticeship.
Am I guaranteed a job?
No, however nationally 90% of Apprentices stay in employment after finishing their Apprenticeship*, with many staying with the same employer, offering you a real future.
How many hours a week do I work?
All Apprentices work at least 30 hours a week, getting involved in all aspects of the business, gaining industry skills and learning from experienced staff.
How long will it last?
Apprenticeships typically last for one to four years depending on the area of study. The majority of Apprenticeships last for two years.
Is it easy?
It’s not the easy option! All Apprentices are expected to conduct themselves professionally in the workplace and must be conscientious in their work, attendance and timekeeping. We offer pre-Apprenticeship support to help guide you in developing the skills and qualities desired by employers, however a desire to work and further your skills is essential!
What does an Apprenticeship involve?
Training combines off the job study (usually at College) with learning and development in the workplace.
Can an Apprenticeship lead to university?
Yes! A growing number of Apprentices also go onto Higher Apprenticeships to gain degree level qualifications, but without the expense of going to university.
What do employers expect from an Apprentice?
All Apprentices are expected to conduct themselves professionally in the workplace and must be conscientious in their work, attendance and timekeeping. Our unique Pre-Apprenticeship support package will help guide you in developing skills and qualities desired by employers, however a desire to work and further your skills is essential!