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Why choose an apprenticeship or traineeship?

An apprenticeship or traineeship can enable you to:

Apprenticeships and traineeships combine training with working in a real job, for a real boss with a real wage.

Apprentices and trainees complete a qualification while learning skills at work and under the guidance of a training organisation.

Apprenticeships and traineeships can be full-time, part-time or school-based where some of the training is undertaken while the apprentice or trainee is at high school. Read more about the types of apprenticeships and traineeships.

Facts about apprenticeships and traineeships:

Training can be delivered using one or more of the following options:

Where can an apprenticeship or traineeship take you?

On completion of an apprenticeship or traineeship you will have learnt new skills and gained experience and confidence working in a real job. This puts you in a great place to keep working, to go on to further study or even start your own business.


Find out what it's like to be in an apprenticeship or traineeship by reading real life testimonials from apprentices and trainees.

This page was last updated at 28-October-2014
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