Apprenticeships are a great option for those who wish to pursue work based learning and the number on offer is ever increasing. Apprenticeships can be taken at a range of levels. Level 2 and 3 is for post GCSE, and they progress up to degree level qualifications. If you are unsure what level would be appropriate for you please see Ms Murray.

Please check the Local Vacancies page for apprenticeship vacancies

The National Apprenticeship Service

The Government's National Apprenticeship Service site is the best place to go to for all apprenticeship information .

You will need to register with the National Apprenticeship Service here

The Government has issued lots of useful information surrounding career options, the levels of training and education available and any help you may be entitled to.

Click here for National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage Rates for 2021/22.

If you have any questions, or need support please contact the Helpdesk on or call: 0800 015 0400

Industry specific Apprenticeship providers & Colleges

Industry Specific

The Ministry of Defence offer some brilliant apprenticeships here

The Civil Service has lots of different entry routes here

It is worth checking out these local providers who offer specialised apprenticeships

S&B Automotive Academy (motor vehicle apprenticeships)

JTL Training (electrical/ plumbing)

On Site Bristol (construction)

HIT Training (Hospitality and Catering)

Professional Apprenticeships (Digital, Marketing, Business)

Lifetime Training (Hospitality, Business and Commerce, Retail, Health and Social Care, NHS, Civil Service and Public Sector, Active Leisure, and Early Years and Teaching)

The following colleges / educational institutions offer apprenticeships as well

Bath College

City of Bristol College

SGS College

Please note: These websites are not an exhaustive or definitive list.

Information for Parents/ Carers

Parents information pack on Apprenticeships

A parents guide to Apprenticeships from Success at School

Parents Guide to Apprenticeships (from 2019/20 but still very relevant and comprehensive)

Also please check our Advice for Parents and Carers page and the Careers Videos page for a comprehensive presentation from Alex Richards from Western Training Provider Network.

DFE guide dispelling the myths surrounding Apprenticeships

Useful general websites and resources with hints and tips to help you secure that apprenticeship

UCAS has a very handy guide to the different levels of Apprenticeships here

Success at School has a wealth of information on Apprenticeships.

Rate My Apprenticeship is a great resource.

Amazing Apprenticeships is one of the leading sites on apprenticeships. Click here for their brilliant booklet which you can work through and learn all you need to know about Apprenticeships!

Future Talent offer apprenticeship and training vacancies. They also offer help on various aspects of the whole process such as how to write a covering letter.

Get My First Job offer the latest news stories and top tips on apprenticeships.

Lifetime Training are based locally in Bristol and have apprenticeships in a variety of sectors, as well as advice and information.

Not going to Uni is an excellent site for students looking at a higher apprenticeship (degree level)

Unifrog has released an informative and comprehensive guide to apprenticeships

South West Apprenticeship Company can help an apprentice find a provider

Please note: These websites are not an exhaustive or definitive list.

National Apprenticeship Vacancies & Opportunities

Please click on the links below for the latest Apprenticeship Vacancies

Week Commencing 13.09.2021

General Apprenticeship Opportunities

IBM have opened their school leaver opportunities for Post 16 & 18.