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10 Aug 21

Why become an apprentice?

Why become an apprentice?

Apprenticeships give aspiring professionals the real-world experience they need to get the edge in the job market and will show employers that you can hit the ground running!

Below are 5 reasons why an apprenticeship might be the best route for you.

  1. You earn while you learn. Becoming an apprentice gives you the opportunity to begin earning as soon as you leave school. You also have access to other staff benefits that are provided by your employer such as pension contributions, annual holiday entitlement and discounted leisure activities.
  2. Apprenticeships are a great way to develop industry standard skills within your chosen sector. You gain invaluable on the job experience, spending 80% of your working week being mentored by people who have a wealth of experience in your chosen industry. 20% of your time will be spent developing a theoretical understanding gin college or online. This combination of skills will provide you with foundation you will need to jump start your career.
  3. No student debt. Those who take the apprenticeship route won’t be weighed down by tuition fees or debt.
  4. Build your contacts. Apprenticeships are great way of networking. Naturally being in a practical environment allows you to meet lots of people and build your contacts. This offers a range of opportunities for potential jobs and experience when you finish your apprenticeship. Making a name for yourself and building a professional contacts will benefit you greatly in the future!
  5. Gain a nationally recognised Qualification. Along with comprehensive training, you will also gain a work-based qualification such as a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ). Apprenticeships are available in 1500 job roles across more than 170 industries, so there is plenty of flexibility when it comes to the qualifications you can gain.

Kickstart your career with our Pathway to Apprenticeship Programme. Our programme is a tailor-made programme to bring out the best in you and inspire you to aim and prepare you for the demands of an apprenticeship. Find out more HERE.

CLICK HERE to enquire about our Apprenticeship Programme today!



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