Apprenticeships - What you need to know

Studying on an Apprenticeship will provide you with the required skills for your profession, whilst developing on the job experience. 

Apprenticeship Vacancies

Apprenticeships at Warrington & Vale Royal College

The Workshop located in Learner Services has a range of apprenticeship vacancies for you to view, and we also add all new vacancies to our online list, to view the full list click here

Alternatively you can:

  • Contact employers directly.  Research local employers in the area that you are interested in and write them a letter enquiring about apprenticeship vacancies within their organisation.
  • Ask friends and family if they know of anyone who works or owns a business in the area that you are interested in, and find out if they are looking to employ an apprentice.

For further information about apprenticeships and vacancies, contact 01925 494703.

What is an Apprenticeship?

As an apprentice, you will –

  • Earn a wage and work alongside experienced staff with your employer to gain valuable job-specific skills.
  • Work for an employer (normally for a minimum of 30 hours per week) whilst studying (usually one day a week) at Warrington & Vale Royal College to gain a nationally recognised qualification.  Anyone living in England, over 16 years-old and not in full-time education can be an apprentice.
  • Study on an apprenticeship for between one and four years (depending on the level of Apprenticeship, your ability and the industry sector).

The following apprenticeships are available:

  • Accounting
  • Beauty therapy
  • Business administration
  • Childcare 
  • IT users
  • Improving operational performance
  • Plumbing
  • Vehicle maintenance and repair
  • Bricklaying
  • Customer service
  • Engineering
  • Health and social care
  • Improving operational performance
  • Barbering
  • Electrical installation
  • Hairdressing
  • Hospitality and catering
  • IT telecoms
  • Passenger transport
  • Polymer processing operations
  • Process management
  • Site joinery
  • Management
  • Warehousing
  • Supporting teaching and learning
  • Social media

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We are also working in partnership with Fullagar Construction Skills Centre to offer the following apprenticeships:

  • Maintenance Operations Intermediate Apprenticeship
  • Wall and Floor Tiling Intermediate Apprenticeship
  • Groundwork - General Construction Intermediate Apprenticeship

Further Information 

For more information about the application process please call 01925 494703 or email

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