Apprenticeships - What you need to know

Earn whilst you learn with apprenticeshipsStudying on an Apprenticeship will provide you with the required skills for your profession, whilst developing on the job experience. Warrington Collegiate has a wide range of apprenticeships available throughout the year.

 


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 Collegiate 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).

Why should I do an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships at Warrington Collegiate There are many benefits from doing an Apprenticeship, including:

  • Earning a salary
  • Getting paid holidays
  • Receiving training
  • Gaining qualifications
  • Learning job-specific skills





How do I apply for an Apprenticeship?

You will need to find employment in a relevant job to the apprenticeship programme that you want to study. 

Competition for apprenticeship employment vacancies can be fierce, so here are Apprentice Daniel O'Donnell demonstrates his flambe skillsa few suggestions to improve your chances –


  • Register your details with the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) and use their online Apprenticeship Vacancies website. 

    Click here to register with the NAS and start searching their apprenticeship vacancies.

  • 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.
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The following apprenticeships are available:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Childcare 
  • IT Users
  • Management
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Plumbing
  • Social Media
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Bricklaying
  • Customer Service
  • Electrical Installation
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • IT Telecoms
  • Passenger Transport
  • Site Joinery
  • Team Leading
  • Warehousing

Further Information 

For more information about the application process please email apprenticeships@warrington.ac.uk

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Apprenticeship Vacancies


Apprenticeships at Warrington Collegiate We add new vacancies in all subjects to the National Apprenticeship Service website every day - click here to see the vacancies currently available.

For further information about apprenticeship vacancies, contact 01925 494703.

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