Becoming an Apprentice

An apprenticeship can lead to a great career in an exciting range of industries, from engineering or construction to hairdressing or catering. You need a job to become an apprentice, but if you’re not employed we can help.

Follow our guide below to help you get the right job and apprenticeship.

1.  Check out our current apprenticeship vacancies at here

We update this regularly with the latest apprenticeship vacancies so it is worth checking the website regularly.

To formally apply for an apprenticeship position you will need to register and apply via Find an Apprenticeship website

2.  For help in writing your CV and a covering letter

Email us on or tel: 01223 418778

3.  Do your research

Research and compile a list of companies that you would be interested in working for – use the internet, Yellow Pages, talk to people. Contact these employers by telephone or send them your CV and speculative covering letter. Ask them to consider taking on an apprentice.

4.  Job Search

Look thorough the job vacancies in the newspaper or on the internet and see if companies are taking on ‘trainees’ or ‘juniors’. This could be a potential apprenticeship opportunity.

5.  Working?

Do you have a part-time job? Or do voluntary work? Or are you on a work placement? Talk to the employer about the possibility of converting it into an Apprenticeship.

6.  Employability Sessions

Ask us about our employability sessions – our experienced employability workshop tutors can help you with:

  • CV writing
  • Completing application forms
  • Interview techniques
  • Networking tips
  • Job searching.

Found an employer interested in taking you on as their apprentice? Want to know more about employability sessions? Or interesed in finding out more about getting an apprenticeship?

Call us on 01223 418778, email us at or fill in the below contact form.


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