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Gaining an Apprenticeship not only means you can earn money and get hands-on practical work experience whilst you learn but it also increases your future employment prospects in your chosen career.

Our wide range of Apprenticeships and Advanced Apprenticeships are available to people aged 16+ in a wide range of career paths.

Training and assessment are flexible – provided in both the workplace, at the college and by ‘blended learning’, which includes e-learning from home.

The Level 2 Apprenticeship is equivalent to five GCSEs at grades A*-C, while the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship is equivalent to two A Levels.

If you are interested in becoming an apprentice download our information sheet Apprenticeships – good for your future or contact our Info Zone on 01670 841200, or email

We offer Apprenticeships/Advanced Apprenticeships in:

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Arboriculture
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Business and Administration
  • Children’s Care Learning and Development
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Construction Trades
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Operations
  • Floor Covering
  • Heritage Construction
  • Interior Systems
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Plastering
  • Trowel Occupations
  • Wall and Floor Tiling
  • Wood Occupations
  • Customer Service
  • Engineering
  • Fabrication and Welding
  • Electrical and Mechanical
  • Manufacturing Operations
  • Plumbing
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Equine
  • Hairdressing
  • Health and Social Care
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • IAG
  • IT and Telecoms Professionals
  • IT User
  • Retail
  • Sport
  • Team Leading
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (Light or Heavy Vehicle)


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