I want to know more about apprenticeships
Finding an Apprenticeship
Apprenticeships are offered by a wide range of employers and you'll find them advertised on the National Apprenticeship Service website and sometimes in local newspapers and through local colleges and training providers.
Finding an Apprenticeship online
The first thing you need to look at is the National Apprenticeship Service vacancy website and register your details by clicking the 'Register now' link under the 'New User?' tab. Then create a username and password.
A Candidate's Guide is a step by step guide to registering on this website which will let you search for, view and then apply for Apprenticeships.
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Finding an Apprenticeship through a provider
Many local providers such as colleges and training providers will also advertise Apprenticeship vacancies on their websites. You can find which providers are local to you in Find a Provider.
Or to search for a provider by the sector you are interested in you can try the Provider Search on the National Apprenticeship Service website.
Exploring national Apprenticeship schemes
The document below gives links to a range of larger local and national Advanced and Higher Apprenticeship programmes
Apprenticeship vacancy websites in the South West
The National Apprenticeship Service website is a good place to start looking for Apprenticeship vacancies as most are shown on this site, but be aware that not all companies use this site.
Careers4students is one of a number of websites which advertises Apprenticeship opportunities in the South West and nationally.
Careers World provides information on job sectors and has some job and apprenticeship vacancies. Also has SW regional facts and contacts.