Apprenticeships are a route into engineering for those students who do not want to follow the degree route to a career in engineering.
- Apprenticeships The National Apprenticeships Scheme
- Go Cracker - for apprenticeships in the STEM sector
- SEMTA Apprenticeship Service including details of the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Higher Apprenticeship scheme
- Professional Technician Technicians in a wide variety of engineering sectors
- National Apprentice Service, run by the government
- JTL Training - Apprenticeships
Kelly Hannah is an Advanced Technical Apprentice from BAE Systems. See her story here.
What are Apprenticeships??
As employees, apprentices earn a wage and work alongside experienced staff to gain job-specific skills. Off the job, usually on a day-release basis, apprentices receive training to work towards nationally recognised qualifications. Anyone living in England, over 16 years-old and not in full-time education can.
Apprenticeships can take between one and four years to complete depending on the level of Apprenticeship, the apprentices’ ability and the industry sector.