What is an apprenticeship?

Intermediate, advanced higher and degree apprenticeships combine practical on-the-job skills training with off-the-job learning. You'll get training that is relevant to your job and be paid a salary. Start at a level to suit you, with support if you have special needs or a disability.

  • Duration: Intermediate – Level 2 (12-18 months), Advanced - Level 3 (24 months approx.), Higher Level - Level 4 or 5 (Up to 5 years), Degree - Level 6 (3-6 years).
  • Location: Typically you’ll spend 80% of your time in the workplace and 20% off-the-job with some study in a college, training centre or Institute of Technology (IoT). However this can differ between apprenticeships.
  • Entry requirements: Will be dependent on the industry, job role and apprenticeship level.

Find an apprenticeship

Search and apply for an apprenticeship on GOV.UK


Like any job listings, apprenticeship vacancies are listed on multiple sites. Employers will list apprenticeship vacancies on their own websites too. Also check out these to ensure you are conducting a broad search. It is highly recommended that you sign up for vacancy alerts if the website allows you to do so.

Podcasts

This collection of podcasts is a series of discussions between Take Your Place staff and a range of students, professionals and others about various aspects of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships.

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Resources

Discover our range of free student resources for information and advice on applications, course requirements and different pathways available to you.

Resource Guide
Resource Guide

Resource Guide

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  • 5 mins
Higher and Degree Apprenticeships Brochure
Higher and Degree Apprenticeships Brochure

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships Brochure

A quick-reference brochure providing some information about Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

  • 10-15 mins
Higher/Degree Apprenticeship Presentation - Parents/Carers
Higher/Degree Apprenticeship Presentation - Parents/Carers

Higher/Degree Apprenticeship Presentation - Parents/Carers

An interactive presentation for educators to deliver about Higher/Degree Apprenticeships.

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