Find out everything there is to know about Apprenticeships!
All Apprenticeships are real jobs so all apprentices earn a salary. You must be paid at least the national minimum Apprenticeship wage – and many employers pay significantly more.
If you live in England and are over 16 you can apply for an Apprenticeship.
There are various levels of Apprenticeship you can undertake depending on your current skills and qualifications:
The hourly rate for the minimum wage depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice. The starting salary for apprentices is currently £4.81 per hour. More information can be found on the government website.
Most workers who work a 5-day week must receive at least 28 days’ paid annual leave per year. This is the equivalent of 5.6 weeks of holiday. Read more about Apprentice Holiday Entitlement Rights.
Applying is very simple. Here are the three main steps:
After completing the three steps above, you'll be ready to start your Apprenticeship. Start dates are subject to passing the assessment and a successful interview for an existing job vacancy or on a vacancy you have secured yourself.
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