What an apprenticeship means
Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study. As an apprentice, you'll be able to work alongside experienced staff and gain job-specific skills. Apprenticeships allow time for training and study related to your role. Apprenticeships can take 1 to 5 years to complete depending on their level.
Some apprenticeships may also give you an additional qualification such as a Diploma.
Levels of apprenticeshipsApprenticeships have equivalent educational levels.
|Level||Equivalent educational level|
|Higher||4,5,6 and 7||Foundation degree and above|
|Degree||6 and 7||Bachelor’s or master’s degree|