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Find out how to become an apprentice, what apprenticeships are available, which employers offer them and information about starting an apprenticeship. The Apprenticeships website has a wealth of information for both students and parents and can be found by clicking here.

An apprenticeship offers a young person the opportunity to move into paid employment and study to gain industry recognised qualifications at the same time. 

Amazing Apprenticeships: Parent and Carer Packs

Amazing Apprenticeships supported by the National Apprenticeship Service provide regular information packs to provide the most up to date information for parents and carers. They aim to guide you through the system and dispel some of the myths and misconceptions that surround apprenticeships.

Parents’ and Carers’ Pack Apprenticeship Information

Amazing Apprenticeships: Understanding Apprenticeships

This is a short film produced by Amazing Apprenticeships to give you an insight into the apprenticeships available and being an apprentice.

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National Apprenticeship Week 2022 - Build the Future

National Apprenticeship Week 2022 takes place from 7th to 13th February 2022. This week brings together everyone passionate about apprenticeships to celebrate the value, benefit, and opportunity that apprenticeships bring.

This year is the 15th annual week-long celebration bringing together businesses and apprentices from across the country to shine a light on the positive impact that apprenticeships make to individuals, businesses and the wider economy.

The theme for National Apprenticeship Week 2022 will be 'build the future'; reflecting on how apprenticeships can help individuals to develop the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career, and businesses to develop a talented workforce that is equipped with future-ready skills.

For more information on the NAW 2022 click here


The Skills MinisterAlex Burghart, has written to students, parents and carers explaining that Apprenticeships give people a chance to learn, earn and achieve and to consider them when exploring your next step. To read the letters in full click the links below:

National Apprenticeship Week - Skills Minister Letter for Students

National Apprenticeship Week - Skills Minister Letter to Parents and Carers

Become an Apprentice

An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. You're an employee with a contract of employment and holiday leave. To learn more about becoming an apprentice click here.  Alternatively, download the Essential Information Pack.

There are a wide range of positions available in various locations throughout the county - to view some opportunities available click here.

Careers and Apprenticeship opportunities can also be viewed on the HelpYouChoose website ( and also on the Archant Jobs24 site ( – and Search by Type for: All Apprentice Jobs.