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Apprentices

Apprenticehsip-logo-x175Key benefits of an apprenticeship

There are loads of reasons to snap up a quality apprenticeship, including the opportunity to:

  • Work alongside experienced staff and gain job-specific skills (learn the ropes from the experts)
  • Earn a salary and get holiday pay and other employee benefits
  • Study towards a related qualification that's recognised and valued by employers nationwide
  • Enhance career prospects (23% of former apprentices had been promoted within 12 months of finishing!)

Apprenticeship-guy-with-laptopApprenticeship levels

Depending on existing skills / qualifications you can apply for one of three types of apprenticeship: 

  • Intermediate (level 2) equivalent to 5 GCSEs
  • Advanced (level 3) equivalent to 2 A levels
  • Higher (level 4 and above or a foundation degree)

How will I learn?

An apprenticeship is a work-based programme so most of your time will be spent at work and training on-the-job. The off-the-job training will be delivered by a training organisation like us and we use a blended approach that includes elearning and e-portfolios to make your learning engaging, flexible and efficient.

Choose Learning in Wiltshire as your training provider and you'll get...

  • Experienced and qualified assessors to support you through the apprenticeship programme
  • Good, solid, practical advice and guidance 
  • A dedicated personal assessor to support you through your qualification
  • Membership of our Apprenticeship Support Group who meet regularly to share ideas and information, and for support and friendship
  • Membership of our Apprenticeship Social Learning group to share knowledge, ideas and experiences
  • Your own mentor to support you in your workplace

Find out more about becoming an apprentice

Here's an information flyer to tell you more about apprenticeships, including pay, finding an apprenticeship and career pathways.
Talk to our apprenticeships specialist, Jo Stoddart on 01225 713183 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Generic information and advice for future apprentices is available at www.gov.uk/apprenticeships-guide