Starting your career with an Apprenticeship is the perfect way to get hands on learning within the field you want to work in. You get first-hand knowledge of how the industry works.
Why choose an apprenticeship?
Here’s what we think the top 10 benefits why you should consider an apprenticeship are.
Improve your employability:
Not only does your apprenticeship give you the opportunity to learn and experience your chosen career, it also makes you more employable to future companies.
Earn while you learn:
The minimum wage for an Apprentice is £3.90 per hour however your employer can pay you more than this.
Learn skills your employer wants:
Gain real skills with real qualifications.
There is a good chance that once you complete your apprenticeship you will get kept on by your employer.
Become more confident:
Learning while in a working environment can really build your confidence.
Learn at your own pace:
Apprenticeships allows you to learn at your own pace, you also get support from your skills assessor as well as your employer.
Learn key skills:
Maths and English are also part of an apprenticeship. This will help if you didn’t get the level you wanted to at school.
Gain independence and respect:
Being in a working environment will teach you to take responsibility for your actions and how to be independent. In turn, this will gain you the respect of your co-workers and employers.
Make new friends:
Being part of a working environment will help you make new friends that have common interests.
Get student discounts:
When enrolling onto an apprenticeship you are entitled to an NUS car which provides discounts at high street retailers.Check out our Apprenticeships