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Apprenticeships Unlocked

Are you thinking about applying for an apprenticeship but don't know what to expect? Take this short course and see if it’s the right pathway for you!

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Why take this course?
You'll understand what an apprenticeship is

Apprenticeships are real jobs that allow you to earn a wage while you learn. You'll work, gain skills and study at a college or online.

You'll see what careers you can go into

There are over 600 types of Apprenticeships in different areas of work.

You'll be more confident in your decision

These short courses are designed to give you the information you need to see if this pathway is right for you.

You'll hear from other apprentices

We've spoken to some apprentices about their experiences - so we wanted to share that with you too!

Course introduction

In this Skills for Life short course, powered by Springpod, you’re going to take a deep dive into the exciting world of apprenticeships. In Lesson 1, we'll dive headfirst into what an apprenticeship is, unlocking how they could kickstart your career. Lesson 2 is where we'll explore what makes apprenticeships a dynamic learning experience. In Lesson 3, we'll discuss the benefits that come with choosing this pathway, from earning while you learn to gaining invaluable skills.

Then, in Lesson 4, we'll give you some tips on how to secure that dream apprenticeship opportunity. Lesson 5 will inspire you with real-life apprenticeship success stories from people who are currently working towards, or have finished an apprenticeship.

Finally, in Lesson 6, you'll have a chance to hear about some of the employers who are eager to help and recruit the next generation of skilled professionals. Buckle up, because this apprenticeship journey is about to help you take control of your future - and it all starts with skills!

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