Last updated: February 6th, 2024



National Apprenticeship Week (5th-11th February 2024) is a fantastic opportunity for you to learn more about apprenticeships and how they might be an exciting option for you when you leave school or college.

There are many options available to young people after they leave school. Apprenticeships are one such key route into a successful career.

What’s an apprenticeship? It is a genuine job, with training, meaning you can earn while you learn and gain a nationally recognised qualification.

Find out more by exploring this National Apprenticeship Activity Pack for students: Student Activity Booklet – National Apprenticeship Week

Apprenticeships are now available up to degree level and beyond. Over 70 national universities are currently offering a range of degree apprenticeships with more to be confirmed throughout the year.

  • Earning a salary and paid holiday;
  • Excellent progression opportunities, whether looking to study further or climb the ranks within the workplace;
  • Increased future earning potential;
  • Apprentices enjoy marked salary increases on finishing their training and those completing a higher apprenticeship could see increased earnings over their lifetime.

To continue learning about apprenticeships and the exciting
careers available, visit:

The government has a fantastic website where you can learn more about the range of apprenticeships available, how to search and apply for apprenticeships, what roles are available by interest area and more. You can also watch real stories from apprentices about their experiences.

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