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Apprenticeship and Traineeship Guidance

Please look at the following websites to gain more information about apprenticeships

Apprenticeships have equivalent educational levels as follows:



Equivalent educational level



5 GCSE passes at grades A* to C



2 A level passes


4, 5, 6 and 7

Foundation degree and above


6 and 7

Bachelor’s or master’s degree

The National Apprenticeship Service has a regularly updated database of all apprenticeship opportunities. You will need to register on the website, for help with this please see Mrs O’Connor or Mrs Stevens in the Careers Department. (Opposite ICT 1) Once you have done this, you can search for apprenticeships by sector and postcode.


Higher Apprenticeships

Please see below some links to companies that offer higher level apprenticeships and further information to assist you



A traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that unlocks the great potential of young people and prepares them for their future careers by helping them to become ‘work ready’. For 16-24 year olds and qualified below level 3.

To find a traineeship please use the following link