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National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week 2024 will run from Monday 5 to Sunday 11 February – find out how to get involved and download the toolkit at National Apprenticeship Week.

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Become an apprentice

Find out how to become an apprentice, what apprenticeships are available, which employers offer them and information about starting your apprenticeship.

What you need to know

Career starter apprenticeships

A range of opportunities for those with limited work experience. Take a look at the type of apprenticeships available and what each role entails.

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About apprenticeships

As an apprentice, you'll combine real work with training and study. Discover more in about apprenticeships.

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Browse apprenticeships

Search to browse apprenticeships based on interest and location.

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Is an apprenticeship right for you?

Becoming an apprentice is a great way to start a new career, or get ahead in your current one. Find out if an apprenticeship is right for you.

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Create an account to search and apply for apprenticeships

Create an account on 'find an apprenticeship' so you can search, save and apply for apprenticeships.

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Browse by interest

Find out what type of apprenticeships you can expect in your chosen interest.

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Apprentice stories

An apprenticeship can change your life as well as your career. Watch and listen to some former apprentices tell you their stories.

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Applying for an apprenticeship

There are hundreds of different apprenticeships to choose from. Find out how to apply and how you can save apprenticeships to apply for later.

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The interview process

If your application is successful, the employer will invite you for an interview. If you’re upskilling with your current employer, you may not have one.

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Preparing for an apprenticeship

Learn more about your apprentice rights, how to plan for your initial assessment and where you can get support.

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Apprentice training

As an apprentice, you'll receive regular training to help you gain the knowledge and skills needed for the job you're training for.

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Understanding end-point assessments (EPA)

Find out what an EPA is and how you'll be assessed during your apprenticeship.

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Your rights as an apprentice and where to get support 

Understand your rights and where you can get advice, guidance and support during your apprenticeship.

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Get free help and support

Call 0800 0150 400 or email nationalhelpdesk@apprenticeships.gov.uk