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Apprenticeships: what do we offer?

We have a great range of Apprenticeships available across a huge range of sectors, click on the headings below to discover more:

Business, Administration, Accounting and Management

If you are a motivated individual who enjoys working as part of a team and wants to make a real impact in the business workplace, then these Apprenticeships are for you.

Business Apprenticeships open up a huge range of career options, from administration, IT, accounting, marketing and management plus many more.

Did you know? Around 4.5 million people help to keep businesses running in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. 

Childcare and Education

Do you want a career helping children to learn, play and grow? These Apprenticeships will provide you with the skills and experience you need to pursue your career in childcare and education.        

Did you know? There are approximately 2.7 million people working with children and young people in England.

Construction, Logistics and Fork Lift Truck Maintenance

An Apprenticeship in Construction opens up a huge range of career options, from jobs in painting and decorating, bricklaying, craft masonry, carpentry, joinery, shopfitting, maintenance and woodmachining.

We also specialise in Warehousing and Fork Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair, for those looking to become warehousing operatives and fork lift truck operatives with the option to progress to team leader roles.

Did you know? There are 1,817,049 employees in construction in England, and by the year 2015, a further 38,630 new recruits will be needed to fill the posts of those that retire or leave the industry. With the sector facing a skills shortage, there will be plenty of jobs available for those skilled in their trade!

The Warehousing Industry is part of a wider logistics sector which employs around 8% of the workforce in England.

We have a dedicated Construction and Logistics Campus, so your time in College will be spent gaining the hands on experience you need to become a pro in your field.


Engineering isn’t just boiler suits and oily hands, it’s an exciting, ever-evolving industry that opens up a huge range of career options, from jobs in aerospace and robotics to electronics, biotechnology and civil engineering, to name a few!

These Apprenticeships are designed to equip you to work at semi-skilled or qualified operator level (Level 2) or craft or technician level (Level 3), to carry out a variety of engineering and manufacturing processes.

Did you know? The spotlight is well and truly on Engineering, especially in the Midlands a world-renowned hub for engineering research and development.

An extra 130,000 people are expected to be working in engineering over the next five years, that’s just in the Midlands alone!


Do you have a creative flair and a passion for all things floral? Then why not turn it into a career?

Our Floristry Apprenticeship will help you to develop your skills in designing, creating, retailing and delivering floral displays for a variety of occasions. You’ll also learn about the wholesale buying of flowers, preparing them for sale.

Did you know? There are approximately 5,800 businesses and 14,650 people working in the floristry industry in England. 

Hair & Beauty

What’s more rewarding than making people feel great about themselves? We work with a wide range of salons across the region to provide hairdressing, barbering and beauty apprenticeships.

As part of these programmes you will not only develop your technical hairdressing and beauty therapy skills but also the personal and professional knowledge needed to work within a salon.

Did you know? The UK hair and beauty sector has a turnover of £6.2 billion a year, employs nearly a quarter of a million people across 55,000 businesses and accounts for nearly 1% of the UK economy! ( 

IT, Software, Web Development and Telecoms

Computing is an integral part of everyday life. With technology developing at a faster rate than ever before, this is an ever evolving industry with a huge range of career options.

This programme will help you to develop skills in Software Development, Web Development, Technical Support, Telecommunications and Databases. 

Did you know? There is a need for 110,500 new entrants a year over the next 5 years into IT & Telecoms professional occupations.

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Brand New for 2016

Social media has embedded itself into our everyday lives from how we keep in touch with family, organise events, check the news or even choose our next holiday.

As a result, digital marketing is no longer a choice for businesses. It’s a necessary and key element of business and marketing strategy.

This Apprenticeship will enable you to learn how to use social and digital marketing to positively impact on a business’s performance.

Did you know? There are over 500 million active users on Facebook, 105 million registered uses on Twitter and 75 million professionals on LinkedIn.

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