What’s an Apprenticeship? It`s a genuine job, with training, meaning you can earn while you learn and gain the necessary skills and professional competencies in your chosen career.
We work with over 250 fantastic companies in the area and we offer a range of Apprenticeships programmes to suit everybody.
If this sounds interesting we would love to hear from you.
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An Apprenticeship is a genuine job with training giving you the opportunity to earn while you learn and gain nationally recognised qualifications. You will also develop valuable skills, knowledge and behaviors employers are seeking.
There are various Apprenticeship levels.
Intermediate, Advanced, Higher and Degree.
Equivalent education level : 5 GCSEs
Equivalent education level : 2 A level passes
Level 4, 5, 6 and 7
Equivalent education level : Foundation degree and above
Level 6 and 7
Equivalent education level : Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
The minimum wage for apprentices £3.90 per hour, but many employers pay more!
You will be on a contract of employment with your employer and will work for at least 30 hours per week, this includes any time spent training at college or in the workplace.
Apprenticeships are a mixture of “on” and “off” the job training. The “off” the job training has to be equivalent to 20% of your paid employment.
Training for your qualification will take place either at your work or in College or a mixture of both, usually up to one day per week.
Apprenticeship are available in a variety of sectors, here at Kidderminster College we offer Apprenticeships in:
Social Media/Digital Marketing
Vehicle Re Spraying
Health & Social Care
Apprenticeships typically last between 1-5 years depending on the level, framework or standard, sector and your prior skills.
Many of our apprentices progress from one Apprenticeship level to another, in addition 99% of our apprentices stayed with their employer when the programme is complete.
This will be dependent on the type of Apprenticeship you are undertaking, some start in September, however many can start at any time throughout the year.
Apprenticeships are available to anyone over the age of 16, living in England.
There are different entry requirements depending on the sector, job and Apprenticeship programme.
You will receive a nationally recognised qualification relevant to the Apprenticeship.
In addition, if you have not achieved grade 4 (GCSE grade C) or above in GCSE maths, English and ICT you will be supported to undertake functional skills qualifications in these areas.
You can apply directly to vacancies on the Governments official Find an Apprenticeship website –
Alternatively you may already have an employer and can come to us direct.
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Kidderminster College is closed until further notice.
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