Why should you do an Apprenticeship?

VQ offers high-quality apprenticeships delivered in close collaboration with both employers and learners. The number of individuals beginning an Apprenticeship programme stands at a record level. There are currently 675 new Apprenticeship qualifications available for individuals to study – these qualifications range from Level 2 (GCSE) to Level 7 (Masters Degree)Apprenticeships can unlock fabulous career opportunities, over 90% of Apprentices go into full-time work/higher level Apprenticeships upon the completion of their programme.

Apprenticeships offer learners the chance to acquire skills that can be used in any industry. Gaining these skills enables people to progress in their career choices at any stage of their lives. There is no maximum age limit to be an Apprentice, many managers and company directors enrol onto Apprenticeship programmes in order to enhance and develop their skills. For businesses, apprenticeships make strong commercial sense. They can support businesses to improve the quality of their products and services. They also allow employers to find and develop future talent and have people grow with the business.

Interesting Facts

  • Some of the country’s top employers are offering work experience, traineeships and apprenticeships to help give young people the best start in their career.
  • On average, individuals with an advanced apprenticeship earn between £77,000 and £117,000 more over their lifetime than similar individuals with Level 2 qualifications.
  • You have the opportunity to gain nationally-recognised qualifications whilst earning a salary!
  • 89% of apprentices are satisfied with their apprenticeship; 85% of apprentices said their ability to do the job had improved, and 83% of apprentices said their career prospects had improved.

Want to find out more about becoming an apprentice?

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