Apprenticeships

Hairdressing and Beauty - Various
Location: Nelson
Area: Hairdressing and Beauty
Wage: TBC

Contact the Apprenticeship Team for more details in 01282 440 319 or email apprenticeships@nelson.ac.uk

Sports and Leisure - Various
Location: Nelson
Area: Sports and Leisure
Wage: TBC

Contact the Apprenticeship Team for more details on 01282 440 319 or apprenticeships@nelson.ac.uk

Catering and Hospitality - Various
Location: Nelson
Area: Catering and Hospitality
Wage: TBC

Contact the Apprenticeship Team for more details on 01282 440 319 or apprenticeships@nelson.ac.uk

Business and Professional Services - Heritage Envelopes Ltd
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Location: Blackburn
Area: Business and Professional Services
Wage: £3.90 PH

The successful candidate will undertake the following duties on a daily basis: Distribute incoming mail, Answering telephones throughout the day, Enveloping and franking ...

Childcare and Education - Flavours Cookery School
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Location: Whalley
Area: Childcare and Education
Wage: £3.90 PH

There is always something exciting happening at the Flavours Cookery School; from regular public lessons and events to birthday parties and tasting nights. When working f...

Retail, Sales and Customer Service - Blackburn Tile Centre
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Location: Blackburn
Area: Retail, Sales and Customer Service
Wage: £3.90 PH

The successful candidate will: Provide World Class Customer Service to all clients over the phone and in person at our showrooms based in Blackburn and Burnley, Meet with...

Hairdressing and Beauty - Limelight Hairdressing Ltd
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Location: Clitheroe
Area: Hairdressing and Beauty
Wage: £3.90 PH

Customer service is of upmost importance to Limelight Hairdressing and they want you to feel relaxed, comfortable and confident in a friendly and professional atmosphere....

Business and Professional Services - Cheetham Jackson Ltd
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Location: Clitheroe
Area: Business and Professional Services
Wage: £3.90 PH

The role will entail supporting all areas of the Client Fulfilment team in the Clitheroe office, from efficiently processing all areas of customer service and administrat...

Engineering and Manufacturing - Lancashire Sock Manufacturing Company
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Location: Bacup
Area: Engineering and Manufacturing
Wage: £7.50 PH

The successful candidate's duties will include: Working with production operatives throughout the factory, Completing all tasks from the bottom up- including cleaning, sw...

Business and Professional Services - Surteco UK limited
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Location: Burnley
Area: Business and Professional Services
Wage: TBC

For more information about this vacancy, contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01282 440 319 or email apprenticeships@nelson.ac.uk

Business and Professional Services - Hygenic Plastic Supplies - The Lettings Cloud
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Location: Padiham
Area: Business and Professional Services
Wage: £3.90 PH

The successful candidates working week will be varied and interesting, youll be fully immersed in both businesses. Day to day tasks will include: Creating well written, ...

Business and Professional Services - Advocacy Focus
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Location: Accrington
Area: Business and Professional Services
Wage: £3.90 PH

The post holder will assist in raising the profile of the organisation to commissioners, customers and health and social care professionals. The Marketing Apprentice will...

Motor Vehicle - Southfield RCV Services Ltd
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Location: Nelson
Area: Motor Vehicle
Wage: £3.90 PH

The successful candidate will work with all aspects of repairing vehicles, including: Diagnostics, MOT, Servicing, Electrics, In house cleaning on a daily basi, Eventuall...

Business and Professional Services - Businesswise Solutions Ltd
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Location: Nelson
Area: Business and Professional Services
Wage: £3.90 PH

As an Energy Administration Assistant - Bureau, you will have the opportunity to get involved in the following areas: Understand the capabilities of the Energy Management...

Facilities Services - Three Rivers Park Ltd
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Location: West Bradford
Area: Facilities Services
Wage: £4.00 PH

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities within their Apprenticeship: Strimming, mowing, weeding, tidying of greenery, maintaining the general st...

Childcare and Education - Evergreen Futures Ltd
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Location: Preston
Area: Childcare and Education
Wage: £3.90 PH

The successful candidate will have the following role and responsibilities: Deliver a high standard of learning, development and care for children aged 2-4 years old. To ...

Business and Professional Services - La Glacier
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Location: Blackburn
Area: Business and Professional Services
Wage: £3.90 PH

La Glacier have social media sites that regularly need updating to let customers know about their new products. They also may require support with customer queries. They...

FAQs

What is an Apprenticeship?
An Apprenticeship is a real job with training. You can earn while working towards achieving a nationally recognised qualification linked to your chosen career. Apprenticeships are equivalent to a full-time academic qualification and there are a wide range of areas you can complete an Apprenticeship in.
What are the benefits of an Apprenticeship?
Earning a salary, training in the skills employers want, excellent progression opportunities, increased future earning potential, learning at a pace suited to you with the support of a mentor.
How much will I get paid?
All Apprentices receive at least the National Apprenticeship Minimum Wage of £3.90* per hour in the first year. However some employers do choose to pay more.
What grades do I need to do an Apprenticeship?
Intermediate Apprenticeship - 4 GCSEs at grade D or above (one in English or Maths) or equivalent. Advanced Apprenticeship - 5 GCSEs at grade C or above (one in English or Maths) or successful completion of an Intermediate Apprenticeship, or equivalent. These requirements are subject to change and may also differ to meet the needs of the employer. As well as a College interview, progression onto an Apprenticeship is subject to an employer interview. Don’t worry if you didn’t get the required grades, we can work with you to find a suitable route on to your Apprenticeship.
Am I guaranteed a job?
No, however nationally 90% of Apprentices stay in employment after finishing their Apprenticeship*, with many staying with the same employer, offering you a real future.
How many hours a week do I work?
All Apprentices work at least 30 hours a week, getting involved in all aspects of the business, gaining industry skills and learning from experienced staff.
How long will it last?
Apprenticeships typically last for one to four years depending on the area of study. The majority of Apprenticeships last for two years.
Is it easy?
It’s not the easy option! All Apprentices are expected to conduct themselves professionally in the workplace and must be conscientious in their work, attendance and timekeeping. We offer pre-Apprenticeship support to help guide you in developing the skills and qualities desired by employers, however a desire to work and further your skills is essential!
What does an Apprenticeship involve?
Training combines off the job study (usually at College) with learning and development in the workplace.
Can an Apprenticeship lead to university?
Yes! A growing number of Apprentices also go onto Higher Apprenticeships to gain degree level qualifications, but without the expense of going to university.
What do employers expect from an Apprentice?
All Apprentices are expected to conduct themselves professionally in the workplace and must be conscientious in their work, attendance and timekeeping. Our unique Pre-Apprenticeship support package will help guide you in developing skills and qualities desired by employers, however a desire to work and further your skills is essential!