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Apprenticeships

June 20, 2022

Did you know that there are over 600 apprenticeships that can lead to a wide range of exciting career opportunities? If you didn’t, you do now! 

 

Already know what apprenticeship you’re looking for? Hit the apply now link to search and find the right path for you.

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Still unsure what you want to do? Don’t worry! We’ve put together a comprehensive list of apprenticeships by industry sector for you to explore. 

 

Apprenticeships are a great route into an industry of interest to you. They combine practical on the job training with off the job training so you can gain industry knowledge, experience and skills all while getting paid and working towards a nationally recognised qualification.

 

Agriculture, environmental and animal care apprenticeships

Interested in working outdoors in nature or with the environment? Passionate about looking after animals? Although you might think it’s all about muddy boots, there’s much more to the sector. You could be at the forefront of supplying the UK with food, looking after our furry friends (who are actually more like family members) or implementing flood protection measures.

Person Standing Near a Plant

Roles include:

  • Horticulture and landscaping
  • Arboriculturist
  • Forester
  • Dog groomer
  • Fisher
  • Livestock
  • Veterinary nurse
  • Farm worker
  • Countryside ranger
  • Underkeeper
  • Florist
  • Agriculture or horticulture
  • Sustainability
  • Golf course / greenkeeper
  • Countryside worker
  • Water environment worker
  • Keeper and aquarist
  • Farrier
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental practitioner
  • Packhouse line leader
  • Animal trainer
  • Animal care and welfare assistant
  • Poultry technician
  • Senior / equine groom
  • Crop technician
  • Poultry worker
  • Pest control technician
  • Arborist
  • Sports turf operative
  • Land-based service engineer or technician

 

Business and administration apprenticeships

A career in business and administration can lead to a variety of directions, from working as a manager to providing organisations with human resources, liaising with experts to form government policy and everything in between. There are lots of options within business and administration.

Man at a laptop in an office

Roles include:

  • Data protection and information governance practitioner
  • Corporate responsibility and sustainability practitioner
  • Senior people professional
  • Quality practitioner
  • Operational research specialist
  • Trade union official
  • Systems thinking practitioner
  • Coaching professional
  • Information manager
  • Career development professional
  • Public sector compliance Investigator and officer
  • Employability practitioner
  • Improvement leader
  • Library, information and archive services assistant
  • Improvement specialist
  • Learning and development practitioner
  • Learning and development consultant business partner
  • Revenues and welfare benefits practitioner
  • Project manager
  • Regulatory compliance officer
  • Community energy specialist
  • Improvement practitioner
  • Improvement technician
  • Senior leader
  • School business professional
  • Policy officer
  • Leisure duty manager
  • Recruitment consultant
  • Recruitment resourcer
  • Business administrator
  • HR support / consultant partner
  • Associate project manager
  • Team leader or supervisor
  • Operations or departmental manager
  • Junior management consultant
  • Chartered manager
  • Public service operational delivery officer
  • Dental practice manager

 

Catering and hospitality apprenticeships

Are you passionate about cooking or providing exceptional customer service? Why not turn your passion into a career in catering and hospitality? There are a wide range of job roles available, from helping people from all backgrounds working as front of house to cooking and showcasing your chef skills.

 

Bartender pouring wine into glass

Roles include:

  • Senior culinary chef
  • Production chef
  • Maritime caterer
  • Hospitality manager
  • Baker
  • Chef de partie
  • Hospitality supervisor
  • Senior production chef
  • Hospitality team member
  • Commis chef

 

Construction apprenticeships

Construction is a multi-billion pound industry that offers a diverse range of career opportunities. Whether you’re interested in painting, bricklaying, quantity surveying, civil engineering and much more – there’s so much that the industry can offer including management roles!

Modern buildings under constructions in city

Roles include:

  • Construction support technician
  • Lightning protection operative
  • Fire safety engineer
  • Chartered landscape professional
  • Stonemason
  • Fall protection technician
  • Town planning assistant
  • Mastic asphalter
  • Land referencer
  • Construction plant operative
  • Landscape technician
  • Telecoms field operative
  • BEMS (building energy management systems) controls engineer
  • Curtain wall installer
  • Plasterer
  • Roofer
  • Smart home technician
  • Design and construction management
  • Fenestration installer
  • Construction design and build technician
  • Construction site management
  • Construction site supervisor
  • Construction quantity surveyor
  • Construction assembly and installation operative
  • Road surfacing operative
  • Construction quantity surveying technician
  • Interior systems installer
  • Acoustics technician
  • Transport planner
  • Building control surveyor
  • Facilities services operative
  • Tramway construction operative
  • Chartered town planner
  • Wireless communications rigger
  • Groundworker
  • Hire controller (plant, tools and equipment)
  • Wall and floor tiler
  • Structural steelwork erector
  • Engineering construction erector rigger
  • Floorlayer
  • Structural steelwork fabricator
  • Industrial coatings applicator
  • Powered pedestrian door installer and service engineer
  • Fencing installer
  • Demolition operative
  • Highways maintenance skilled operative
  • Formworker
  • Military engineering construction technician
  • Asbestos analyst and surveyor
  • Architect
  • Architectural assistant
  • Painter and decorator
  • Piling attendant
  • Bricklayer
  • Civil engineering site management
  • Building services engineering site management
  • Building services engineering technician
  • Scaffolder
  • Facilities manager
  • Construction site engineering technician
  • Senior and head of facilities management
  • Geospatial mapping and science specialist
  • Geospatial survey technician
  • Carpentry and joinery
  • Advanced carpentry and joinery
  • Commercial thermal insulation operative
  • Industrial thermal insulation technician
  • Tunnelling operative
  • Plumbing and domestic heating technician
  • Lifting technician
  • Engineering construction pipefitter
  • Building services design engineer
  • Civil engineer
  • Civil engineering technician
  • Digital engineering technician
  • Building services engineering ductwork installer
  • Building services engineering service and maintenance engineer
  • Building services engineering ventilation hygiene technician
  • Building services engineering ductwork craftsperson
  • Building services engineering technician
  • Building services engineering craftsperson
  • Steel fixer
  • Facilities management supervisor
  • Highways electrician or service operative
  • Highway electrical maintenance and installation operative
  • Fire emergency and security systems technician
  • Transport planning technician
  • Building services engineering installer
  • Gas engineering operative
  • Junior energy manager
  • Installation electrician and maintenance electrician
  • Refrigeration air conditioning and heat pump engineering technician
  • Surveying technician
  • Chartered surveyor
  • Dual fuel smart meter installer
  • Property maintenance operative

 

Creative and design apprenticeships

From photography to graphic design, games design, fashion, journalism and much more! If you’re ready for a career that enables you to unleash your creative side, then a career in this industry could be right up your street!

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Roles include:

  • Journalist
  • Archivist and records manager
  • Stained glass craftsperson
  • Post production engineer
  • VFX artist or technical director
  • VFX supervisor
  • Assistant recording technician
  • Costume performance technician
  • Jewellery, silversmithing, and allied trades professional
  • Media production co-ordinator
  • Bookbinder
  • Junior VFX artist (generalist)
  • Senior journalist
  • Camera prep technician
  • Junior advertising creative
  • Historic environment advisor
  • Junior animator
  • Curator
  • Broadcast and media systems technician
  • Blacksmith
  • Registrar (creative and cultural)
  • Clock maker
  • Storyboard artist
  • Creative industries production manager
  • Assistant puppet maker
  • Bespoke furniture maker
  • Garment maker
  • Props technician
  • Archaeological specialist
  • Broadcast and media systems technical operator
  • Cultural heritage conservator
  • Museums and galleries technician
  • Post production technical operator
  • Historic environment advice assistant
  • Photographic assistant
  • Archaeological technician
  • Cultural heritage conservation technician
  • Fashion studio assistant
  • Cultural learning and participation officer
  • Leather craftsperson
  • Live event technician
  • Broadcast and media systems engineer
  • Publishing assistant
  • Watchmaker
  • Creative venue technician
  • Organ builder
  • Bespoke saddler
  • Junior content producer
  • Spectacle maker
  • Broadcast production assistant
  • Junior 2D artist (visual effects)
  • Assistant technical director (visual effects)
  • Outside broadcasting engineer
  • Bespoke tailor and cutter
  • Live event rigger

 

Digital and ICT apprenticeships

Ready to switch on your career in a fast-paced and ever changing environment? Digital and ICT careers guarantee just that! Whether you’re working for a tech giant or a savvy start up, the opportunities are endless. From cybersecurity to AI, data and much more.

Happy woman sitting at table with laptop

Roles include:

  • Applications support lead
  • Game programmer
  • Digital accessibility specialist
  • Cyber security technologist
  • Information communications technician
  • Radio network technician
  • Data technician
  • Artificial intelligence (AI) data specialist
  • Cyber security technician
  • DevOps engineer
  • Creative digital design professional
  • Digital user experience (UX) professional
  • Digital community manager
  • Network cable installer
  • Digital support technician
  • IT solutions technician
  • Cyber security technical professional
  • Data scientist
  • Digital and technology solutions specialist
  • Business analyst
  • Software development technician
  • Software tester
  • Data analyst
  • Digital and technology solutions professional
  • Network engineer
  • Software developer

 

Education and childcare apprenticeships

Are you passionate about helping young people and children to reach their full potential? From working in early years to becoming a teacher, kick-start your career in education and childcare to inspire the next generation.

Woman Reading A Book To The Children

Roles include:

  • Early years lead practitioner
  • Education technician (he assistant technician and simulation-based technician)
  • Early years practitioner
  • Early years educator
  • Assessor coach
  • Learning mentor
  • Learning and skills teacher
  • Teaching assistant
  • Academic professional
  • Teacher

 

Engineering and manufacturing apprenticeships

Ready to engineer your career? Whether you’re interested in working with nuclear reactors, manufacturing, automotive or aerospace engineering, there is a whole range of exciting career paths to choose from. Explore your options below.

Engineers in Workshop

Roles include:

  • Lifting equipment technician
  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Project controls professional
  • Print operative
  • Healthcare engineering specialist technician
  • Asset manager
  • Marine electrician
  • Nuclear reactor desk engineer
  • Electro-mechanical engineer
  • Signage technician
  • Engineer surveyor
  • Space engineering technician
  • Material cutter
  • Water process operative
  • Knitted product manufacturing technician
  • Railway engineering design technician
  • Construction equipment maintenance mechanic
  • Power and propulsion gas turbine engineer
  • Ordnance munitions and explosives specialist
  • Lift truck and powered access engineering technician
  • Metal recycling technical manager (MRTM)
  • Tool process design engineer
  • Water network operative
  • Ordnance munitions explosives technician
  • Compressed air and vacuum technician
  • Stairlift, platform lift, service lift electromechanic
  • Textile technical specialist
  • Engineering manufacturing technician
  • Advanced upholsterer
  • Fenestration fabricator
  • New furniture product developer
  • Advanced furniture CNC technician
  • Mineral products technician
  • Fitted furniture design technician
  • Through life engineering services specialist
  • Lean manufacturing operative
  • Plate welder
  • Pipe welder
  • Commercial catering equipment technician
  • Materials science technologist
  • Marine surveyor
  • Automation and controls engineering technician
  • Electronic systems principal engineer
  • Wood product manufacturing operative
  • Print technician
  • Technical dyer and colourist
  • Drinks dispense technician
  • Marine technical superintendent
  • Food and drink engineer
  • Vehicle damage assessor
  • Vehicle damage mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) technician
  • Vehicle damage paint technician
  • Vehicle damage panel technician
  • Materials process engineer
  • Process leader
  • Manufacturing manager
  • Water treatment technician
  • Lift and escalator electromechanic
  • Metal fabricator
  • Engineering fitter
  • Mineral and construction product sampling and testing operations
  • Metal casting, foundry and patternmaking technician
  • Maritime mechanical and electrical mechanic
  • Fashion and textiles pattern cutter
  • Specialist tyre operative
  • Fashion and textiles product technologist
  • Motorcycle technician (repair and maintenance)
  • Risk and safety management professional
  • Engineering operative
  • Rail and rail systems engineer
  • Propulsion technician
  • Heritage engineering technician
  • Bicycle mechanic
  • Mineral processing weighbridge operator
  • Sewing machinist
  • Ordnance munitions and explosives (OME) professional
  • Metal recycling general operative
  • Rail and rail systems senior engineer
  • Automotive glazing technician
  • Rail and rail systems principal engineer
  • Packaging
  • Textile care operative
  • Brewer
  • Footwear manufacturer
  • Autocare technician
  • Abattoir worker
  • Textile manufacturing operative
  • Food and drink advanced engineer
  • Science industry process and plant engineer
  • Science manufacturing process operative
  • Nuclear operative
  • Marine engineer
  • High speed rail and infrastructure technician
  • Electrical power networks engineer
  • Electrical, electronic product service and installation engineer
  • Non-destructive testing engineer
  • Process automation engineer
  • Project controls technician
  • Mineral processing mobile and static plant operator
  • Accident repair technician
  • Post graduate engineer
  • Engineering technician
  • Nuclear technician
  • Composites technician
  • Advanced dairy technologist
  • Maintenance and operations engineering technician
  • Electrical power protection and plant commissioning engineer
  • Aviation maintenance mechanic (military)
  • Bus and coach engineering technician
  • Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician
  • Road transport engineering manager
  • Furniture manufacturer
  • Food and drink technical operator
  • Food and drink process operator
  • Non-destructive testing (NDT) operator
  • Aircraft certifying technician
  • Embedded electronic systems design and development engineer
  • Survival equipment fitter
  • Papermaker
  • Engineering design and draughtsperson
  • General welder (arc processes)
  • Rail engineering
  • Boatbuilder
  • Non-destructive testing engineering technician
  • Gas network craftsperson
  • Motor vehicle service and maintenance technician (light vehicle)
  • Gas network operative
  • Utilities engineering technician
  • Systems engineer
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Aerospace software development engineer
  • Science industry maintenance technician
  • Nuclear health physics monitor
  • Nuclear scientist and nuclear engineer
  • Water process technician
  • Nuclear welding inspection technician
  • Science manufacturing technician
  • Food and drink maintenance engineer
  • Power network craftsperson
  • Control technical support engineer
  • Electrical or electronic technical support engineer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Product design and development engineer

 

Hair and beauty apprenticeships

Take your talent to the next level. From high street hair salons, luxury spas to getting actors and actresses ready for film and television, there’s so much to choose from!

Beauty salon

Roles include:

  • Wellbeing and holistic therapist
  • Advanced beauty therapist
  • Advanced and creative hair professional
  • Nail services technician
  • Beauty and make up consultant
  • Beauty therapist
  • Hair professional

 

Health, science and care apprenticeships

From caring for people from all walks of life to working in a laboratory on the latest pharmaceuticals, you’ll be at the forefront of making a positive difference to the lives of people.

Science test tubes

 

Roles include:

  • Youth worker
  • Play therapist
  • Early intervention practitioner
  • Youth support worker
  • Lead practitioner in adult care
  • Leader in adult care
  • Church minister
  • Social worker
  • Children, young people and families manager
  • Children, young people and families practitioner
  • Adult care worker
  • Lead adult care worker
  • Mortuary technician
  • Outdoor learning specialist
  • Medical statistician
  • Community health and wellbeing worker
  • Enhanced clinical practitioner
  • Sports coach
  • Orthodontic therapist
  • Clinical scientist
  • Clinical pharmacology scientist
  • Midwife
  • Clinical associate in psychology
  • Forensic collision investigator
  • Health and care intelligence specialist
  • Hygiene specialist
  • Clinical dental technician
  • Healthcare cleaning operative
  • Specialist community public health nurse
  • Physician associate
  • Public health practitioner
  • District nurse
  • Health play specialist
  • Sonographer
  • Advanced forensic practitioner (custody or sexual offence)
  • Associate continuing healthcare practitioner
  • Pharmacy technician
  • Dietitian
  • Speech and language therapist
  • Environmental health practitioner
  • Research scientist
  • Sporting excellence professional
  • Therapeutic radiographer
  • Clinical coder
  • Nursing associate
  • Diagnostic radiographer
  • Arts therapist
  • Psychological wellbeing practitioner
  • Hearing aid dispenser
  • Oral health practitioner
  • Leisure team member
  • Registered nurse degree
  • Bioinformatics scientist
  • Pharmacy services assistant
  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Midwife
  • Regulatory affairs specialist
  • Prosthetic and orthotic technician
  • Prosthetist and orthotist
  • Outdoor activity instructor
  • Mammography associate
  • Personal trainer
  • Paramedic
  • Senior metrology technician
  • Technician scientist
  • Clinical trials specialist
  • Operating department practitioner
  • Ambulance support worker (emergency, urgent and non-urgent)
  • Podiatrist
  • Advanced clinical practitioner
  • Community sport and health officer
  • Optical assistant
  • Rehabilitation worker (visual impairment)
  • Laboratory scientist
  • Community activator coach
  • Metrology technician
  • Food industry technical professional
  • Animal technologist
  • Registered nurse
  • Healthcare science practitioner
  • Associate ambulance practitioner
  • Healthcare science associate
  • Senior healthcare support worker
  • Food technologist
  • Healthcare support worker
  • Healthcare assistant practitioner
  • Healthcare science assistant
  • Dental nurse
  • Dental technician
  • Laboratory technician

 

Legal, finance and accounting apprenticeships

Whether you’re looking after an organisations finances and accounts or advising them on legal issues, there are lots of different career options available.

Woman Uses Calculator

 

Roles include:

  • Payroll assistant manager
  • Debt adviser
  • Senior professional economist (integrated degree)
  • Accounts or finance assistant
  • Professional economist (integrated degree)
  • Internal audit professional
  • Internal audit practitioner
  • Payroll administrator
  • Senior investment and commercial banking professional
  • Actuary
  • Financial services professional
  • Probate technician
  • Motor finance specialist
  • Accountancy or taxation professional
  • Senior insurance professional
  • Financial adviser
  • Advanced credit controller and debt collection specialist
  • Compliance and risk officer
  • Senior compliance and risk specialist
  • Assistant accountant
  • Professional accounting or taxation technician
  • Credit controller and collector
  • Mortgage adviser
  • Insurance professional
  • Insurance practitioner
  • Paraplanner
  • Conveyancing technician
  • Licensed conveyancer
  • Chartered legal executive
  • Paralegal
  • Solicitor
  • Financial services customer adviser
  • Investment operations administrator
  • Senior financial services customer adviser
  • Workplace pensions (administrator or consultant)
  • Investment operations technician
  • Investment operations specialist
  • Actuarial technician
  • Financial services administrator

 

Protective services apprenticeships

Do you want to make a real difference to communities? Whether working as a police officer reducing crime and keeping people safe or working in supporting roles at HM forces, you’ll be at the heart of protecting the UK.

 

Ambulance

Roles include:

  • Anti-social behaviour and community safety officer
  • Youth justice practitioner
  • Non home office police officer
  • Serious and complex crime investigator
  • Fire safety inspector
  • Counter fraud investigator
  • Specialist rescue operative
  • Community safety advisor
  • Intelligence analyst
  • Security first line manager
  • Police community support officer
  • Custody and detention officer
  • Emergency service contact handling
  • Safety, health and environment technician
  • Police constable
  • Business fire safety advisor
  • Operational firefighter
  • HM forces serviceperson (public services)

 

Sales, marketing and procurement apprenticeships

If you’re looking for a challenging but rewarding career then sales, marketing and procurement could be just what you’re looking for. Whether working as a fundraiser towards a good cause, in digital marketing getting clients or the organisation you work for the best results or sales helping find solutions to your customers needs.

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Roles include:

  • Market research executive
  • Procurement and supply assistant
  • Fundraiser
  • Assistant buyer and assistant merchandiser
  • Marketing assistant
  • Buying and merchandising assistant
  • Funeral director
  • Funeral team member
  • Bid and proposal co-ordinator
  • Retail leadership
  • Advertising and media executive
  • Sales executive
  • Marketing executive
  • Marketing manager
  • Junior estate agent
  • Business to business sales professional
  • Digital marketer
  • Customer service specialist
  • Trade supplier
  • Public relations and communications assistant
  • Commercial procurement and supply (formerly Public sector commercial professional)
  • Fishmonger
  • Event assistant
  • Advanced butcher
  • Retail manager
  • IT technical salesperson
  • Retail team leader
  • Customer service practitioner
  • Travel consultant
  • Retailer
  • Housing and property management assistant
  • Senior housing and property management
  • Housing and property management

 

Transport and logistics apprenticeships

Transport and logistics is at the heart of keeping the world moving! Employees in this industry make sure the right products get from A to B on time.

 

Men Working in a Warehouse

Roles include:

  • Express delivery sortation hub operative
  • Urban driver
  • Officer of the watch (near coastal)
  • Aviation ground handler
  • Aviation customer service operative
  • Transport and warehouse operations supervisor
  • Aviation movement specialist
  • Harbour master
  • Boatmaster
  • Express delivery manager
  • Air traffic controller
  • First officer pilot
  • Supply chain leadership professional
  • Marina and boatyard operative
  • Waste resource operative
  • Port operative
  • Express delivery operative
  • Workboat crewmember
  • Cabin crew
  • Marine Pilot
  • Train driver
  • Port marine operations officer
  • International freight forwarding specialist
  • Network operations
  • Passenger transport operations manager
  • Supply chain practitioner (fast moving consumer good)
  • Passenger transport operative
  • Passenger transport driver – bus, coach and tram
  • Rail infrastructure operator
  • Aviation operations manager
  • Supply chain operator
  • Supply chain warehouse operative
  • Large goods vehicle (LGV) driver C + E
  • Aviation ground specialist
  • Aviation ground operative
  • Seafarer (deck rating)

 

To learn more about the different apprenticeships visit: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/

 

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