There is an abundance of information on apprenticeships available on the web.
Click on the links below to learn more about how you can get involved with the apprenticeship programme.
Apprenticeship Training Providers
- City of Bristol College – apprenticeships available at City of College
- Bath College – apprenticeships available at Bath College
- Weston College – apprenticeships available at Weston College
- South Gloucestershire and Stroud College – apprenticeships available at SGS College
- Construction Industry Training Board – information on apprenticeships within the construction industry.
- South West Apprenticeship Company – information and apprenticeships available at SWAC
- Western Training Provider Network – information and apprenticeships available at WTPN
- 2nd Chance Project – coachmakers offering apprenticeships and work-based learning for the sport, active leisure, health and well-being sector.
- Access to Music – courses in the musical and digital arts
- GP Skills Training Academy – information and training on a wide range of apprenticeships
- HIT Training – information and training on a wide range of apprenticeships
- Learndirect Limited – information and training on a wide range of apprenticeships
- Lifetime Training – information and training on a wide range of apprenticeships
- N Gaged Training and Recruitment – information and training on a wide range of apprenticeships
- On Site Bristol – information and apprenticeships within the construction industry
- Paragon Skills – information and training on a wide range of apprenticeships
- Reflections Training Academy – information and apprenticeships in the hairdressing industry
- S&B Automotive Academy – information and apprenticeships in the automotive industry
- T2 Apprenticeships – recruitment agency placing young people into apprenticeships.
- UK National Apprenticeship Service – information on employing or becoming an apprentice
- UK Employ an apprentice – information on how to employ an apprentice
- Apprenticeships YouTube channel – videos regarding apprenticeships
Extra Support for Employers
- West of England Growth Hub – support for local businesses looking to start, grow and export
- Business West – support for local businesses looking to start, grow and export
- Federation of Small Business (FSB) – help and advice for small businesses.
- Institute of Directors (IoD) – help and advice for businesses
- Invest in Bristol & Bath – help and advice for businesses looking to relocate to the West of England
- Apprenticeships that work – a guide book for employers looking to hire apprentices
Extra Support for Apprentices
- Apprenticeship case studies – Examples showing the breadth of apprenticeships available
- Finding an Apprenticeship guide – Government website with guidance on becoming an apprentice
- NAS learner brochure – benefits of becoming an apprentice
- Types of Apprenticeships– a list of the types of apprenticeships available and their levels.
- Apprenticeship vacancies – a guide on how to apply for an apprenticeship
- Apprenticeship Vacancy Service – Search facility to help young people find an apprenticeship
- National Careers Service – help to choose or change career skills tests, course search, job search advice, personalised help from careers advisers.
- Careers Pilot – your choices at 14, 16 and 18, routes to different qualifications and job sectors, and career tools to help you decide.
- Tomorrow’s Engineers– is more than a one stop shop for information and resources about the amazing careers available in engineering.
- Learning Partnership West– promoting learning, play and work to support communities, particularly those threatened by disadvantage and inequality.
- Careers Box– has a wealth of short films across a variety of industries to help young people make an informed choice.
- GoConstruct– advice for young people considering a career in the construction industry.
- The Shaw Trust –support for disabled and disadvantaged individuals
- The Princes Trust– help young people aged 13 to 30 get into jobs, education and training.
- Voscur Support Hub– support for those looking to work in the volunteer sector.
Extra Support for Parents
- Parent’s Guide to Apprenticeships– a useful guide to an apprenticeship’s main benefits.
- Search for an apprenticeship– a search engine detailing all apprenticeships in England
Extra Support for Teachers and Careers Advisers
- Amazing Apprenticeships– Apprenticeships explained
- West of England Skills Prospectus– How you can develop the skills employers need.
- Apprenticeships: teachers’ handbook and study material– Resources for teachers and careers advisers
- Inspiring Futures– Education and employers working together to inspire children.
- Skills Funding Agency– Brochures, factsheets and guides to download and print.