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FAQs


Below we've listed some of the most common FAQs about apprenticeships...

  • Why do an apprenticeship?

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    • It gives you the opportunity to work for an employer, earn a salary, and gain a qualification,
    • You will gain valuable work experience and transferable skills that will look great on your CV,
    • It's an opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification,
    • It's a great way to continue your education without being in school or college 5 days a week.
  • Will I get a job at the end of it?

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    • At the end of an Apprenticeship, which can last more than 3 years, you will get a national qualification that is recognised by employers around the world.
    • A high percentage of apprentices move on to a job after finishing their apprenticeship and often are employed by their apprenticeship employer.
    • Even if you don't stay with your apprenticeship employer, your qualification proves that you have excellent skills and experience which is attractive to future employers.
    • You will also have the choice of continuing your studies by going on to Higher Education at college or university.
  • What does an apprentice do?

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    • You will have a full-time job with a minimum of 30 hours a week, learning the skills you need by directly working with them.
    • Some Apprenticeships require you to go to college (or your Apprenticeship provider) one day a week, other Apprenticeships are all done online.
    • You’ll work towards recieving a nationally recognised qualification that showcases your new skills and talents.
  • What types of apprenticeship are there?

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    There are hundreds of different types - you can get an apprenticeship in almost any career! Listed below are typical subjects for apprenticeships, but there is nothing stopping you from approaching a business and asking them if they have any alternative opportunties if you have an idea what you want to do!

    The most common apprenticeships in the Bracknell Forest area are:

    • Childcare
    • Customer Service
    • Construction & Building
    • Hairdressing, Barbering, & Beauty Therapy
    • Health and Social Care
    • Healthcare Support Services
    • Hospitality and Catering
    • IT
    • Retail
    • Vehicle Maintenance
    • Manufacturing
    • Accountancy
    • Electrical Installation and Maintenance
    • Hospitality & Catering
    • Engineering
    • Warehouse and Distribution
    • Public Services

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