About apprenticeships

Apprenticeships - good for our businessBecome an apprentice

If you’re leaving school or college and unsure what to do next, why not check out an apprenticeship? With over 200 different types of apprenticeships across many industry sectors, there are more opportunities than ever before to earn while you learn.

The council recruits apprenticeships throughout the year. Visit our jobs page and sign up to job alerts using the keyword search ‘apprentice’.

Vacancies are also on the National Apprenticeship Service website and the Brighton and Hove Jobs apprenticeship pages.

Real jobs with training

Apprenticeships are real jobs and real careers with training. As paid employees, apprentices earn a wage and learn on the job. They go to college and work towards nationally recognised qualifications.

Many employers see apprentices as the best way of growing their business with loyal and qualified employees.

If you're over 16 you can apply to become an apprentice, whether you are unemployed, leaving school, are already in work or wanting to start a new career. Apprenticeships can offer a real alternative to university and higher education without fees.

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