Whether you’re a young person just
leaving school or an adult who’s looking at trying something new, BTEC Apprenticeships
are a great next step for your career.
You’ll need to be 16 or over to apply for an apprenticeship.
Here you can find out about the different ways you can get onto a BTEC Apprenticeship.
There are a number of different ways you can get
onto a BTEC Apprenticeship:
1. Search for vacancies
You can search for current Apprenticeship
vacancies through many job search sites. Find out where to start looking
Next Steps page.
2. FE Colleges
FE Colleges work with local employers to source
job vacancies and match apprentices to those jobs. You could contact
your local Further Education (FE) College to see what Apprenticeships
are available by checking out their website, or contacting them
3. Training Providers
There are a number of local training providers in
your area who will work with employers to take on apprentices. You can
find them through your local connexions office, through the National
Apprenticeships Service and also through local advertisements and
A number of well-known large UK-based employers
often recruit apprentices directly. For instance,
Flybe have a direct recruitment programme for apprentices. To apply
directly to a large employer, there are a number of routes to follow:
- Search for a company you are interested in working for and check the
recruitment areas of their website
- Keep your eye on the local jobs seen through newspapers and
- Write directly to an organisation enquiring if they would be willing
to take you on as an apprentice
Find out about the different types of