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Suffolk Apprenticeships

Case Study: Kayleigh Elmer

 

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Case Study: Holly Lewnz

 

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Case Study: Catherine Leahy

 

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Apprentice Alex Howe makes it into WorldSkills Squad UK!

 

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Apprenticeships

An Apprenticeship is an excellent way of getting started in your chosen career. You will have a paid job whilst also working towards an Apprenticeship in your industry area.

Discover more about our Apprenticeships

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Apprenticeships are Workbased meaning you gain valuable skills and experience from the employer you work for. They can take several years to complete and there are various levels, which Apprenticeships come in (Level 2 to 7). Employers make time available for your study, which will total a minimum of 20% off the job training.

It is an appealing route for many students because it begins with a job and gives you immediate work experience, which is valuable for future employment. Apprentices have listed other reasons why they choose them over full time college study:

Find out about the Apprenticeships we support at West Suffolk College.

Apprenticeship Facts

✔️ We are currently training over 1700 Apprentices
✔️ We are currently supporting over 1000 employers
✔️ We offer over 65 Apprenticeship Programmes
✔️ The average salary for Apprentices paid by the employers we support is £189.96 per week, meaning our vacancies are paying £53.46 per week on average more than the National Minimum Wage for Apprenticeships
✔️ Our biggest area for growth is Engineering / Manufacturing and Childcare based on recruitment in 2018/19