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Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships

If you want to become an apprentice you will need to show that you have the ability to complete the programme.

The entry requirements for Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships vary depending on the training provider and employer.

Intermediate Apprenticeship

For a Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship you may need to have gained GCSE qualifications depending on the employer and the job.

 If you haven't got Grade 4+ in English and Maths then you will need to continue with these subjects until you gain a GCSE or finish the apprenticeship.

Advanced Apprenticeships

For a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship you will need at least 5 GCSEs with grades 4-9. English and Maths grades 4 - 9 may be required.

The entry requirements for many Advanced apprenticeships are often A Levels or another Level 3 qualification such as BTEC. This is so you can develop your professional work experience and transferable skills.

Some professional areas such as training to be an accounting technician require everyone to start at Level 2 regardless of whether a student has A Levels or not.

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

Your career doesn’t have to stop after an Advanced Apprenticeship. If you want to go on to study at a higher level you will find many Higher Education institutions and colleges will value your skills and knowledge and there are also lots of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships - take  a look at the 'Higher Apprenticeships' section to find out more 

Apprenticeship vacancies

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