Getting in

Do you like the idea of training people, usually adults or older young people, to develop new skills?

Have you got knowledge of a subject or job you would like to share with others?

A job in training might be of interest to you.

Key facts

  • Many people start work in other sectors gaining in depth industry experience and then move in to training.
  • There are opportunities to become a trainer, such as an IT or sports trainer, teacher of English as a foreign language, apprenticeship trainer (if you have the subject knowledge) or to start your own training company.

Routes into this sector

There are various types of qualifications available at different levels.

There are jobs in this sector which require few qualifications to get started where you will receive training on the job through an apprenticeship or vocational course at a college, but to be a teacher you usually have to do a degree (however, there is a new teacher apprenticeship available if you already have a degree)

Use the Course Search

Use the relevant search options on our Course Search to find college and university courses as well as vacancies for apprenticeships.

More help finding courses and training

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