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About apprenticeships

Hands-on experience, a salary and the opportunity to train while you work


If you want to get your career going, an apprenticeship is a great place to start.

  • Get a real job and continue your education up to degree level
  • Earn a competitive salary while all your training is paid for
  • Get hands-on experience and learn skills that employers want

The right apprenticeship for you could be just around the corner. Interested?

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Real stories

If you’re wondering if an apprenticeship is for you, read what these apprentices have got to say...

Helen Mingaye, IT and Administration Manager

I didn’t really know what I wanted to do when I finished college, but I knew that I didn’t want to study full-time.

I wanted development opportunities and apprenticeships with NCLS were perfect for me. They offered the chance to study, work and develop.

Read more from Helen

Roger Mitchell, Norfolk  Fire & Rescue Service

It's quite a big commitment but has already proved beneficial to me and to my employer. I'm already putting into practice some of the techniques and skills I've learned.

It’s hard work but a really rewarding experience.

Read more from Roger

Norfolk County Council Adult Learning - National Apprenticeships Week 2020

Anthony Winsper - Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor Apprentice

Here is Anthony to tell you how being an apprentice has helped him learn, gain new skills and experience and have a good work-life balance.... just one of the many reasons you should consider an Apprenticeship!

Norfolk County Council Adult Learning - National Apprenticeships Week 2020

Kate Murrell - Level 5 Leadership & Management Apprentice

Apprenticeships have given Kate increased confidence & job satisfaction & has helped her team to understand how they can use management theory & models to improve their day to day practice.

Norfolk County Council Adult Learning - National Apprenticeships Week 2020

Marzena Kurek - Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprentice

Apprenticeships can also work to help you get back into an industry that you have had a break from for a while.... hear what other benefits enrolling on an Apprenticeship has brought Marzena

Norfolk County Council Adult Learning - National Apprenticeships Week 2020

Sophie Akerman - Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprentice

An apprenticeship is giving me the best of both worlds... hear why Sophie chose to study on an Apprenticeship even after she had graduated from university.

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