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Apprenticeships by Catherine Dawson

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Chapter Two

The different levels of apprenticeship

There are different levels of apprenticeship available, depending on your age, competence and where you live and wish to train in the UK. Some of these schemes are college-based and available for young people, whereas others are work-based and available for people of all ages. Apprenticeships are also available for people with disabilities. These schemes are described in this chapter.

Young Apprenticeships (England and Wales)

In 2011 the Young Apprenticeship scheme is a programme in England and Wales that offers the opportunity for young people aged 14–16 to take industry-specific vocational or vocationally related qualifications alongside their programme of GCSEs. On this programme school ...

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