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Apprenticeships advice and resources

Learn more about what apprenticeships have to offer your students with teaching advice and lesson activities for use in the classroom
#CareerGoals: Mechanical Design Engineer

Design engineer Adam tells us about his role and why he's glad he took the apprenticeship path over university.

For students
5 min read
A2 wall posters: university or apprenticeship?

Download your set of school posters, designed with The Student Room and National Apprenticeship Service, to adorn your classroom...

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Applying for an apprenticeship: what your students need to know

Teachers, support your students to apply for a work-based option after A-levels

Advice
5 min read
Can you do an apprenticeship in law?

A useful guide exploring apprenticeships in law, covering a range of roles from a paralegal to a solicitor.

For students
Everything you need to know about banking and finance apprenticeships

A free downloadable guide with information on banking and finance apprenticeships, where they can lead and where to apply for them.

For students
2 min read
Factsheet: higher and degree apprenticeships

A useful one-page classroom resource or poster on higher and degree apprenticeships.

Lesson activity
15 min read
Higher and degree apprenticeships guide

Download our free, comprehensive guide to higher and degree apprenticeships, covering everything from what your students can study...

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How much do you know about apprenticeships in 2019: what teachers said

We asked teachers about their knowledge of apprenticeships, and if they feel equipped to talk to students about them. Here’s what...

Advice
6 min read
How to prepare for a job interview

Whether it's a part-time job at uni or a full-time job after graduating, our job interview checklist guide covers the questions you...

For students
11 min read
How to write a cover letter

Why is a cover letter important and what should you say in yours? Make the right impression with our tips and examples.

For students
10 min read
Is a higher or degree apprenticeship right for you?

Like the idea of graduating in a cap and gown, while also having several years of work experience in the bag and no debts to pay...

For students
4 min read
Lesson activities: get your class thinking about apprenticeships

These activity ideas can help you to introduce your student to apprenticeships for Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 students.

For students
15 min read
The Banking and Finance Apprenticeship Guide

A free downloadable guide packed with information and advice on higher and degree banking apprenticeships including how to apply to...

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The Digital, Tech and IT Apprenticeship Guide

An introduction for your students to the possibilities of an apprenticeship in the digital, tech and IT sector.

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University vs apprenticeships: you decide

University students and apprentices talk through why they chose to study and work, while weighing up the pros and cons of their...

For students
1 min read
What are business apprenticeships?

Find out about degree apprenticeships in business and where they can lead you, in this free downloadable guide.

For students
2 min read
What are creative and media apprenticeships?

A free downloadable guide with information on creative and media apprenticeships and where they can take you.

For students
1 min read
What engineering apprenticeships are there?

A free downloadable guide with information on degree apprenticeships within the engineering sector.

For students
2 min read
What it’s like to do a degree apprenticeship?

Former apprentice James Gee who obtained a higher and degree apprenticeship within the IT sector from Capgemini gives the lowdown on...

For students
3 min read
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