Apprenticeships allow you to earn whilst you learn. Whether you’re a new employee, or an existing employee studying an apprenticeship to boost your knowledge and skills, they can increase your career prospects. Here are just 5 reasons why people say they choose to study an apprenticeship:
As an apprentice, you will be paid at least minimum wage for apprentices (at least £3.90 per hour for those aged under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year).
Every apprenticeship scheme is designed by the employers within the industry, so you are actively working whilst learning – it’s not just reading from textbooks, you learn as you are actually doing your job.
Each apprenticeship offered at Capital City College Training is tailored to meet the needs of your employer, so you’ll gain invaluable experience, and increase your prospects of progressing within the organisation.
All apprenticeships offer industry-recognised qualifications and accreditations, as well as practical skills. Most require you to have English and Maths qualifications and, if you don’t have them already, will allow you
Apprenticeships are paid for by your employer and the
As a studying apprentice, you can also receive a range of special travel, retail and entertainment discounts, including discounted Oyster cards from Transport for London and council tax reductions.
The National Union of Students Apprentice Extra card allows you access to a range of in-store and online retail discounts
Find out more on the NUS site
A number of discounted travel options apply to young people and students in London:
Find out more from the TfL student guide to travel in London
Full-time students might not have to pay Council Tax. As an apprentice you could also qualify for a discount or apply for an exemption.
To find out more information see gov.uk council tax