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Apprenticeships and school leaver schemes

There are hundreds of apprenticeships available within 10 miles of Cotham School, including several at Higher or Degree level.  Find our what they are here

 

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk is the UK's leading website showing the opportunities that exist outside of traditional university e.g. apprenticeships, sponsored degrees, diplomas, gap years, distance learning and jobs. Many large national and international employers advertise their opportunities on this site.

 

Here's an easy way to explore local apprenticeships and filter them by level:  https://www.careersnearhere.com/apprenticeship

You can explore them by sector here: https://www.careersnearhere.com

Here are some excellent apprenticeship opportunities that are open at present:


Airbus apprenticeships in business, finance and IT, as well as engineering are now open for application: http://company.airbus.com/careers/apprentices-and-pupils/In-the-United-Kingdom.html

 


Rolls Royce are holding an Apprentice and School Leaver open evening for Y11-Y13 students on Tues. 27 Nov. from 6:00-8:00pm in Filton, BS34 6QA. For more information see https://careers.rolls-royce.com/united-kingdom/students-and-graduates/apprenticeships-and-school-leavers and to register for the open evening see https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rolls-royce-apprentice-open-evening-2018-bristol-tickets-51750288506 

 


Atkins SNC-Lavalin
 are offering a Bristol-based project management higher level apprenticeship. They also have apprenticeships in immersive media design, digital engineering, cybersecurity, and junior management consultancy. See  https://careers.atkinsglobal.com/start-your-dream-career-now-with-an-apprenticeship-at-snc-lavalin-s-atkins-business

 


Wessex Water
 are offering 40 engineering and construction based apprenticeships, to start in late summer 2019. More info. here:  https://www.wessexwater.co.uk/technicalapprenticeships

 

 
IT
apprenticeships up to degree level are available with: 
IBM  https://www-05.ibm.com/employment/uk-en/school_leaver.html
and CGI  https://www.cgi-group.co.uk/careers/school-and-college-leavers/apprentices

 

ACCOUNTANCY & BUSINESS SERVICES apprenticeships, including higher and degree level, are available locally with:

Deloitte  https://www2.deloitte.com/uk/en/pages/careers/articles/brightstart-business-apprenticeship-scheme.html
EY  https://ukcareers.ey.com/students/programmes/apprenticeships
PwC are having an open evening for Y11-Y13 students and their parents on Wed 28 Nov. from 5.00-7.00pm at their Glass Wharf offices, BS2 0FR, where you can learn about their higher and degree level apprenticeship schemes. Register to attend here:  http://www.careersschools.pwc.co.uk/Events/ShowEvent/Bristol-Office-School-Leaver-Open-Day/892262
RSM  https://www.rsmuk.com/careers/students/school-leaver-apprenticeship
Saffery Champness  https://eu1.advorto.com/SafferyChampnessGrad/VacancyInformation.aspx?VId=23232  fromhttps://www.saffery.com/careers/school-leavers

 

   
LEGAL
apprenticeships, including up to solicitor level, are available with:
Burges Salmon  https://www.burges-salmon.com/careers/apprenticeships
and RPC Bristol  https://www.rpc.co.uk/careers/early-careers/legal-apprenticeship

 


On Site Bristol 
are holding an Open Evening about their construction apprenticeships on Wed.28 Nov. from 5.00-7.30pm at the Create Centre in Hotwells, BS1 6XN. No need to book.​​​​​​

 

 www.allaboutschoolleavers.co.uk is a good site for school leaver opportunities, including current apprenticeships and school leaver programmes, the latest school leaver job news, and advice to help you get where you want to go.

 

 

Other Useful Information and Links

 

Which? University has a useful Guide to Higher & Degree Apprenticeships which can be downloaded from here: https://university.which.co.uk/teachers/introduce-higher-education-options/higher-and-degree-apprenticeships-guide-download#option1

 

TARGETcareers has created a new guide to help parents support their children in future career decisions, in particular, those wanting to explore apprenticeships in finance, business, engineering and IT.  It can be viewed here: Paths to Professional Careers – a Parent’s Guide 

Levels of Apprenticeships

Name

Level

Equivalent educational level

Intermediate

2

GCSE

Advanced

3

A level

Higher

4, 5, 6 

Foundation degree and above

Degree

6 and 7

Bachelor’s or master’s degree

Top tip: Many lower graded apprenticeships are actually a stepping stone to a much higher career level. Many companies offer successful applicants the chance to progress through to Level 4 (Higher) apprenticeships and beyond, into management.