Apprenticeship participation now stands at a record high
In the 2016/17 academic year, 491,300 students started an apprenticeship, and 121,250 of those were under 19 years old.
If you are undecided about university, or interested in an apprenticeship, make sure you follow us online and search for #NAW2018 to get involved. Here are four steps to help them discover whether an apprenticeship is the right option for them.
Step 1 – Explore apprenticeships
If students are interested in apprenticeships, get them signed up for UCAS updates We’ll make sure they’re aware of all their options, and provide them with timely, relevant advice based on what they’re interested in.
Step 2 – Get inspired
With inspirational, bite-sized talks, and a dedicated area featuring some of the UK’s biggest employers and organisations – including Google, Rolls Royce, KPMG, and the National Apprenticeship Service – there are loads of opportunities for students at this year’s Manchester, London, and Birmingham events. See what’s happening at your local event
Step 3 – Get informed
Visit our Apprenticeships hub – it covers everything from the different types of apprenticeships, to how to find and apply for them, advantages and disadvantages, and much more.
Step 4 – Search for apprenticeship vacancies
Choosing the right apprenticeship is important. Students should read our advice on how to find the perfect one, and explore higher and degree apprenticeship vacancies in England using our apprenticeship search tool. They can also sign up to receive apprenticeship vacancy alerts.