Apprenticeships, traineeships and internships

Hiring and training opportunities, pay and conditions, finding someone for your business, guidance and templates for employers.

General information and guidance

  1. 16 to 19 study programmes: work experience

    Guidance on post-16 work experience for education and training providers.

  2. Apprenticeship accountability statement

    The roles and responsibilities of all organisations involved in regulating apprenticeships.

  3. Apprenticeship end-point assessments

    A collection of documents showing Ofqual's approach to external quality assurance of end-point assessments.

  4. Apprenticeships reforms: guide for schools

    Information about apprenticeships, and how the apprenticeship levy and public sector apprenticeship target apply to schools in England.

  5. Apprenticeships: resources for teachers and advisers

    Resources to help teachers and careers advisers offer information, advice and guidance to young people, about apprenticeships.

  6. NAW 2017: templates

    A range of branded resources for you to use at your events and in your communications to help support National Apprenticeship Week 2017.

  7. Pay Apprenticeship Levy

    When you have to pay Apprenticeship Levy and how to report your payments.

  8. Toolkits and resources to support National Apprenticeship Week 2017

    Information and suggestions for employers, apprentices, MPs, schools, colleges and training providers to help support NAW 2017.

  9. What qualification levels mean

    Find the difficulty level of a qualification and compare qualifications across different countries.

Becoming an apprentice

Pay and conditions, how to apply, become a higher or degree apprentice. Apprenticeship levels, training, find an apprenticeship.

  1. Apprenticeship agreement: template

    This agreement must be signed by the apprentice and the employer at the start of the apprenticeship.

  2. Become an apprentice

    Becoming an apprentice - what to expect, apprenticeship levels, pay and training, making an application, complaining about an apprenticeship

  3. Complain about a further education college or apprenticeship

    Complain about a further education college, business providing apprenticeships or other adult education institution - complaints process, when to complain to the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)

  4. Find an apprenticeship

    Register your profile, search vacancies and apply for an apprenticeship - you must be 16 or over

  5. Higher and degree apprenticeship vacancies

    A higher and degree apprenticeship listing for vacancies starting in 2018.

  6. National Apprenticeship Awards: apprentice categories

    Information for apprentices including award categories, what the judges are looking for and how to enter the awards.

Becoming an intern or trainee

Find a traineeship or internship, employment rights and pay, benefits, skills and qualities required.

  1. Employment rights and pay for interns

    Rights for interns and students in the workplace; work experience; work placements; rights to the National Minimum Wage

  2. Find a traineeship

    Apply for a traineeship in England - get ready to work or an apprenticeship

  3. Find an internship

    Use the Graduate Talent Pool to find internships if you're a new or recent graduate in the European Economic Area (EEA)

  4. Providing quality internships: guidance for employers and interns

    Department for Business, Innovation & Skills supported guidance on running high-quality internship programmes.

  5. Traineeships: young people

    Information to help you decide whether you might be suitable, and advice on how to get onto a traineeship.

Hiring and training an apprentice

Become a training provider, recruitment and funding guidance, standards and assessment plans, how to register.

  1. Apprenticeship agreement: template

    This agreement must be signed by the apprentice and the employer at the start of the apprenticeship.

  2. Apprenticeship diversity champions network: communications toolkit

    Gives employer diversity champions information to engage and inspire communities and other employers to make apprenticeships more diverse.

  3. Apprenticeship funding

    Information about how funding for apprenticeships will work from May 2017.

  4. Apprenticeship funding: legal agreement for training providers

    Training provider agreement with the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) to pay training providers to carry out apprenticeship training.

  5. Apprenticeship funding: legal agreement to enable spending

    Employer agreement with the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to pay training providers to carry out apprenticeship training.

  6. Apprenticeship grant: employer declaration and agreement

    Information about the grant for training organisations to help check employers' eligibility.

  7. Apprenticeship grant: employer fact sheet

    Apprenticeship grant for employers of 16 to 24 year olds (AGE 16 to 24), eligibility information and how to apply.

  8. Apprenticeship standard: able seafarer - deck (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the maritime sector.

  9. Apprenticeship standard: accident repair technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the automotive sector.

  10. Apprenticeship standard: accounting and taxation professional (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the accountancy sector.

  11. Apprenticeship standard: actuarial technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the actuarial sector.

  12. Apprenticeship standard: adult care worker (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the adult care sector.

  13. Apprenticeship standard: advanced butcher (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the butchery sector.

  14. Apprenticeship standard: advanced credit controller / debt collection specialist (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the financial services sector.

  15. Apprenticeship standard: advanced dairy technologist (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the dairy sector.

  16. Apprenticeship standard: advanced golf greenkeeper

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the golf greenkeeping sector.

  17. Apprenticeship standard: aerospace engineer degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the aerospace sector.

  18. Apprenticeship standard: aerospace software development engineer degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the aerospace sector.

  19. Apprenticeship standard: aircraft maintenance certifying engineer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the airworthiness sector.

  20. Apprenticeship standard: airside operator (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the aviation sector.

  21. Apprenticeship standard: animal technologist (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the biotechnology sector.

  22. Apprenticeship standard: arborist (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the horticulture and landscape sector.

  23. Apprenticeship standard: assistant accountant (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the accountancy sector.

  24. Apprenticeship standard: assistant technical director - visual effects (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the visual effects sector.

  25. Apprenticeship standard: associate ambulance practitioner (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the ambulance services sector.

  26. Apprenticeship standard: associate project manager (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the project management sector.

  27. Apprenticeship standard: aviation ground operative (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the aviation sector.

  28. Apprenticeship standard: aviation ground specialist (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the aviation sector.

  29. Apprenticeship standard: aviation maintenance mechanic - military (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the aerospace sector.

  30. Apprenticeship standard: aviation operations manager (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the aviation sector.

  31. Apprenticeship standard: bakery (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the food and drink sector.

  32. Apprenticeship standard: bespoke saddler (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the saddlery sector.

  33. Apprenticeship standard: bespoke tailor and cutter (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the bespoke tailoring and cutting sector.

  34. Apprenticeship standard: boatbuilder (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the boatbuilding sector.

  35. Apprenticeship standard: broadcast production assistant (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the TV production & broadcasting sector.

  36. Apprenticeship standard: building services design technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the building services engineering sector.

  37. Apprenticeship standard: building services engineering craftsperson (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the building services engineering sector.

  38. Apprenticeship standard: building services engineering ductwork craftsperson (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the building services engineering sector.

  39. Apprenticeship standard: building services engineering ductwork installer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the building services engineering sector.

  40. Apprenticeship standard: building services engineering installer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the building services engineering sector.

  41. Apprenticeship standard: building services engineering service and maintenance engineer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the building services engineering sector.

  42. Apprenticeship standard: building services engineering ventilation hygiene technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the ventilation sector.

  43. Apprenticeship standard: bus and coach engineering technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the bus, coach and HGV sector.

  44. Apprenticeship standard: business administrator (Approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the business sector.

  45. Apprenticeship standard: butcher (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the butchery sector.

  46. Apprenticeship standard: chartered legal executive (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the law sector.

  47. Apprenticeship standard: chartered manager degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the leadership & management sector.

  48. Apprenticeship standard: chartered surveyor degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the surveying sector.

  49. Apprenticeship standard: chef de partie (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the hospitality sector.

  50. Apprenticeship standard: civil engineering technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the construction sector.

  51. Apprenticeship standard: commis chef (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the hospitality sector.

  52. Apprenticeship standard: compliance / risk officer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the compliance and risk sector.

  53. Apprenticeship standard: composites technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the composites sector.

  54. Apprenticeship standard: control/technical support engineer degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the automotive sector.

  55. Apprenticeship standard: conveyancing technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the conveyancing sector.

  56. Apprenticeship standard: credit controller/ collector (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the financial services sector.

  57. Apprenticeship standard: customer service practitioner (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the customer service sector.

  58. Apprenticeship standard: cyber intrusion analyst (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the digital industries sector.

  59. Apprenticeship standard: cyber security technologist (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the digital industries sector.

  60. Apprenticeship standard: data analyst (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the digital industries sector.

  61. Apprenticeship standard: dental laboratory assistant (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the dental health sector.

  62. Apprenticeship standard: dental nurse (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the dental health sector.

  63. Apprenticeship standard: dental practice manager (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the dental health sector.

  64. Apprenticeship standard: dental technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the dental health sector.

  65. Apprenticeship standard: digital & technology solutions professional degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the digital industries sector.

  66. Apprenticeship standard: digital engineering technician (Approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the construction sector.

  67. Apprenticeship standard: digital marketer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the digital industries sector.

  68. Apprenticeship standard: dual fuel smart meter installer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the energy & utilities sector.

  69. Apprenticeship standard: electrical power protection and plant commissioning engineer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the energy and utilities sector.

  70. Apprenticeship standard: electrical, electronic product service and installation engineer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the Electrical and electronic appliances sector.

  71. Apprenticeship standard: electrical/electronic technical support engineer degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the automotive sector.

  72. Apprenticeship standard: embedded electronic systems design and development engineer degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the electronic sector.

  73. Apprenticeship standard: engineering construction pipefitter (Approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the engineering sector.

  74. Apprenticeship standard: engineering design & draughtsperson (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the engineering, design & draughting sector.

  75. Apprenticeship standard: engineering technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the advanced manufacturing sector.

  76. Apprenticeship standard: event assistant (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the event management sector.

  77. Apprenticeship standard: facilities management supervisor (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the facilities management sector.

  78. Apprenticeship standard: financial adviser (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the financial services sector.

  79. Apprenticeship standard: financial services administrator (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the financial services sector.

  80. Apprenticeship standard: financial services customer adviser (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the financial services sector.

  81. Apprenticeship standard: fire emergency & security systems technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the fire emergency and security systems sector.

  82. Apprenticeship standard: fishmonger (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the food and drink sector.

  83. Apprenticeship standard: food & drink advanced process operator (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the food and drink sector.

  84. Apprenticeship standard: food & drink process operator (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the food and drink sector.

  85. Apprenticeship standard: food and drink maintenance engineer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the food and drink sector.

  86. Apprenticeship standard: food industry technical professional degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the food and drink sector.

  87. Apprenticeship standard: food technologist (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the food and drink sector.

  88. Apprenticeship standard: forest operative (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the horticulture and landscape sector.

  89. Apprenticeship standard: furniture manufacturer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the furniture sector.

  90. Apprenticeship standard: gas engineering (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the energy & utilities – gas engineering sector.

  91. Apprenticeship standard: gas network craftsperson (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the energy & utilities sector.

  92. Apprenticeship standard: gas network team leader (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the energy & utilities sector.

  93. Apprenticeship standard: golf course manager

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the golf greenkeeping sector.

  94. Apprenticeship standard: golf greenkeeper (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the golf greenkeeping (horticulture) sector.

  95. Apprenticeship standard: hair professional (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the hair and beauty sector.

  96. Apprenticeship standard: healthcare assistant practitioner (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the healthcare sector.

  97. Apprenticeship standard: healthcare science assistant (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the healthcare sector.

  98. Apprenticeship standard: healthcare science associate (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the healthcare sector.

  99. Apprenticeship standard: healthcare science practitioner degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the healthcare sector.

  100. Apprenticeship standard: healthcare support worker (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the healthcare sector.

  101. Apprenticeship standard: heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the bus, coach and HGV sector.

  102. Apprenticeship standard: highway electrical maintenance & installation operative (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the construction sector.

  103. Apprenticeship standard: highway electrician / service operative (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the construction sector.

  104. Apprenticeship standard: HM Forces serviceperson - public services (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by HM armed forces.

  105. Apprenticeship standard: horticulture and landscape operative (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the horticulture and landscape sector.

  106. Apprenticeship standard: horticulture and landscape supervisor

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the horticulture and landscape sector.

  107. Apprenticeship standard: hospitality manager

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the hospitality sector.

  108. Apprenticeship standard: hospitality supervisor (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the hospitality sector.

  109. Apprenticeship standard: hospitality team member (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the hospitality sector.

  110. Apprenticeship standard: housing/property management (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the housing sector.

  111. Apprenticeship standard: housing/property management assistant (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the housing sector.

  112. Apprenticeship standard: HR consultant/partner (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the human resources sector.

  113. Apprenticeship standard: HR support (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the human resources sector.

  114. Apprenticeship standard: infrastructure technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the digital industries sector.

  115. Apprenticeship standard: installation electrician/maintenance electrician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the electrotechnical sector.

  116. Apprenticeship standard: insurance practitioner (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the insurance sector.

  117. Apprenticeship standard: insurance professional (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the insurance sector.

  118. Apprenticeship standard: investment operations administrator (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the financial services sector.

  119. Apprenticeship standard: investment operations specialist (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the financial services sector.

  120. Apprenticeship standard: investment operations technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the financial services sector.

  121. Apprenticeship standard: IS business analyst (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the information systems sector.

  122. Apprenticeship standard: IT technical salesperson (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the digital industries sector.

  123. Apprenticeship standard: junior 2D artist - visual effects (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the visual effects sector.

  124. Apprenticeship standard: junior content producer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the creative industries sector.

  125. Apprenticeship standard: junior energy manager (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the energy management sector.

  126. Apprenticeship standard: junior journalist (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the newspaper and broadcast media sector.

  127. Apprenticeship standard: junior management consultant (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the management consultancy sector.

  128. Apprenticeship standard: laboratory scientist (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the life & industrial sciences sector.

  129. Apprenticeship standard: laboratory technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the life and industrial sciences sector.

  130. Apprenticeship standard: land-based service engineer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the land-based engineering sector.

  131. Apprenticeship standard: land-based service engineering technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the land-based engineering sector.

  132. Apprenticeship standard: large goods vehicle (LGV) driver (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the logistics and supply chain sector.

  133. Apprenticeship standard: lead adult care worker (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the adult care sector.

  134. Apprenticeship standard: leisure and entertainment engineering technician

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the leisure and entertainment sector.

  135. Apprenticeship standard: licensed conveyancer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the conveyancing sector.

  136. Apprenticeship standard: lifting technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the construction sector.

  137. Apprenticeship standard: live event rigger (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the live events sector.

  138. Apprenticeship standard: maintenance & operations engineering technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the energy and utilities sector.

  139. Apprenticeship standard: manufacturing engineer degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the automotive sector.

  140. Apprenticeship standard: maritime operations officer

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the maritime sector.

  141. Apprenticeship standard: metrology technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the metrology sector.

  142. Apprenticeship standard: mineral processing mobile and static plant operator (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the earth sciences and geology sector.

  143. Apprenticeship standard: mortgage adviser (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the financial services sector.

  144. Apprenticeship standard: motor finance specialist (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the Legal, finance and accounting sector.

  145. Apprenticeship standard: motor vehicle service and maintenance technician [light vehicle] (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the automotive retail sector.

  146. Apprenticeship standard: network engineer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the digital industries sector.

  147. Apprenticeship standard: non-destructive testing (NDT) operator (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the engineering sector.

  148. Apprenticeship standard: non-destructive testing engineer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the engineering sector.

  149. Apprenticeship standard: non-destructive testing engineering technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the engineering sector.

  150. Apprenticeship standard: nuclear health physics monitor (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the nuclear sector.

  151. Apprenticeship standard: nuclear scientist and nuclear engineer degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the nuclear sector.

  152. Apprenticeship standard: nuclear technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the nuclear sector.

  153. Apprenticeship standard: nuclear welding inspection technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the nuclear sector.

  154. Apprenticeship standard: operational delivery officer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the public service sector.

  155. Apprenticeship standard: operations/departmental manager (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the leadership & management sector.

  156. Apprenticeship standard: organ builder (Approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care sector.

  157. Apprenticeship standard: outside broadcasting engineer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the TV production & broadcasting sector.

  158. Apprenticeship standard: papermaker (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the papermaking sector.

  159. Apprenticeship standard: paralegal (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the law sector.

  160. Apprenticeship standard: paraplanner (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the financial services sector.

  161. Apprenticeship standard: passenger transport driver - bus, coach and rail (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the transport sector.

  162. Apprenticeship standard: passenger transport onboard & station team member (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the transport sector.

  163. Apprenticeship standard: post graduate engineer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the advanced manufacturing sector.

  164. Apprenticeship standard: power engineer integrated degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the energy and utilities sector.

  165. Apprenticeship standard: power network craftsperson (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the energy and utilities sector.

  166. Apprenticeship standard: process automation engineer degree apprenticeship (Approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the engineering sector.

  167. Apprenticeship standard: product design and development engineer degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the automotive sector.

  168. Apprenticeship standard: professional accounting / taxation technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the accountancy sector.

  169. Apprenticeship standard: project controls technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the engineering sector.

  170. Apprenticeship standard: property maintenance operative (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the facilities management / property services sector.

  171. Apprenticeship standard: public sector commercial professional (Approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the public sector.

  172. Apprenticeship standard: rail engineering advanced technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the rail engineering sector.

  173. Apprenticeship standard: rail engineering operative (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the rail engineering sector.

  174. Apprenticeship standard: rail engineering technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the rail engineering sector.

  175. Apprenticeship standard: rail infrastructure operator (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the transport sector.

  176. Apprenticeship standard: railway engineering design technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the rail design sector.

  177. Apprenticeship standard: refrigeration air conditioning & heat pump engineering technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the refrigeration air conditioning and heat pump sector.

  178. Apprenticeship standard: registered nurse degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the nursing sector.

  179. Apprenticeship standard: relationship manager - banking apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the financial services sector.

  180. Apprenticeship standard: retail manager (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the retail sector.

  181. Apprenticeship standard: retail team leader (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the retail sector.

  182. Apprenticeship standard: retailer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the retail sector.

  183. Apprenticeship standard: road transport engineering manager (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the engineering and manufacturing sector.

  184. Apprenticeship standard: science industry maintenance technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the life sciences and industrial sciences sector.

  185. Apprenticeship standard: science manufacturing technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the life and industrial sciences sector.

  186. Apprenticeship standard: senior chef production cooking (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the hospitality sector.

  187. Apprenticeship standard: senior compliance / risk specialist (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the compliance and risk sector.

  188. Apprenticeship standard: senior financial services customer adviser (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the financial services sector.

  189. Apprenticeship standard: senior healthcare support worker (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the healthcare sector.

  190. Apprenticeship standard: senior housing/property management (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the housing sector.

  191. Apprenticeship standard: software developer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the digital industries sector.

  192. Apprenticeship standard: software development technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the digital industries sector.

  193. Apprenticeship standard: software tester (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the digital industries sector.

  194. Apprenticeship standard: solicitor (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the law sector.

  195. Apprenticeship standard: spectacle maker (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the craft sector.

  196. Apprenticeship standard: sports turf operative (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the groundsmanship sector.

  197. Apprenticeship standard: steel fixer (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the construction sector.

  198. Apprenticeship standard: supply chain operator (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the logistics and supply chain sector.

  199. Apprenticeship standard: supply chain practitioner (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the fast moving consumer goods sector.

  200. Apprenticeship standard: supply chain warehouse operative (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the logistics and supply chain sector.

  201. Apprenticeship standard: surveying technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the surveying sector.

  202. Apprenticeship standard: survival equipment fitter (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the aerospace sector.

  203. Apprenticeship standard: systems engineering masters level (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the defence sector.

  204. Apprenticeship standard: team leader/supervisor (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the leadership & management sector.

  205. Apprenticeship standard: transport planning technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the transport sector.

  206. Apprenticeship standard: travel consultant (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the travel sector.

  207. Apprenticeship standard: unified communications technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the digital industries sector.

  208. Apprenticeship standard: unified communications trouble shooter (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the digital industries sector.

  209. Apprenticeship standard: utilities engineering technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the energy and utilities sector.

  210. Apprenticeship standard: water process technician (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the energy and utilities sector.

  211. Apprenticeship standard: welder - level 2 (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the welding sector.

  212. Apprenticeship standard: welder - level 3 (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the welding sector.

  213. Apprenticeship standard: workplace pensions consultant or administrator (approved for delivery)

    Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the financial services sector.

  214. Apprenticeships: become a training provider

    What employers need to do to become an apprenticeship training provider.

  215. Apprenticeships: off-the-job training

    How employers and training providers should meet the 20% off-the-job training requirement for apprentices, with some best practice examples.

  216. Employer guide to apprenticeships

    Information for employers showing the benefits of apprenticeships to their business.

  217. Employing an apprentice

    How to take on an apprentice as an employer, what's expected of you and what funding you can get.

  218. Find apprenticeship training: how to submit data

    Information for training providers on submitting your apprenticeship training provision through the course directory provider portal.

  219. How to register and use the apprenticeship service as an employer

    Sign in or register to access money you’ve paid under the apprenticeship levy and pay for apprenticeship training.

  220. How to take on an apprentice

    Information about how apprenticeship funding works for employers who want to take on an apprentice.

  221. National Apprenticeship Awards: employer categories

    Information for employers including award categories, the benefits of entering the awards and what judges are looking for.

  222. Participation of young people: education, employment and training

    Statutory guidance for local authorities on their duties relating to the participation of young people in education, employment or training.

  223. Promoting apprenticeship vacancies through the National Apprenticeship Service

    Information about when the National Apprenticeship Service will help promote your apprenticeship and traineeship vacancies.

  224. Public sector apprenticeship target

    Guidance for public bodies in scope of the public sector apprenticeship target.

  225. Recruit an apprentice (formerly apprenticeship vacancies)

    Information for training organisations and employers to help use the new recruit an apprentice service.

  226. Recruit an apprentice APIs user guide

    This is a service interface guide for technical users with developer knowledge.

  227. Register of apprenticeship training agencies

    List of approved apprenticeship training agencies (ATAs).

  228. Register of apprenticeship training providers

    Organisations that are approved to deliver apprenticeship training for employers using the apprenticeship service.

  229. Register of apprenticeship training providers: application instructions

    Information relating to the register of apprenticeship training providers application process.

  230. Register of apprenticeship training providers: e-tendering portal guidance

    To help organisations locate and complete the register of apprenticeship training providers application questions which are on our e-tendering portal.

  231. Register of end-point assessment organisations: how to apply

    Information for organisations thinking about applying to the register of end-point assessment organisations.

  232. Removal of apprenticeship frameworks

    A list of apprenticeship frameworks to be removed as part of the apprenticeship reform programme.

  233. Search for apprenticeship standards

    New apprenticeship standards are developed by employer groups known as ‘trailblazers’.

  234. Specification of apprenticeship standards for England (SASE)

    Sets out the minimum requirements for the inclusion of an apprenticeship programme in a recognised English apprenticeship framework.

  235. Using the register of end-point assessment organisations

    Information for employers on using the register of end-point assessment organisations to find an independent end-point assessment organisation.

Hiring and training an intern or trainee

Offering work experience, sharing vacancies and opportunities, benefits, best practice for employers, minimum wage.

  1. Delivering 16 to 18 traineeships through ESFA funding

    Information on traineeships for the academic year 2017 to 2018

  2. Minimum wage: work experience and internships

    Guidance on the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage for organisations who offer work experience, including placements and internships.

  3. Offer a trainee work experience

    Offer a trainee placement, advertise traineeships and find out about funding and grants

  4. Providing quality internships: guidance for employers and interns

    Department for Business, Innovation & Skills supported guidance on running high-quality internship programmes.

  5. Providing supported internships for young people with an EHC plan

    Guidance on how to provide supported internships for young people with special educational needs and an EHC plan.

  6. Recruit an apprentice: uploading traineeship opportunities

    Information to help training organisations upload traineeship opportunities to the new recruit an apprentice service..

  7. Traineeships: employers

    Information for employers considering offering traineeships to young people, including the benefits of traineeships for your business.

  8. Traineeships: information for employers and education providers

    A framework for traineeships that sets out who they are for, what they provide and their funding.

  9. Traineeships: training organisations

    Information for training organisations and colleges to determine whether young people might be suitable candidates for a traineeship.

Types of apprenticeships

Roles by sector and level, training opportunities available, duties and skills. Providing higher and degree apprenticeships.

  1. Agriculture, horticulture and animal care apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the agriculture, horticulture and animal care sectors.

  2. Apprenticeships guide for higher education institutions

    An introduction to higher and degree apprenticeships for higher education institutions who are currently considering delivery.

  3. Arts, media and publishing apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the arts, media and publishing sectors.

  4. Business, administration and law apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the business, administration and law sector.

  5. Construction, planning and the built environment apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the construction, planning and the built environment sector.

  6. Education and training apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the education and training sector.

  7. Engineering and manufacturing technologies apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the engineering and manufacturing technologies sector.

  8. Health, public services and care apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the health, public services and care sector.

  9. Information and communication technology (ICT) apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the ICT sector.

  10. Leisure, travel and tourism apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the leisure, travel and tourism sector.

  11. Postgraduate teaching apprenticeships: guidance for providers and schools

    How to request and manage school-led initial teacher training (ITT) places for the postgraduate teaching apprenticeship.

  12. Providing financial services apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the providing financial services sector.

  13. Public relations apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the public relations sector.

  14. Retail and commercial enterprise apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the retail and commercial enterprise sector.

  15. Traffic office apprenticeships

    Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the traffic office sector.