If you are employed for over 30 hours a week and keen to progress within your current role, you could benefit from being taught by our sector experts and network with like-minded people to share best practice. Not only will you gain certification for what you ‘know’, but also what you ‘do’ through studying with us for a Higher Apprenticeship.
Like Intermediate and Advanced apprenticeships, Higher Apprenticeships combine on-the-job training, while studying towards a high level qualification. Higher Level Apprenticeships are available at a range of levels, from the equivalent of a Foundation Degree to a Bachelor’s Degree and soon at Master’s Degree Level in some sectors.
To start a Higher Apprenticeship, you need to have entry qualifications, typically at Level 3 such as A Levels, Level 3 Diploma, NVQ Level 3 or an Advanced Apprenticeship.
Higher Apprenticeships allow you to earn while you learn at the highest level and progress into higher skilled occupations.
As well as this you will also benefit from:

  • The chance to gain professional accreditation and membership
  • No debt via student loans, as the government and your employer fund the training
  • New opportunities for career progression
  • A clear pathway to achieving your ambitions in the workplace, plus higher earning capacity, recognition and status
  • Recent reports estimate that completing a Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship could result in increased lifetime earnings of around £150,000.

*Source University Education: Is this the best route into employment? AAT and Cebr, Feb 2013.
Higher Level Apprenticeships are available in:

  • Accounting
  • Advanced Manufacturing Engineering in Mechanical or Electrical/Electronics
  • Construction and the Built Environment
  • Management.