Find out the different ways to start an apprenticeship – from your current job in a trade, or directly from school through vocational pathways and the Gateway programme.
The cost of an apprenticeship depends on your choice of trade. Get an idea of how much your apprenticeship might cost and how to pay your fees. If eligible, your apprenticeship might be fees free for the first 2 years of your training.
In an apprenticeship you learn practical skills from your employer, and then show your BCITO training advisor you've mastered those skills to gain a qualification. Find out more about training, assessment and bookwork.
Building and construction jobs require you to work hard and take on a range of responsibilities. Find out what a typical day involves, plus what employers are looking for in an apprentice.
Find out the average length of time to complete an apprenticeship, and whether you might need to change employers to complete your apprenticeship.
Before you start your apprenticeship you’ll need a job in a trade. Check out our handy tips to get you started.