Applying for an Apprenticeship

Is your child considering applying for an apprenticeship in 2024? If so, there is a lot of useful information here to make you more informed.

If you would like more information, our careers team are on hand to support your child and you can contact us at careers&

This site has comprehensive advice for making applications including CV and cover letter templates; advice on video and face-to-face interviews; tips for assessment centres and psychometric testing. There are student success videos and blogs and webinars and events for you to take part in.

Rate My Apprenticeship Parents Hub

This section of the UCAS site explains what is involved in an apprenticeship and has tips on how to support applications.  There is information on degree apprenticeships and support for disabled apprentices.  You can help your child to search for apprenticeships by employer or by sector.  

UCAS Parent and Guardian Guide to Apprenticeships

Now in its third series, this podcast aims to make you feel informed and confident in providing careers support and guidance to their child, so that they ultimately make the best decisions for them.

There are useful related resources on post-16 options and there is a monthly parents and carers information pack to download.  

Amazing Apprenticeships Parents Perspective Podcast

Green Careers Week have produced this handy guide which explores what a Green Career is, why it’s vital and pathways into these opportunities. Download the guide to find out about T Level qualifications, apprenticeships, work experience and more.

Green Careers Week Guide

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