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Global healthcare giant GSK are hiring for a wide range of apprenticeships at sites across the UK. Find out more about the full range of opportunities below, including level 3 engineering and manufacturing apprenticeships.

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Tata Steel Apprentice and Higher Apprentice Applications for their September 2021 intake are now open online. They are recruiting for the following apprenticeships where candidates must have achieved or be expected to achieve 5 GCSE’s at Grades A*- C or levels 4 – 9, including English, Science and Maths.

Engineering Apprenticeship Corby

Manufacturing Apprenticeship Corby

Tata Steel is holding a Live Microsoft Teams event at 5pm on Tuesday 16th March 2021 to promote our Apprenticeships and Higher Apprenticeships which are currently live on our website.

Are your students looking for an exciting career and to be a part of a world class, global organisation where they can really make a difference?

We are currently recruiting Engineering and Manufacturing apprentices to join our 2021 apprenticeship scheme at our Corby site.

The Live Microsoft Teams events that we have been holding for Apprentice Recruitment across our UK sites, have now uploaded them all to the Events tab on our website!

We have held live events for our sites in South Wales (Port Talbot, Newport, Llanelli), Corby, Hartlepool and Wednesfield, covering engineering, manufacturing, technical and commercial functions!

Please visit and scroll down to our events tab, to view all our previous live events!

Applications for our Apprentice Programmes close Sunday 14th March!


Please click here to join the live event


Search and apply for the latest work and study opportunities with leading employers including PwC, NAO, Willis Towers Watson, BT,  Pearson and IBM. Apply ASAP to ensure you don't miss those important deadlines.

We are developing a follow-up to our popular guide for parents and carers. Our new guide will focus on employability skills, and include an interactive programme made up of tasks designed to help students develop skills at home. We'll be covering nine skills and we'd like your help developing tasks focused on each one. Take a look at our brief survey to see what skills we'll be including and submit your task suggestion.


IBM Apprenticeship applications open on Monday 8th February. These roles include Software Developer, Technical Sales and Design Degree. 



Both BT and PwC offer continuous Nationwide opportunities. BT offer Higher, Intermediate, Advanced & Degree Apprenticeships and PwC offer Tax & Audit School & College Leaver programmes.



The National Audit Office's very successful ACA professional apprenticeship training scheme is now live!

Their apprenticeship scheme will give you the opportunity to make a real difference by helping the economy and society work better – supporting and enabling improvements in financial management and the way vital public services are delivered across the public sector to millions of people every day.

There is no such thing as a typical NAO apprentice and candidates are hired from a diverse range of backgrounds and A Level subjects. Yes, that’s right – you do not have to be a mathematician to apply!

For more information on minimum requirements and to apply, please click here.



Would you like to earn a wage, gain real life experience and get a recognised qualification? Tresham college offer apprenticeships in a wide range of areas, from Construction to Hairdressing and many more. For more information click here.




Applications now open for the DHL 2021 Apprenticeship scheme!


Build your career with DHL

In the fast-paced, ever-changing supply chain industry, DHL need to make sure they stay ahead of the game, and their apprentices play a crucial role in this.

With roles across the country, from transport logistics to finance, digitalisation to engineering, there is certain to be something for students of all interests.




Data Analyst - DHL

Data Analysts hold the key to making DHL better. They have the power to collate data from multiple sources to not only show DHL how they are performing now, but also how they can be better in the future. They need these people to work across all of their different clients and customers to interpret data and help create the DHL of the future.





DHL understand starting work for the first time in addition to gaining a qualification can be a lot to take on so there is a wealth of support available to all students. In addition to the dedicated Apprenticeships team who are there to guide them every step of the way, they'll be matched with an existing apprentice in the business as a Buddy.

DHL use Emerging Talent Programmes to recruit, train and support their future leaders.

Whether your students want to be managing one of the 2,400 warehouses across the country, coordinating some of their 15,000 vehicles, be the finance brain behind the numbers, or push the digitalisation agenda by working with data they have something for everyone.
The training is specifically designed to make sure that students meet their personal goals, and that as a business DHL are providing them with the skills they need in the future, giving apprentices a real advantage in the workplace.


DHL Apprenticeships



Here at BT, we’re really excited to let you know our apprenticeships are now open for applications to join us in 2021. We’ve recently been voted the UK's best private sector apprentice employer. We offer apprenticeships in a wide range of career paths so when it comes to apprenticeships and being a great place to start your career, we know what we’re talking about. Our apprenticeships aren’t all about selling broadband and phone lines though, we do a lot more than that.

We offer apprenticeships from Level 2 through to Level 6, meaning we really have something for everything. Perhaps you want to get into Customer Service – great, we have an apprenticeship for that. IT & Technical Support? Yes, that too. Software Development, Sales, Electronics, Data Analysis, Network Design…..we could go on. All we ask is that students meet our entry requirements for a role; we can teach the rest. For more information and to apply please click here.


The Bedford College Groups are actively recruiting for the following current apprenticeship vacancies. For further information on the entry criteria and vacancy link, please see below.

Charity Administrator Apprentice with Age UK in Bedford

Deadline to apply 7th March 2021

IT Technician Apprentice with Ousedale School in Newport Pagnell

Deadline to apply 14th March 2021

Assistant Project Engineer Apprentice with JLES Thames Limited in Berkhamsted

Deadline to apply 28th March 2021

Assistant Project Engineer Apprentice with JLES Southern Ltd in Berkhamsted

Deadline to apply 28th March 2021

To find out more information on our events and open days please click here.

To contact the apprenticeship recruitment team to find out more about the vacancies, how the team can assist you or to book an insight session please email us at


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Choose from eight curated virtual sessions, across a wide range of industries.


In the UK, KONE offer more than 30 apprenticeship placements each year. Apprenticeships are an excellent starting point for a KONE career and offer interesting challenges and opportunities.


Insurance & Actuarial

We’re Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth.



Joining Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner as a Paralegal Apprentice could be your first step in a rewarding legal career.



Apprentices at Atkins have the opportunity to be part of a wide variety of projects that can leave a lasting legacy, from helping to provide drinkable water in third world countries to solving the energy problems of the future.



Find out about apprenticeships in accountancy from RSM, one of the UK's leading accountancy firms. 


Digital Technologies and Engineering

Find out about Digital Technologies and Engineering Apprenticeships from Bentley.



Join The University of Law for a webinar on life in business.



Find out about apprenticeships in BioPharmaceuticals from AstraZeneca. 






Northamptonshire Police is currently recruiting for police officers. We have vacancies through our Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship route that allows successful applicants to gain a degree – paid for by us – and be a fully trained police officer at the same time.

The is a real opportunity for individuals to start a career that makes a real difference to them and their communities. Please see the attachment below for further information.


Purpose and values are important to PwC – and likely to you and your students too. PwC's values define how they do things, and their purpose is why they exist – to build trust in society and solve important problems for their clients, their people, and the communities in which they operate. 

Now more than ever PwC's business is evolving. They offer a variety of programmes for school and college leaver students to start shaping their careers. 

PwC is focused on helping students achieve their full potential. Their Virtual Classroom sessions focus on PwC's opportunities and application process, combining live and pre-recorded content.

For students looking to start their career straight from school or college

PwC's have a range of apprenticeships available in Audit, Consulting, Operate and Tax. Click here to view their latest opportunities. 

Explore. Inspire. Reimagine.



Schneider Electric is a European multinational company providing energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. Create your future with the digital transformation of energy management and automation through our Apprenticeship opportunities.

They offer a wide range of award winning Apprenticeship Programmes to continue your studies whilst working. The Programmes offer the opportunity to work in different types of roles, including both Technical and Commercial, across the UK and Ireland. For more information and to apply, click here.


The Government Economic Service Degree Apprenticeship Programme


Applications are now open for the Degree Economist Apprenticeship Programme with the Government Economic Service. 

With 70+ vacancies available, this is a brilliant opportunity to work in a central government department or agency on some of the most important social, environmental and economic issues our country faces.

More information will be shared in the coming weeks on how to apply. In the meantime, you can find out more about the programme here.

You can also visit the GES Vacancy Snapshot profile for a deeper look into the scheme and to begin preparing for the application process.


IBM Apprenticeships

Do your best work ever 

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems. 

What is IBM?  

IBM is a large Technology, Business and Consulting firm and stands for “International Business Machines”. IBM’s headquarters are based in Armonk, New York and we have locations all over the UK. We have over 380,000 employees worldwide and operate in 175 different countries.  

Join us and be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers – people who want to make an impact, cultivate their expertise and collaborate with some of the world’s top business and technology professionals. 

Click to apply to IBM

Futures 12 Month Placement Scheme at IBM 

Our Business and Technology Futures roles are open now!

The Futures Placement scheme offers you an invaluable opportunity to work with a world-leading company for 12-months, broadening your horizons and giving you a head start in your career.  

You might be uncertain about whether to start work, complete an apprenticeship or go to university, if that's you and you are unsure about what to do next, the IBM's Futures Scheme is for you. The Futures Scheme is our Gap Year program offering a years internship - a try before you commit scheme. We offer you an invaluable opportunity to work with a world-leading company, broadening your horizons and giving you a head start in your career. 

You’ll be deployed onto a challenging work placement, where you’ll support and learn from experienced professionals across IBM. At the end of your placement, it’s in your hands. IBM offer both Business and Technical Placements, with both taking place over a year! 

You will benefit from a £18,000 starting salary, a £1,000 bonus and much more! 

To find more, and to apply visit:  


Morrisons Apprenticeships

Morrisons are offering the chance to be part of a different kind of retail business. Whether they're a school leaver, student or graduate, Morrisons' early careers will give your students a unique perspective, real responsibility and tons of valuable experience.

There is a real variety of paths to choose from, each giving your students a brilliant head start. Morrisons look after their people with great perks, lots of career opportunities and the training and support everyone needs to be the best they can be. But wherever their journey takes them, your students will find all the support they need to thrive in their career.

Explore the full range of Morrisons apprenticeships now open for applications below:


Manufacturing degree apprentices can manage teams, run production lines and work on live projects with the UK’s 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer.


Gaining hands-on experience of Morrisons' fast-paced processes, Logistics degree apprentices can make a difference from day one.


Students will learn to be a retail leader, moving through different management roles across the store, on this exciting 3-year degree apprenticeship scheme.

Food Technology

On this degree apprenticeship, students will get involved in all aspects of food production and compliance across a range of food categories.


Look after the finances that impact on every part of Morrisons on this level 4 programme, supporting future plans and decision-making.

Business Management

This graduate apprenticeship is a great opportunity for candidates based in Scotland to prepare for a brilliant management career.

Morrisons have been so proud to be considered amongst essential key workers during the COVID-19 pandemic because their community matters. By join the Morrisons team, your students can help them to continue feeding the nation through this difficult time.

Applications close 15th March.


Software Apprenticeships

The UK Intelligence Agencies protect the UK from a range of threats. We offer individuals with a passion for tech the chance to work with advanced software – earning while they learn.

Find out more and apply


FREE Apprenticeship Support

The ASK team is still here to support you and your students. Don’t forget the ASK offer is freeimpartial and available for students from Year 10 through to Year 13!

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