The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) supports, funds and co-ordinates the delivery of Apprenticeships throughout England.
NAS are responsible for increasing the number of Apprenticeship opportunities and providing a dedicated, responsive service for both employers and learners.
This includes simplifying the process of recruiting an apprentice through Apprenticeship vacancies, an online system where employers can advertise their Apprenticeship job vacancies and potential apprentices can apply.
Apprenticeships bring considerable value to organisations, employers, individuals and the economy. Businesses across the country are increasingly realising the enormous benefits that Apprenticeships create, not only in terms of developing a highly skilled workforce but also by boosting productivity and staff retention.
Please note that if you have completed the ASE programme at a professional football club then you may be unable to secure funding for a second Apprenticeship in the same industry sector as football.
How To Find And Apply For Apprenticeships
The official Apprenticeship website advertises all available Apprenticeship opportunities and contains all up to date information relevant to prospective learners.
To visit the website please go to: www.apprenticeships.org.uk.
Useful sections of the website for prospective learners are:
Through the Apprenticeship website learners can search and apply for current vacancies in their local area. The ‘Apprenticeship vacancies’ system allows learners to search by Job Role, Employer and Location and they can access details of training, pay and qualifications achieved through each vacancy.
Learners can register on the website at any time of year and save a search so that each time a new vacancy is available they will receive a text message or email alert.
Instructions for accessing the system are available here.
To read a case study about somebody who completed an Apprenticeship please click here.