Apprenticeships In this section What is an apprenticeship? Why is an apprenticeship the right choice for you? Apprenticeship programmes Vacancies Why choose a Higher Apprenticeship? Getting you ready for an apprenticeship Higher Apprenticeships Apprenticeship programmes Accountancy Apprenticeships If you are good at maths and have attention to detail, put your skills to the test to impress. Accountants balance books and handle tax preparations as well as many other financial related tasks. Barbering Apprenticeships This programme trains apprentices to cut and style the hair of men and boys. Beauty Apprenticeships Beauty therapists make clients look and feel amazing. If you've got the right personality with good communication and social skills you will go far in this fast-paced industry. Bricklaying Apprenticeships Bricklayers lay bricks and other types of building blocks in mortar to build and repair walls inside and outside of properties, including tunnels, walls and chimney stacks. Business, Human Resources & Management Apprenticeships Do you see yourself as being an integral part of a business organisation? Business administrators and managers support essential day to day business operations. Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeships Carpenters and joiners work with wood to construct and finish building interior, cut and fit joints and produce items such as stairwells, furniture, windows and doors. Computing Apprenticeships In the IT industry you will work in areas such as software and web development, technical support and telecommunications or IT project management. Construction & Civil Engineering Apprenticeships Get your career in construction off to a solid start by taking an apprenticeship in a range of specialisms in the construction industry. Customer Services Apprenticeships You could be the friendly face of a business or major organisation ensuring customers are dealt with in a positive, reliable and pleasant way. Dental Nursing Apprenticeships A Dental Nurse supports the Dentist in all aspects of patient care, including the preparation of the Dental Surgery, accurate record keeping and stock control. Early Years Apprenticeships Working with children involves being part of their intellectual, social and emotional development. Take care and supervise children from newborn to early teenage years. Education Apprenticeships Teaching Assistants make an impact; provide practical and emotional support whilst delivering knowledge, skills and expertise in schools all over the world. Electrical Installation Apprenticeships Do you have a keen interest in technology and good analytical skills? Engineering Apprenticeships Engineers are problem solvers. Nearly everything you see around you has been produced by an engineer such as roads, planes, televisions and power lines. Hairdressing Apprenticeships Hairdressers are responsible for making people look their best. Excellent communication and creative skills are essential in this line of work. Health & Social Care Apprenticeships Health and social care is a satisfying, rewarding job with a range of responsibilities. Hospitality & Catering Do you have creative flair and can you multi-task? Housing Apprenticeships In the housing industry you will deal with both people and property, and will be responsible for creating real solutions to peoples housing issues. Motor Vehicle Apprenticeships Motor vehicle technicians find and identify faults using electronic testing equipment, and carry out work such as performing routine servicing and checks. Painting & Decorating Apprenticeships No two jobs are the same for a painter and decorator. You could specialise in special effects, sign writing or interior design. Plumbing Apprenticeships Plumbers need a good grasp of science and maths and the stamina to do physically hard work. Public Services Apprenticeships Develop an understanding of the principles of fire prevention and protection. Sport Apprenticeships Would you like to help improve the active lifestyles of individuals across the whole of the population? Related information Higher Apprenticeships Gain a nationally recognised higher education qualification, such as a foundation degree, while being employed and learning job specific skills.