Last updated: 3 May 2024

Next review: 25 March 2025

Apprenticeships are real jobs with a recognised qualification and a salary. They combine practical training in a job with study.

As an apprentice, you will:

  • work alongside experienced staff
  • gain job-specific skills
  • earn a wage and get holiday pay
  • be given time for study related to your role


A minimum of 12 to 15 months, depending on the apprenticeship level

Start date

Opportunities are advertised throughout the year.


Includes written assignments, practical assessments, tests, professional discussion, presentation and questions.

Entry requirements

  • level 2 (intermediate): level 1 or GCSE grades 1 to 3 in Maths and English required
  • level 3 (advanced): 5 GCSE grades 4 to 9
  • levels 4 and 5 (higher): level 3 qualification
  • levels 6 and 7: set by the employer and depends on the industry.

Where you will study

In the workplace; off the job with a training provider or further education college

Level of study

Levels 2 to 7

Work experience

Yes. A paid job with at least 20% off-the-job training

UCAS points

No UCAS points

What you can do after an Apprenticeship

Higher level or degree apprenticeship, university or college, work.

How to Apply

Visit the website to search and apply for vacancies.

Find out more about Apprenticeships

For general information about apprenticeships and for details of local vacancies visit Waltham Forest Jobs website.

The Amazing Apprenticeships website can be used to view live broadcasts and webinars.