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What’s The Real Deal on apprenticeships?

Find out from people who’ve done them.

We’ve collated these case studies from Leicester and Leicestershire businesses and employees. They show that apprenticeships are #TheRealDeal and can be an exciting and valuable route to a career, whatever your aspirations.

Do I have to stay on at school until I’m 18?

An apprenticeship is an alternative option to full-time education

What do apprentices earn?

Most businesses will pay what they can afford, and because they need to compete
for the best candidates they will pay a competitive salary to attract applications.

Are the qualifications worthwhile?

Turning something you love into a career

What's next after an apprenticeship?

How to create a lasting career from an apprenticeship

Can you change your mind?

Finding the right career opportunity by ‘getting a foot in the door’

Are apprenticeship job roles limited?

School leaver to fully qualified HGV technician in three years

Can adults do apprenticeships?

Getting into management with apprenticeship qualifications

What’s next after A levels?

Many universities are now offering higher and degree apprenticeship programmes

A day in the life of a business admin apprentice

In Leicestershire there are many business administration apprenticeships available, so what do these apprenticeships involve?

The Project

Leicester Employment Hub is a three year, £3.9 million business support project for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Leicester and Leicestershire area. Run by Leicester City Council and funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), the project runs until 30th September 2020.