Useful Links


The Apprenticeships site offers a wealth of advice and information for apprentices, Employers and Parents alike who wish to find out more about the Apprenticeship scheme.
Here you will find definitive information on:

  • Types of Apprenticeship Programmes
  • Traineeships
  • Apprentice Success Stories
  • Apprenticeship News

You can also view all the Apprenticeship Vacancies that are available in your area.

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  • Driving and Transport
  • Benefits
  • Business and Self Employed
  • Employment, Jobs and Pensions
  • Passports
  • Student Loans
  • Money and Tax
  • Disability Rights
  • National Minimum Wage

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The National Careers Service website is a fantastic site for finding out more information and advice on:

  • Skills Health Check Tools
  • CV Builder
  • Learning Record
  • My Funding Information
  • Plan your Career
  • Courses and Learning
  • Lifelong Learning Account
  • 24 Advanced Learning Loans

You can contact the National Careers Service directly on 0800 100 900

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iCould is the place to be for career ideas, first hand information and inspiration on what to do next. Explore your options with real-life videos, articles and quizzes or get help to make choices.

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The most exciting and rewarding times of your life are closer than you might think. If you’re 15-17 and live in England or Northern Ireland then the National Citizen Service is the right place for you as they offer advice and guidance on:

  • Making your UCAS application stand out
  • Developing new skills that employers want
  • CV advice

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Health and Safety advice for young people

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The British Dyslexia Association provide impartial and objective advice and support to dyslexic people and those with whom they come into contact with.

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NUS Apprentice extra discount card has been developed by the National Union of Students and will offer apprentices many of the same discounts and benefits as other students.

NUS Apprentice card provides discounts to a variety of essentials from more than 150 High St and online partners. The discounts available are as follows:

  • Money Saving, Travel and Holiday
  • Motoring
  • Fashion & Accessories
  • Leisure & Entertainment
  • Department Stores & Gifts
  • Food & Restaurants
  • Hair, Beauty & Chemist
  • Accommodation, Insurance and Cleaning
  • Study Essentials
  • Sports Gear & Fitness
  • Going Out
  • Tech, Music & Gadgets
  • Subscriptions
  • Making Money
  • Telecoms & Broadband

Money generated from sales of the card will go towards funding a National Society for apprentices, which will serve to represent the needs of apprentices and offer them support during their vocational training.

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