Did you know if you undertake an apprenticeship you get paid while training?
The minimum wage is £2.73 per hour (Nov 2015)
The average wage is £4.85 per hour (Nov 2015)
After one year, you get the national minimum wage – whatever that is at the time.
There are three levels of apprenticeship:
- Intermediate (L2) – roughly equivalent to GCSE
- Advanced (L3) – roughly equivalent to 2 A levels
- Higher (L4-7) – above A level
Use the following website to help choose an apprenticeship:
Click on “search for vacancies”
Choose an apprenticeship you like
Apply – they will ask for a CV and letter of application – There are tips on how to write these two documents on the same website.
(Don’t forget there is also a National Careers Service website)