• Apprenticeships are for employees of all ages aged 18 and over, not in full-time education: this is a lifelong learning pathway (no age limit).
  • Duration is 2 – 4 years depending on the programme. Ordnance, Munitions and Explosives takes 5 years for a full Degree Apprenticeship.
  • Apprentices must be in employment.
  • If you are self-employed in Wales you can also apply.
  • Apprentices must be eligible to work in the UK and receive a minimum salary of at least £12,000 per annum.
  • Study part-time around work commitments.
  • You are entitled to a wage, statutory holidays and paid time off to study.
  • Suitable for all industry sectors and all business sizes.
  • Cost is paid through Government funding  — see funding pages for differences between companies based in England and Wales.
  • Qualifications  - UWTSD HNC / honours degree / MA with optional professional qualifications.