Apprenticeship Infromation

sandbach high school and Sixth form College

Unifrog is the universal destinations platform and is designed to support learners in making the most informed decisions about their futures and has a range of tools that are suitable for all year groups. Each student has their own account where they can explore all the career and next step options available to them.

Section of the platform Examples of what students can do Suitable age range
Quizzes Finding their interests, personality type, preferred work environment, and skillset. Years 7-13
Exploring pathways Explore careers, career sectors, subjects, sign up to free webinars, explore MOOCs and courses, and find wider reading materials. Years 7-13
Recording what you’ve done Record their in-class and extracurricular activities, record examples of their skills, and see the record of CEIAG events the school has added to their accounts. Years 7-13
Searching for opportunities Find scholarships, activities, and bursaries to support their HE journey. Find and compare degrees in the UK and overseas, live apprenticeships, and FE courses. Years 10-13
Application materials / Making applications Write their CV, cover letter, Personal Statement, and more. Track their applications and record their Post 16 / 18 intentions. Years 11-13

How to find an apprenticeship

Find out how to become an apprentice, what apprenticeships are available and which employers offer them.

https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/apprentices

Find an apprenticeship. Search and apply for an apprenticeship in England

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch

To start a Traineeship search, visit:  www.gov.uk/find-traineeship

Amazing Apprenticeships is a leading organisation in the education sector, founded to tackle misconceptions about apprenticeships and promote the benefits.

https://amazingapprenticeships.com/vacancies/

From Apprenticeships to graduate schemes, Careermap’s got your back

https://careermap.co.uk/

School leaver programmes. You don't need a degree to start a successful career in business.

https://www.ey.com/en_uk/careers/students/programmes/schools

Find Apprenticeships is the UK's leading website for apprentices to find and apply for apprenticeship jobs.

 https://www.findapprenticeships.co.uk/

GetMyFirstJob, work experience and apprenticeship search. Search for 1000s of Apprenticeships, Work Experience and Degree Apprenticeships by selecting the distance from your address and the types of jobs you are interested in.

https://www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk/discover/search

Not Going To Uni was founded in 2008 to showcase the alternatives to the standard university route to school and college leavers.

https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/opportunities

QA specialises in digital and tech and IT apprenticeships in the UK.

https://www.qa.com/learners/become-an-apprentice/apprenticeships-vacancies

Apprenticeships, Jobs, Reviews & Careers Advice For School & College Leavers

https://www.ratemyapprenticeship.co.uk/

SpringPod, work experience and apprenticeship searchFind the perfect virtual work experience programme for you.

https://www.springpod.co.uk/virtual-work-experience-programmes

Reach careers-focused young people and then search what apprenticeships they have available.

https://successatschool.org/jobscourses?searchType=Apprenticeship

UCAS apprenticeship search. There is a wide range of apprenticeships for over 1,500 job roles — giving you the opportunity to enter careers in anything.

https://www.ucas.com/apprenticeships-in-england

Activity for National Apprenticeship Week:

60 second - process of elimination - using the vacancy listing below, you have 60 seconds to go through the list of apprenticeships to cross out anything you know you definitely don't want to do. Explain to a friend why you crossed them out.