So, what exactly is an apprenticeship?

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An apprenticeship is a real work placement which allows candidates to earn whilst they learn.

Becoming an apprentice is appealing to many young people for many reasons, some people aren’t made for classroom learning and thrive in hands on environments.

As an apprentice, you have the luxury of gaining real work experience, earning, learning and gaining those all important qualifications.

Ultima Skills Training offer a range of apprenticeships to suit people from all walks of life, in and around the North West of England.


 Apprenticeships: the benefits…

The benefits of being an apprentice really are endless. You will:

  • Earn a salary
  • Learn job specific skills
  • Have experience which is adaptable to various roles
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • Increased future earning potential
  • Learn at a pace which suits you
  • Get paid holidays

Can I apply for an Apprenticeship?

To be eligible for an apprenticeship you must:

  • Be 16 or over
  • Living in England
  • Not in full-time education


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Call 01942 498 233 or email for a free apprenticeship review.


“the benefits of being an apprentice for me would be the on the job experience and being in employment”

Dale Hamer, 21, Valeting Apprentice

“I’ve picked up skills in face-to-face and telephone communication, food hygiene and health and safety. My employer’s also putting me through further training in food hygiene and first aid so I get my certificates.”

Olivia Dawson, 17,Customer Service Apprentice

“I’d recommend an apprenticeship to others as it’s great for your CV, you can say that you’ve had work experience in a particular role and you feel more confident to further your career.”

Rebecca Flatley, 18, Customer Service Apprentice

“in 5 years time I’d like to progress in this role, the apprenticeship has given me lots of confidence as it’s practical learning. In uni, it was all theory and it wasn’t really a learning style I responded to.”

 Gavin Parkinson, 22, Business Administration Apprentice