Apprenticeships

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Apprenticeships with Skills for Growth help provide the first steps into your chosen career

Apprenticeships are a nationally recognised programme that enable you to earn while you learn

Skills for Growth have been delivering Apprenticeships in London and the South East for over 30 years

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Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study.

As an apprentice you’ll:

You can apply for an apprenticeship while you’re still at school. To start one, you’ll need to be:

Skills for Growth have been delivering apprenticeships in the local community for the past 3 decades and have helped thousands of young people achieve the first steps to their chosen career.



Skills for Growth’s Apprentices at Charles Stanley settle in to City life…..

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What does an apprenticeship involve?

Functional Skills

All apprenticeships include Functional Skills:

Other Learning

Information Communication Technology

ICT is also included in Business Admin, IT User Skills, Early Years Practitioners apprenticeships:

Work experience

Whilst studying towards your required apprenticeship you will gain 12-24 month work experience within the field. On and off the job training is given and this will be in the training centre you choice and also within your organisation where you complete your experience as an apprentice. You will secure a work placement for 12-18 months with a chance of a full time position job at the end of it.


Progression Routes

Progression Routes for Business & Administration

Business & Administration learners can progress to become office managers, team leaders, office supervisors, legal or medical secretaries, or executive assistants. They can also progress onto the assessor Award TAQA.
Find out more about Business Admin Apprenticeships

Progression Routes for Childcare & Development

Childcare learners can progress in their sector to become Early Years Practitioners, Child minders, Sure Start workers, Special Educational Needs Assistants, Child care Centre managers, Preschool advisors; or progress into nursing, teaching, or take the TAQA award to become an assessor, Internal Quality Assurer.
Find out more about Childcare & Development Apprenticeships

Progression Routes for Customer Service

Customer Service learners work to provide excellent customer service which can be applied to hundreds of job roles across many different sectors. Most customer service apprentices work in retail, financial services, call centres, hospitality, or sport and recreation. They could progress to become a customer relationship manager/co-ordinator/team leader in a wealth of different sectors.
Find out more about Customer Service Apprenticeships

Progression Routes for Hairdressing

Hairdressing learners can progress to become a junior stylist, and, if they continue to complete their Level 3 they could advance to become a senior stylist. There is also potential within salon management, the creative industry, plus the opportunity to take the TAQA qualification to become an assessor, or advance onto teaching.
Find out more about Hairdressing Apprenticeships

Progression Routes for ICT

The IT industry develops computer solutions that help businesses and individuals become more successful in their work. IT professionals serve customers in all types of business, including digital marketing. They could be developing software or websites, helping companies set up new systems, or training people to use their IT facilities.
Find out more about ICT Apprenticeships

Progression Routes for Sales

Good salesmanship involves helping customers to buy a product or service to meet their needs. As an apprentice you could find yourself working in a range of sectors. You may be, for example, a sales advisor in a retail store environment, or a membership advisor in a health and fitness club. This involves meeting people, building relationships, addressing challenges, being creative in offering solutions and thinking independently. You could progress onto a supervisory role as team leader.
Find out more about Sales Apprenticeships

Progression Routes for Management

Good managers are essential to the success of any business, so the skills gained on this apprenticeship are transferable and valuable across a range of sectors and job roles.
Find out more about Management Apprenticeships

Progression Routes for Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools

This apprenticeship trains you to provide support in the classroom. Learning support staff work with teachers, carry out duties like lesson preparation, and work with small groups or individuals.
Find out more about Support Teaching & Learning in Schools Apprenticeships


Get in touch with the Learner Recruitment Team

Get in touch today to find out more! You can contact us via the website, email LearnerRecruitment@skillsforgrowth.org.uk or phone 020 8221 0500


Success stories at Skills for Growth

Juber Ahmed - learner testimonial

Juber Ahmed

“I work at Charles Stanley, I got this apprenticeship through Skills For Growth. I really enjoy working here. Without the help of Skills for Growth, I really don’t think I would be in the position I am today!”

Read more on our Apprenticeship Case Studies page!

Jasmin Begum - learner testimonial

Jasmin Begum

“I work at Charles Stanley in the Finance and Pensions department and I love it. I really enjoy city working life. Skills for Growth have helped me so much!”

Read more on our Apprenticeship Case Studies page!

Jahangir Alam - learner testimonial

Jahangir Alam

“I work at Charles Stanley. I joined Skills for Growth in October 2012. They were very helpful in helping me to find an apprenticeship that best suits me. I didn’t want to go to University as I believe its not for me as well as the fees are too much, so I decided to learn and earn!”

Read more on our Apprenticeship Case Studies page!


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Skills for Growth deliver a range of high quality training across London at our three sites. We deliver apprenticeships, traineeships and provide a business support service to employers.

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Skills for Growth are a charity with 'skills' at its very heart. We are passionate about progression and the key to this is supporting young people and employers to make the process a valuable experience for all involved!

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Learner Vacancies

Visit the learner vacancies page for more apprenticeship opportunities

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