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Use these facts with your students to get them thinking about this route.
- Apprenticeships let you earn and learn simultaneously, from minimum wage up to £300 per week.
- You’ll be a paid employee of your company, with a contract of employment and holiday entitlement.
- Apprenticeships offer a package of work and study, where you’ll gain qualifications and hands-on experience while you work.
- Employers including Deloitte, BMW, and the BBC take on apprenticeships and opportunities span across sectors, from engineering to law - you might be surprised by what’s on offer.
- In fact, there are more than 28,000 apprenticeship vacancies available, across more than 1,500 roles.
- A degree apprenticeship is a relatively new type of apprenticeship, which leads to a full university degree - but without the tuition fees.
- According to the Department for Education, 90% of apprentices stay employed after completing an apprenticeship.