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What apprenticeships are available in Northern Ireland?

In Northern Ireland, there are currently around 170 Level 2 and Level 3 apprenticeships, and over 45 higher level apprenticeships to choose from.
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Higher level apprenticeships

Cara Hadden discusses the opportunity and benefits from completing a higher level apprenticeship
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  • Level 2 apprenticeships: generally considered to be the same level as five GCSEs at Grades A* — C. View the full list and details of the Level 2 frameworks, including the job roles associated with each apprenticeship, the qualifications you work towards, and skills you’ll develop.   
  • Level 3 apprenticeships: generally considered to be the same level as two A levels. View the full list and details of the Level 3 frameworks, including the job roles associated with each apprenticeship, the qualifications you work towards, and the skills you’ll develop.   
  • Higher level apprenticeships: these are new, and available from Level 4 — 7. They offer qualifications at levels equivalent to HNC, foundation degree, honours degree, and postgraduate level. They are available across a range of industries, including  ICT, business technology, construction engineering, creative industries, engineering, financial services, hospitality and tourism, life sciences and social media and digital marketing. View the full list and details of the higher level apprenticeship frameworks, including the job roles associated with each apprenticeship, the qualifications you work towards, and the skills you’ll develop.   
  • Apprenticeships for people aged 25 and over: there are some apprenticeships available in specific sectors, at Levels 2 and 3. Terms and conditions apply – find out more about apprenticeship frameworks for people aged 25 and over.

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