What does the term 'apprentice' actually mean? Find out who can be an apprentice, what they do, and what it means to be one. Advertisement. Why the ads? Advertisement. Why the ads? Advanced, intermediate, and degree apprenticeship meaning Take a look at the four levels of apprenticeships, and which one might be suitable for you. What are the requirements for an apprenticeship? Aside from deciding if an apprenticeship is right for you, it’s a good idea to think about what kind of apprenticeship you’re right for. What are the apprenticeship rules for employers? The government is incentivising companies to offer apprenticeship programmes at all levels, across every industry and sector you could think of. Joining an apprenticeship programme: The key steps Just like any other job, every employer has their own application process. Some will ask you to apply direct to them, others through the National Apprenticeship Service. How apprenticeship programmes work Apprenticeships are as varied as the employers who offer them. Take a look at what you can generally except from an apprenticeship.