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Apprenticeships allow you to work and study at the same time. You will combine practical training in your workplace with studying at college so that you can earn while you learn. We like to call it the best of both worlds! Warrington & Vale Royal College is the Top 10 College for Apprenticeship Training in the UK, Qualification Achievement Rates (QAR) General Further Education Providers. With courses ranging from level 2 to level 5, you can choose from trade apprenticeships, including plumbing and electrical installation, to hairdressing, customer service and many more.

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Apprenticeships are available across a wide range of sectors and organisations; from local businesses to large national brands. Why study an apprenticeship with us?

If you want to study an apprenticeship in Warrington, there are many reasons why you should choose to study at Warrington & Vale Royal College.
  • Top 10 College for Apprenticeship Training in the UK, Qualification Achievement Rates (QAR) General Further Education Providers
  • We have an Apprenticeship Recruitment Service, so will match your skills to a suitable vacancy with an employer
  • Our experienced Apprenticeship Team will work with you and guide you through your apprenticeship
  • Over 90% of our apprentices continue in employment or receive a promotion following their apprenticeship completion
  • Our team of Apprentice Coaches will monitor your progress and keep in close contact with you and your employer.
Current apprenticeship vacancies

Higher Apprenticeships

Our higher apprenticeships provide an excellent alternative to achieving higher level qualifications, by offering you practical training combined with study. As a higher apprentice you will spend the majority of your working week in the workplace, however you will regularly attend classes at college and will have assessments and assignments to complete which count towards your qualification. Higher apprenticeships start at Level 4 and above. We currently offer the following higher apprenticeships:

View all current apprenticeship vacancies

Judge us by the companies we keep:

We work with lots of wonderful employers from many different sectors and receive positive feedback from many of them.

Not only do our employers have apprentices with us, they also support us in shaping our curriculum offer, attending Steering Groups, Find Your Match recruitment events, work placements, guest speakers and Employer Weeks.

Judge Us

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Lewis Toft

Previous school: Hope Academy
e course: Level 2 Bricklaying Apprenticeship
Bloor Homes

After refining his skills on our full-time Level 1 Brickwork course after high school, Lewis secured a competitive apprenticeship position with Bloor Homes; a renowned house-building group with over 50 years of experience. When he first joined the college, Lewis was blown away by the support of his tutors and our Apprenticeships Team, and quickly found the perfect employer to begin his career in the construction sector. Lewis has been focusing on building his skills tool-kit as well as saving up to eventually move across the globe to start a business in Australia. He said:

“The college helped me to find and secure my apprenticeship. I love that every day I am doing something different. Everything I have learned will be useful on my career journey, whether I am on-site or in college.”

Contact our Apprenticeships Team

If you are a student looking to go down the apprenticeship pathway or an employer with an apprentice vacancy, we would love to hear from you!

If you would like to make an enquiry you can contact the team on 01925 494271 or by emailing:

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