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What is an Apprenticeship?

Find out more about studying an Apprenticeship with EKC Group.

An apprenticeship is your path to a paid job where you can earn a wage whilst you’re training, giving you invaluable industry experience. 

You will get hands-on experience in a sector you choose with a paid employment placement. You will be entitled to employee benefits such as holiday leave.  

Who is an Apprenticeship for?

Apprenticeships offer a paid work opportunity for individuals who are: 

  • Early in their career 
  • Seeking to upskill within their current job 
  • Exploring a career change. 

 There are different levels of Apprenticeship schemes to suit your needs. 

What are the benefits of an Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships present an enticing, paid opportunity for individuals seeking more experience, wanting to enhance their skills or taking on a change of career. 

You can earn a wage whilst working and studying. 

Why should I do an Apprenticeship?

Experience and Skill Enhancement

A chance to hone your skills and gain practical knowledge.


Nationally Recognised Qualifications

Achieve professional qualifications without the course fees.

Employee Benefits

Not only do you learn and grow, but you can earn money whilst you do it. 

Work with Industry Professionals

Work alongside experts in your sector, gaining insights that can’t be found in textbooks. 

Apprenticeship Vacancies

View the courses we have on offer and apply for an Apprenticeship right for you.

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