York Apprenticeship Taster Day 2020

The York Apprenticeship Taster Day is on Thursday 16 January 2020.

It gives year 11 students from schools across York the opportunity to have a taster in what it is like to be an apprentice in York.

To apply, download and print the Year 11 Apprenticeship Taster Day Application Form. The deadline to return the form is Tuesday 17 December. If you have any questions, get in touch with the York Apprenticeship Hub.

As an apprentice in York, you will:

  • learn job-specific skills
  • earn a salary; apprentices in York earn on average between £117 and £350 per week (depending on the hours worked and level of apprenticeship)
  • get a minimum of 12 months' paid employment and holiday pay
  • in some cases, work up the levels to get a degree or masters degree through apprenticeship training

For more information on apprenticeships, download our York Apprenticeship Guide.

York apprenticeship vacancy and events bulletin

Sign up to receive the weekly York apprenticeships email, highlighting vacancies and events across the city.

If you're already in employment

If you're already in employment, you can do apprenticeship training for professional development, such as working towards management training, Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) or higher and degree level qualifications.

Speak to your employer or contact the Apprenticeship Hub for more information.

Search for apprenticeship vacancies

For a wide range of apprenticeship vacancies, see Find an Apprenticeship (GOV.UK), and for construction vacancies, visit Construction Industry Training Board.

Further information about careers and apprenticeships

For more information about careers and apprenticeships, contact:

  • your school or college careers advisor
  • the National Careers Service if you're aged 18 or over
  • the York Apprenticeship Hub

Information for parents and teachers about apprenticeships

Parents and teachers can access and download informative resources from the Amazing Apprenticeships website.

Information for businesses about apprenticeships

We also offer a free service to help businesses hire an apprentice or use apprenticeship training to up-skill existing staff.

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