York Year 11 Apprenticeship Taster Day - Thursday 17 January 2019

Open to Year 11 school students studying in York only; booking is required.

The York Apprenticeship Hub (Skills Team, City of York Council) along with local employers and training providers, want to help you find out what it’s like to be an apprentice in York, across a variety of job roles and sectors.

To book onto one of the apprenticeship tasters:

  1. download and print the Y11 Apprenticeship Taster Day application form which also includes further information on the taster choices
  2. complete the form and take it to your Careers Adviser or Year 11 Taster Day Lead in school

As an apprentice, you will:

  • learn job-specific skills
  • earn a salary; apprentices in York earn on average between £105 and £350 per week
  • 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
  • be able to apply to university once you’ve completed your apprenticeship
  • get to graduate; apprentices are invited to attend the annual York Apprenticeship Graduation & Awards Ceremony

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

York apprenticeship vacancy and events bulletin

Sign up to the weekly York apprenticeship vacancy and events bulletin email, highlighting vacancies and events across the city.

If you're already in employment

If you're already in employment, you can also 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 BConstructive.

You can also search through the types of apprenticeships available and find training providers; visit Find Apprenticeship Training (GOV.UK).

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 about apprenticeships

Parents can download the apprenticeship factsheet for more information about the benefits of apprenticeships.

Information for businesses about apprenticeships

We also offer a free service to help businesses hire an apprentice.

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