Apprenticeship Opportunities and Resources

Visit the UK Government website to find out more about apprenticeships here.  

Association for Project Management (APM)

Association for Project Management (APM) is the only chartered body for the project profession, with over 35,000 individual members and more than 450 organisations participating in our Corporate Partnership Programme.

Below are some links for information and opportunities in apprenticeships for PM roles.

A blog from a current apprentice, describing their journey from education to project management in Twinings, the team company.

A link to live project management opportunities in companies large and small, for you to share with recent leavers and those seeking more information, including

  • Amazon
  • Boohoo
  • BT
  • HM Treasury
  • Pfizer
  • Toyota
  • Virgin Media

New Insurance Apprenticeships - Deadline 31st March 2022

Want to earn while you learn? Want the opportunity to start a new career, with the support you need to succeed? A Willis Towers Watson apprenticeship could be just what you're looking for.

Whether you're undecided about university or looking for a career change, from day one at Willis Towers Watson you'll have a real job with a competitive salary. You'll also have all the opportunities you need to build a successful career; studying towards professional qualifications, enjoying support from a tutor and skills coach, and gaining first-hand experience in one of our diverse business teams.

Open evenings at PwC to find out more about our brand new Technology Degree Apprenticeship

In office open evening in Manchester Technology Centre on Tuesday 12th April - HERE

Virtual open evening on Wednesday 20th April - HERE

Arcadis Apprenticeships

We're a business built on pushing boundaries and our future will be defined by the mindsets of our people. At Arcadis you'll have the opportunity to build the career that's right for you. And as a people first business, it’s why we’ll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions.
Join us, and you’ll have the opportunity to work with smart, inspiring people united by a common goal: to improve quality of life.

Start Your Apprenticeship Career Today

All of our apprenticeships are designed to develop your skill set and experience while enabling you to become fully qualified. You'll be involved in real groundbreaking projects helping to transform the world through innovation and creativity.

Our apprenticeship programmes include:

  • Level 4 – Project Management York
  • Level 4 Rail Engineering – York
  • Level 4 – Building Services Technician, York
  • Level 6 – Environmental Practitioner Bristol
  • Level 6 – Engineering Glasgow
  • Level 6 – Engineering – Bristol, Glasgow, Plymouth/Exeter
  • Level 6 – Transport Planning, Birmingham
  • Level 6 Quantity Surveying – London, Manchester, Birmingham & Bristol
  • Level 6 – Urban & Town Planning - Bristol

So, if you're ready for a career that enables you to gain vital work experience, grow your skills across a range of projects while earning and learning then Arcadis could be the perfect career route for you.

We are proud to be named in the top 3 Best Big Companies to work for ranking in the UK’s 2021 Best Companies Awards, also taking the top spot for Best Big Company in London and second place in the Engineering and Construction sector.

With winners assessed across a variety of factors including workplace engagement, leadership, staff well-being, development opportunities, company culture and values, Arcadis’ entry into this prestigious annual list sets it apart as truly going the extra mile to create a thriving workplace environment. 

Opportunities at HSBC

HSBC Foundation Apprenticeship opportunities are live now, all available opportunities can be found and applied to via our UK Apprenticeships page.

Investing in Futures

Apprenticeships play an important role in our business, and provide people an alternative route into a challenging and rewarding career with HSBC. We believe apprenticeships opportunities are one of the very best ways to equip people with the skills they need to succeed. We aim to be a true reflection of the customers we serve and communities we operate in, which is why encouraging talent from all backgrounds to join our business is so important to us.

“A taste of success” Insight Virtual Events

At HSBC, our people span many cultures, communities and continents. We are committed to facilitating their growth and enabling them to thrive both inside and outside the organisation. 

In the modern world, Diversity & Inclusion is such an important topic which, for many of you, will be a core driver in your early career decisions. We want to spotlight these themes, alongside detailing what opportunities are on offer at HSBC to help you think about your careers. 

Financial Education

The Financial Education team at HSBC UK have worked with schools for over 30 years, helping young people learn about money and giving them access to the skills they need for everyday life. For further information and resources please visit:

Virgin Media ApprenticeshipsReading Area 

Salary starts from £18,530 - £30,000 

Excellent benefits: 

Paid holidays
Birthday off each year
Deals on mobile, TV & more
Medical, dental plans
Travel season ticket loan
Car Scheme
Ride to work scheme 

Which Apprenticeship?

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Apprenticeship Schemes 

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Mitchells & Butlers - Apprenticeships

You already know Mitchells & Butlers, even if you don't realise it! With over 1600 pubs, bars and restaurants across the UK with well-known brands, you can begin an apprenticeship with Harvester, Toby Carvery, All Bar One, or Miller and Carter.

Award Winning Support

We’re not the only ones who think it’s a brilliant place to work, our apprenticeship schemes have won over 20 awards. With a mixture of face-to-face and digital meetings with your dedicated trainer, and a buddy at work, you'll be fully supported when you join the M&B family.

Pick a Perk

Bag yourself great deals and discounts from your favourite retailers, access our cycle to work scheme and enjoy cashback. It's all available with pick a perk.

Earn While You Learn

Don't fancy student debt? With 30 hours work each week (paid above National Minimum Apprentice Wage) and 28 days paid holiday, you can make the most of your time both in and out of work.

Love Eating Out?

You'll love it even more with a massive 33% discount across all our brands when you join us. Whether it's date night at Miller & Carter or family roast at Toby Carvery, we’ve got you covered.

Get 'Inn' on this!

Fancy a short city break or the countryside escape? We've got you covered, You can enjoy discounted rooms in one of 44 Innkeepers Lodges from London to Loch Lomond.

Apprenticeship opportunities in Accountancy at BDO

At BDO, you can make an impact from day one - with early client exposure and the kind of complex, challenging problems that will really make the most of your skills. If you’re ready to start earning while you learn, somewhere that will bring out the best in you, our Apprenticeship Programme lets you do all of this and more.

Who are BDO?

We’re one of the UK’s largest Accountancy and Business Advisory firms providing Audit, Advisory, Tax and Business Services & Outsourcing services to clients across a huge range of sectors in the UK and internationally.

What you’ll do here?

A career in accountancy is about much more than numbers. You’ll enjoy gaining invaluable experience in a commercial environment, working on real business projects and collaborating with leading industry professionals who respect and value your contribution.

What’s our culture like?

It’s easy to be inspired at BDO. We believe the sharing of unique perspectives is what makes our business stronger. For you, this means the chance to thrive in a collaborative, inclusive workplace. Here, you’ll always feel free to be yourself. Your counselling manager or buddy will provide you with support and advice whenever you need it.

As you’d expect, we offer a competitive salary and first-class benefits package, but trainees often tell us that our friendly and welcoming culture is what really drew them to BDO.

Apply Now

There’s still time to apply to a place on one of our programmes. Start a career that will bring out the best in you.

Aon Apprenticeship Programme 2021 – Fast Track Application

Not sure if university is for you? Whether it's because of tuition fees, a want for hands-on experience, or it's simply not the path you want to take, that's okay! 

Alternatively, you can consider an apprenticeship programme. Why? Well...

  • Aon Apprentices have real jobs. You'll be a permanent Aon employee from Day one.
  • Aon Apprentices are paid to learn. You'll earn a competitive starting salary of £18k-£20k that grows with your experience, as well as offers additional benefits. We'll support your professional studies and personal development.
  • Aon Apprentices make an impact. You're the future of Aon. We prepare you fully for success on a journey that's often demanding but always rewarding, offer on-the-job training and full support to gain professional qualifications.


Roles Available



Birmingham, Epsom, St Albans

Client Management 

Birmingham, Bristol, Epsom, Farnborough, Leeds, Manchester, St Albans


Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds

Insurance & Reinsurance

Birmingham, Chelmsford, Glasgow, Leeds, Redhill, Tingley

Employee Benefits

Farnborough, Leeds

Interested? If you are in Year 13 and would like to find out more about an Insurance, Actuarial, Investment or Client Management apprenticeship programme, then click the link below to find out what each programme consists of, and how to apply.

Here, you will also have the opportunity to online chat to our friendly team with any questions you have! Our team is here to support you through the whole application process. Please note this is a rolling application process so if you are interested, please apply asap! 

And, some final good news - we know a lengthy application form is never fun. So, if you apply via the link below our team will give you a call to fast track you through the application process by asking a few questions over the phone.

Network Rail Apprenticeships: Discover a career that's going places

At Network Rail, you’re part of an incredible team of experts all working together to help millions of people get where they’re going. Through training, mentoring and guidance, we support each other, we keep each other safe, and we bring out the best in one another.

The Rail industry is currently going through one of the largest transformations we’ve ever seen. New opportunities are appearing every day, and we’re investing over £45 billion in the next five years to revolutionise our nation’s railway system. It’s an incredible time to start a career with us.

Our Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship is a three-year programme which gives you all the support and training you need to take the first steps towards becoming a professional engineer. During this scheme you’ll earn a competitive salary and get involved with important projects — gaining invaluable experience as you work towards a degree level qualification.

Once you’ve completed the course you’ll have the option to continue your studies and move into specialist roles ranging from electrification and plant, overhead lines, signalling and telecoms.

When you become a part of our team, there’s no limit to how far you can go. And there’s never been a more exciting time to join Network Rail. We’re growing every year, embracing new technology, pushing boundaries and challenging what’s possible. So, if you’d like to learn, grow and make your mark on the future of transport, we’d love to hear from you.

The Degree Economist Apprenticeship Programme with the Government Economic Service

With 70+ vacancies available, this is a brilliant opportunity to work in a central government department or agency on some of the most important social, environmental and economic issues our country faces.

You can also visit the GES Vacancy Snapshot profile (link below) for a deeper look into the scheme and to begin preparing for the application process.

Future 12 Month Placement Scheme - IBM Business and Technology Futures

The Futures Placement scheme offers you an invaluable opportunity to work with a world-leading company for 12-months, broadening your horizons and giving you a head start in your career. 

MHA MacIntyre Hudson - School Leaver Training Programmes

MHA MacIntyre Hudson is a top 15 independent accountancy firm that’s been around since 1880. They offer School Leaver training programmes in audit, accounts & tax.

They operate in a number of different locations across UK, including Reading, where they work with a vast number of businesses, including agriculture, motor-sport, media & entertainment, property, construction, not-for-profit organisations and more!

A student brochure is attached below. More information is available here

Wood Lane Dentistry - Apprenticeship and Training Posts in Dental Nursing

Wood Lane Dentistry is a community family dental practice established in August 1969. It offers high quality dentistry to Sonning Common and the surrounding locations. We were finalists in Practice of the Year and Dentist of the Year 2017.

You will be trained to provide dental nursing support to both our general practitioner dentists and also to dentists providing more specialist work such as Implant surgery, Endodontics and Dental Sedation.

Once you have obtained the basics there will also be opportunities to widen your skills and be involved in additional duties.

Why should I apply?

You will receive training leading to a professional qualification.

Once qualified you will be guaranteed employment

Unlike many of your peers you will be paid to earn your qualification.

Call 0118 972 2626 or email

Thales - Apprenticeship Opportunities

Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space.

The opportunities at Thales are as limitless as the boundaries of engineering, science and technology. We're growing all the time and wherever we go and whatever we do, our people grow with us.

More details can be found on our website using the link below. 

Mercedes-Benz Apprenticeship Programme

We recruit and train apprentices for our franchised sites, with vacancies available throughout the whole of the UK.  Apprentices train as Light Vehicle, Heavy Vehicle or Semi-skilled Technicians or for those wishing to gain skills in a sales or customer service role we have our Retail Parts Advisor or Customer Service Specialist. 

To find out more view the programme flyer here.

  • We are particularly looking to promote Women in STEM
  • If you have young women with a passion to understand how vehicles work then we want to hear from them
  • Let us dispel the myths of what a day in the life of a technician looks like
  • Let us share the benefits of launching a career with a globally recognised brand

To speak with one of our team, call 01908 301496 or email us at

Bosch Automotive Apprenticeship Programme

We have already begun to register a number of vacancies targeted to school-leavers. If you have anybody who is looking to work in the Automotive Industry, they can apply online. We offer hands-on roles in the workshop, Motorcycle roles and also Customer Service roles

Below are the links to our websites which have more information about apprenticeships.

AIRBUS Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

Our Engineering Degree Apprenticeship offers a full degree with no fees, plus vocational training with a regular salary. The first of its kind in the UK, Airbus is leading the way with this unique 4 year programme through which you will achieve a BEng in Aerospace Engineering following the design pathway, and work towards a professional IEng level award.
In order to be eligible for this apprenticeship you must have a minimum of:

  • Two A Levels at grade B in Maths and C in Physics or Chemistry (or alternatively a BTEC Engineering Level 3 qualification at grade triple distinction; D* D* D*)
  • GCSE English Language at grade C or 4.

BPP Professional Apprenticeships

CGI Group


FM Conway Ltd

Get In Go Far Toolkit

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships



James Cowper Kreston- Chartered Accountants


KPMG Apprenticeship Programmes

Microsoft Digital Careers

Network Rail Apprenticeships

NG Bailey

Peter Brett Associates LLP Apprenticeships

The Guardian


West Berkshire Training Consortium

Willis Towers Watson


Learn Live Apprenticeship and Graduate video

Visit the Learn Live website here to view a wide range of videos relevant to apprenticeships and graduates.