From higher wages to securing your future career, there’s many reasons to do an apprenticeship. But when you’re taking a first look into Apprenticeships, it can be nerve wracking, after all, you’re deciding your next 12-18 months!

Here, we take a look at some of the reasons it pays to do an Apprenticeship!

Earn whilst you learn

Not only will you be learning your trade from experienced professionals, you’ll be getting paid to do it! Apprenticeships have a bad rep for being low paid, but compared to the cost of university you’ll still be quids in.

Student card

Yep, it’s not just your uni mates that get a student card. Our friends over at NUS offer an Apprenticeship card which means you can save money at places like ASOS, McDonalds, Frankie and Benny’s,, Superdrug and more!

Apprenticeships covers a variety of job roles 

You might think an apprenticeship is just for manual jobs, but nowadays you can get an apprenticeship in almost any sector! From Automotive to Digital Marketing, Retail to I.T and Customer Service, the skies the limit! 

Big brands LOVE apprenticeships! 

Starbucks, Hewlett Packard, Nissan and Casual Dining Group all love Apprenticeships. Getting placed with a big company can open up a whole new world of opportunities that you might not have thought of. Likewise, a smaller company can mean you get up the ladder a lot faster.

Working an Apprenticeship pays

Okay, we know we already mentioned that you get paid. But the Independent found that Apprentices’ lifetime earnings surpassing university graduates’ by up to 270%! Wow! 

How do I apply ?

Head on over to our vacancies page, search for apprenticeships in your area and hit apply. Simples!