Become an Apprentice
Earn a salary while you learn.
It’s a great alternative to full time education, which often has a hefty price tag and can leave you with little real-life work experience at the end of it.
Practical hands-on experience.
Instead of purely classroom-based study, this approach is easier for many, and also helps with work-based skills, such as communication and team working.
Apprenticeships for all ages.
Help kick-start a career in a job that suits your skills and interests, facilitate a career change, or progress in your current job role.
Want to become an apprentice?
Select the option below which best applies to your current situation, to view your next steps:
- Click here if you are currently in full-time education
STEP 1. REGISTER WITH US
Click here to complete our online application form to register your interest.
Completing this application is important, as it means we can provide you with important information, and a sector expert can help you find a job. It also means we can enrol you at the College, offering you a back-up option on another course, in case you don’t find an Apprenticeship job or you change your mind.
(Tick whether you have already found an Apprenticeship employer or still need to find one.)
STEP 2. ATTEND AN INTERVIEW EVENING
Once you have completed the online application form, you will be invited to an Interview Evening. You will receive a text alert, and an email with time and date. This will be an informal meeting with a member of our team to provide you with an offer* and important information on your next steps.
*If you do not have an Apprenticeship Employer at this point, you will receive a conditional offer
STEP 3. START YOUR JOB SEARCH
One of our sector specific Recruitment Advisers will be in contact in Spring to see how you are getting on with your job search. You will be given the option to book a 1:1 session with them to discuss your Apprenticeship job search in more detail.
You will need to have a job in order to become an Apprentice. If you don’t, not to worry. View our Job Search Info page here and search Current Vacancies on our job site.
STEP 4. ENROL & JOIN US
You will be invited to our enrolment day in August. Your September course start date and location will be confirmed and we will arrange to meet with you and your employer in the workplace. You will then be an official Exeter College Apprentice, will receive ongoing support and will have access to our fantastic range of student benefits.
- Click here if you are ready now
STEP 1. REGISTER ON OUR JOB SITE
Click here to complete the registration on our dedicated job site.
Your registration allows you to view and apply for job we advertise and also means we can alert you to new vacancies and support you with your job search.
You can add to your account information and upload your CV, which makes applying for a job really easy!
STEP 2. 1:1 APPOINTMENT WITH A TRAINING & RECRUITMENT ADVISER
Once you have registered you will receive an auto confirmation email. One of our team will then be in contact to invite you to book an appointment with an Apprenticeship recruitment expert in your area of interest.
They can answer any questions you have, suggest employers in your area of interest, help with your CV, interview preparation, writing an application, and provide course information.
STEP 3. START YOUR JOB SEARCH
You will need to have a job in order to become an Apprentice. View our Job Search Info page here and search Current Vacancies on our job site.
STEP 4. ENROL & JOIN US
Once you have found an Apprenticeship job we will arrange to meet with you and your employer in the workplace. You will attend an informal interview at the College so that we can enrol you on your Apprenticeship programme.
View Current Job Vacancies
If you would like any support with your application then contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01392 400800 or email@example.com.
View our Job Search Info page
We are here to support you from start to finish. We can help you with anything, from general advice and guidance, to help with your job search.
Click here to book an appointment with a member of the team, sign up for our next our next open event, or visit our meet the team page to find out full contact details.
You can also check out our Frequently Asked Questions here.
Apprenticeships we offer
We offer Apprenticeships in a range of sectors including…
Business & Professional Services
Construction & Trades
Data & Science
Education & Early Years
Engineering, Aerospace & Manufacturing
Fitness, Activity Leadership & Leisure
Health & Care
Hospitality & Catering
Digital & Technology
Motor Vehicle, Transport & Logistics
Why choose us
A dedicated team supporting you
Fantastic links with employers
Something for everyone
Ofsted Outstanding Provider
Success Rates 16% above average
No.1 city in UK for Apprenticeships*
*Centre for Cities Think Tank Report
Continuity of Learning Through Covid
In uncertain times Exeter College were certain of one thing – continuity of learning. Hear from two current Apprentices about their experience through lockdown and how Exeter College have enabled them to continue learning on their Apprenticeship.
“Exeter College is definitely the go-to place to study an apprenticeship. The support you get from the Apprenticeship Team is outstanding.”Laura Hazell, Headstart, Level 3 Hairdressing Apprenticeship
Whether you’re thinking of an Apprenticeship or you’re a business considering an Apprentice, our team can support you with the next steps.
Contact us today:
Phone: 01392 400800
To arrange an online meeting with one of our Training and Recruitment Advisers click here.