An apprenticeship is an ideal way to get out in to the world of work and do a job while earning real money!
If this idea appeals to you, you’ve come to the right place. We are the largest provider of apprenticeships in Cornwall and Devon with over 1,700 apprentices in training. We offer a wide variety of apprenticeships in over 42 vocational areas from Accountancy to Plumbing. See the full list in Apprenticeship Programmes.
Apprenticeships are available to anyone over the age of 16 who is employed. You will need to be committed, motivated and have a willingness to learn new things whilst you study.
As an apprentice, you will:
An apprentice is employed from day one and will learn in the workplace but will also attend College usually one day a week depending on your chosen vocation. Your employer must be willing to support you while you train and we can discuss the requirements with them. Otherwise, new apprentice opportunities are posted and regularly updated in the Current Vacancies section. If you are struggling to find an employer to support you, please contact us and we may be able to help.
Two types of apprenticeships are available, ‘Apprenticeships’ are at level 2 and can run for 12 to 24 months. ‘Advanced Apprenticeships’ are at level 3 and can run for a period of 18 months or more. There are opportunities in some areas for Higher Level Apprenticeships at level 4. Each occupation has its own framework set by industry which will enable you to develop the practical skills and knowledge you need for the workplace. Framework details can be found in the in Apprenticeship Programmes.
We focus on what you want to do to find the apprenticeship that suits you best. A Liaison Officer will offer you support and guidance throughout the duration of the programme. If you want a real job with the best quality training in the South West, give us a ring and go for it!
For more information, please contact us at 0800 731 7594 or email email@example.com.
Jemma Hope - Business Admin Apprentice at Cornwall College