Apprenticeship courses

Apprenticeship courses

Apprenticeships benefits employers and employees alike, by offering high-quality training alongside work.

As an employer, the courses below allow you to upskill your current employees, and bring on new staff at the beginning of their career - with limited costs to you, and extensive support from the University.

As an apprentice, you'll earn a salary while you train, get support with your studies, and apply your new skills in the real world, with no tuition fees to pay.

Find out more about courses and qualifications below.

Construction Site Engineering Technician

Looking after the technical, organising and supervising side of construction projects

Level 4

Typical duration: 36 months (this does not include EPA period)


Civil Engineer

Designing, maintaining and decommissioning civil engineering infrastructure

Level 6

Typical duration: 66 months (this does not include EPA period)


Building Services Design Engineer

Designing, installing and maintaining building services such as water, lighting and heating

Level 6

Typical duration: 60 months (this does not include EPA period)


Construction Quantity Surveyor

Managing all costs relating to construction projects

Level 6

Typical duration: 36 months (this does not include EPA period)


Building Control Surveyor

Providing an impartial, independent and accountable third party service to confirm that building work achieves compliance with minimum standards

Level 6

Typical duration: 48 months (this does not include EPA period)


Construction Site Management

Ensuring that a construction project is completed safely, within an agreed timeframe and budget

Level 6

Typical duration: 36 months (this does not include EPA period)


Rail and Rail Systems Engineer

Helping maintain railway tracks and equipment

Level 5

Typical duration: 24 months (this does not include EPA period)


In development

Architect

Working on the design of new buildings and the redesign of existing buildings

Level 7

Typical duration: 48 months (this does not include EPA period)


Architectural Assistant

Working with Architects and other professionals such as Engineers, to design buildings and deliver architectural projects

Level 6

Typical duration: 48 months (this does not include EPA period)

Digital and Technology Solutions Professional

Maintaining digital and technology strategies through technology leadership

Level 6

Typical duration: 36 months (this does not include EPA period)

Embedded Electronic Systems Design and Development Engineer (Electro Mechanical Pathway)

Designing and developing electronic circuits, devices and systems for a range of industries

Level 6

Typical duration: 36 months (this does not include EPA period)


Electrical or Electronic Technical Support Engineer (Electro Mechanical Pathway)

Supporting the manufacturing of new products by bringing the product to life and resolving manufacturing problems

Level 6

Typical duration: 60 months (this does not include EPA period)


Product Design and Development Engineer

Using engineering techniques to bring new products to life or redesign existing products

Level 6

Typical duration: 60 months (this does not include EPA period)


Manufacturing Engineer

Helping take products from design to manufacture, ensuring that they are launched on time, at cost and to the right quality

Level 6

Typical duration: 60 months (this does not include EPA period)


Senior Metrology Technician

Managing teams that use, design and repair equipment for taking measurements

Level 5

Typical duration: 36 months (this does not include EPA period)


Postgraduate Engineer (Product Design and Development Pathway)

Developing innovative solutions to complex technical engineering problems

Level 7

Typical duration: 30 months (this does not include EPA period)

Healthcare Assistant Practitioner

Providing, supervising and coordinating high-quality and compassionate health and social care for a wide range of people

Level 5

Typical duration: 18 months (this does not include EPA period)


Nursing Associate

Providing care for people of all ages and from different backgrounds, cultures and beliefs

Level 5

Typical duration: 24 months (this does not include EPA period)


Occupational Therapist

Working with individuals enabling them to participate in meaningful occupations and activities of everyday life

Level 6

Typical duration: 48 months (this does not include EPA period)


Physiotherapist

Delivering programmes and interventions to help people affected by injury, ageing, illness or disability

Level 6

Typical duration: 48 months (this does not include EPA period)


Social Worker

Protecting vulnerable children and adults from harm or abuse, and supporting adults to live independently

Level 6

Typical duration: 30 months


Operating Department Practitioner

Supporting operating theatre staff and providing care to patients at all stages of an operation

Level 6

Typical duration: 48 months (this does not include EPA period)


Registered Nurse

Giving care, advice and support to sick, injured or disabled people

Level 6

Typical duration: 48 months (this does not include EPA period)


Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Providing clinical care and treatment to patients

Level 7

Typical duration: 36 months (this does not include EPA period)


Coming soon

Public Health Practitioner – September 2021

Assessing and managing risk of disease and ill-health, and the prevention of premature deaths

Level 6

Typical duration: 36 months (this does not include EPA period)


Dietitian – September 2021

Using advanced communication and behaviour-change skills to enable people to make lifestyle and food choices to improve their health

Level 6

Typical duration: 48 months (this does not include EPA period)


Physiotherapist – September 2021

Delivering programmes and interventions to help people affected by injury, ageing, illness or disability

Level 6

Typical duration: 48 months (this does not include EPA period)


Clinical Associate in Psychology – September 2021

Provide high quality, evidence based psychological interventions to inform practice

Level 7

Typical duration: 18 months (this does not include EPA period)

Coming soon

Accountancy or Taxation Professional – September 2021

Providing financial information and advice to different organisations

Level 7

Typical duration: 36 months (this does not include EPA period)

Police Constable

Upholding law and order through the detection, prevention and investigation of crime

Level 6

Typical duration: 36 months (this does not include EPA period)

HR Consultant/Partner

Providing human resources (HR) expertise within a company or organisation

Level 5

Typical duration: 36 months (this does not include EPA period)


Operations/Departmental Manager

Managing teams and projects in line with a private, public or voluntary organisation's operational or departmental strategy

Level 5

Typical duration: 30 months (this does not include EPA period)


Chartered Manager

Taking responsibility for long-term organisational success, managing people, projects, operations or services

Level 6

Typical duration: 48 months (this does not include EPA period)


Project Manager

Help organisations manage projects efficiently

Level 6

Typical duration: 48 months (this does not include EPA period)


Supply Chain Leadership Professional

Procuring, producing, moving and delivering a product or service from a supplier to a customer or end-user

Level 6

Typical duration: 48 months (this does not include EPA period)


Senior Leader

A leader who has senior management responsibility

Level 7

Typical duration: 24 months (this does not include EPA period)


Sales Executive

Leading end-to-end sales interaction with customers and managing sales internally within an organisation

Level 4

Typical duration: 18 months (this does not include EPA period)

Teacher

Educating young people to achieve the highest possible standards

Level 6

Typical duration: 12 months (this does not include EPA period)

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