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We have a huge range of apprenticeships available across a number of service sectors industries


Choosing to become an apprentice could be one of the best career decisions you make. An apprenticeship is a real job, with real pay and you’ll gain the knowledge, the skills, and crucially, the industry experience necessary for a successful career. Help reach your potential and join the 150,000 apprentices we have helped achieve an apprenticeship since 1993.

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As one of the UK’s largest apprenticeship providers we work in partnership with employers to offer apprenticeship vacancies in hospitality, retail, management, adult & early years care and active leisure. These employers range from small local companies through to large national companies, including many of the UK’s best known brands.

We’ll support you in finding that perfect apprenticeship. Once you’re enrolled on your apprenticeship you’ll have a dedicated trainer who will visit you regularly and you’ll receive all the support you need to achieve your apprenticeship.


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We have a huge range of vacancies available and you can do a full search of all of these by clicking here. You’ll also find lots of helpful information and be able to apply for apprenticeship vacancies and register your details for future vacancies.

Below are a number of our featured apprenticeship vacancies this week.


Featured Apprenticeship Vacancies of the Week

Apprentice Early Years Practitioner Sunshine Day Nursery , Burton on Trent

Are you looking to start your career in Early Years? If so, Sunshine Day Nursery are looking for enthusiastic people who want to work towards a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner. Duties include contributing to a caring environment for children.

Apprentice Administrator Dow Chemicals, Cheadle

Dow Chemicals have an exciting opportunity for Business Administration Apprentice. We are looking for exceptional individuals with ability, drive, ambition and a keen interest in a Business Administration Apprenticeship Programme while working at our new Headquarters in Manchester and our partnering College.

Apprentice Chef (Hospitality & Catering Kitchen) Antrobus Arms, Northwich

Do you have a passion for food and cooking? The Antrobus Arms are looking for an Apprentice Chef to join their dedicated team. This is a great opportunity for you to develop your career within the Hospitality and Catering Industry. Within an established business with proven past experience with apprenticeships.

Retail Assistant Apprenticeship Farmfoods, Southend-on-Sea

Are you ambitious and looking for a new career working in retail? Farmfoods are looking to recruit an Apprentice Retail Assistant at their Southend store. If you welcoming, helpful and friendly with a desire to learn new skills then this could be the perfect role for you.

Customer Service Apprentices GS Couriers Ltd, Lincoln

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, articulate person to join our team as a Customer Service Apprentice. You will need to have excellent communication skills, a desire to provide exceptional customer service and the ability to build relationships with a vast range of customers.

Apprentice Hospitality Team MemberElior, Lincoln

Are you warm, non- judgmental, resilient, friendly and genuine? Do you enjoy customer interaction? We have an excellent opportunity to develop a rewarding catering career with us, Elior UK - a leading contract caterer.


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Active Leisure

The UK Active Leisure industry is a young, dynamic and thriving business sector which has evolved rapidly in its relatively short history.

The diversity of the sector means that it contains a vast range of occupations; everything from recreation assistant, gym instructors, personal trainers, outdoor/ indoor activity instructors to leisure centre managers.

Apprenticeships (standards & frameworks*) available:


  • Level 3 Leisure Duty Manager
  • Level 3 Personal Trainer
  • Level 3 Learning Mentor


  • Level 2 Instructing Exercise & Fitness – Gym
  • Level 2 Instructing Exercise & Fitness – Exercise to Music
  • Level 2 Activity Leadership
  • Level 2 Operational Services Health & Wellbeing
  • Level 3 Leisure Management
  • Level 3 Personal Training

Business Skills

Every organisation recognises the need for skilled leaders and managers along with a need for highly performing central functions. Our leadership and management, customer service and business administration apprenticeships provide a fantastic opportunity to develop these important skills.

Apprenticeships (standards & frameworks*) available: 


  • Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner
  • Level 3 Customer Service Specialist
  • Level 3 Business Administration
  • Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor
  • Level 3 Learning Mentor
  • Level 5 Operation/Departmental Manager


  • Level 2 & Level 3 Customer Service
  • Level 2 & Level 3 Business Administration
  • Level 2 Team Leading
  • Level 3 ILM Management
  • Level 4 ILM Management

Early Years

The early years sector is critical to nurturing our future generations. The sector is growing, and needs highly committed and skilled professionals.

Working with children involves a range of personal and professional skills, using creativity and imagination to support the development of pre-school children.

Apprenticeships available:


  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner
  • Level 3 Early Years Educator


The hospitality industry employs over 5% of the UK’s working population, equating to over 1.5 million jobs. The industry has a wide range of job roles and professions with huge scope for career progression.

Apprenticeships (standards & frameworks*) available:


  • Level 2 Hospitality Team Member
  • Level 2 Production Chef
  • Level 2 Commis Chef
  • Level 3 Hospitality Supervisor
  • Level 3 Senior Production Chef
  • Level 3 Chef de Partie
  • Level 4 Hospitality Manager


  • Level 2 Food and Beverage Service
  • Level 2 Food Services
  • Level 2 Housekeeping
  • Level 2 Front of House Reception
  • Level 2 Food Production and Cooking
  • Level 2 Kitchen Services
  • Level 2 Professional Cookery
  • Level 3 Professional Cookery
  • Level 3 Hospitality Supervision and Leadership


With almost 300,000 outlets the retail industry is one of the UK’s biggest employers, employing nearly 3 million people.

We have training partnerships with some of the UK’s best known retailers, from the high street to multinational supermarkets.

Apprenticeships (standards & frameworks*) available:


  • Level 2 Retailer
  • Level 2 Supply Chain Warehousing Operative
  • Level 3 Retail Team Leader
  • Level 4 Retail Manager


  • Level 2 Retail Skills
  • Level 3 Retail Sales Professional
  • Level 3 Retail Management
  • Level 3 Warehousing & storage

Social Care

Adult care services are central to the health and wellbeing of individuals and families across the UK. This sector faces significant growth and change, with employers seeking to attract committed, motivated and flexible individuals.

Apprenticeships available:


  • Level 2 Adult Care Worker
  • Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker
  • Level 5 Leader in Adult Care

If you have any queries, please email us or call us using the details below:
Email: [email protected]
Freephone: 0800 731 8199

* In England apprenticeships are delivered through apprenticeship standards. In Scotland, Northern Ireland or Wales you will work towards an apprenticeship framework.