Apprenticeships offer practical on-the-job experience, essential learning tools and qualifications.  Relevant opportunities from local businesses and organisations will be shared here.

Notices & Key Dates

  • National Apprenticeship Week:  Monday 10th – Sunday 16th of February 2025

The week-long event brings together apprentices, employers, training providers, teachers, careers advisers, parents, and carers to be inspired by the opportunities that apprenticeships create.

Upcoming Opportunities

Customer Service

Traineeship

Yr 11 +

The Vindolanda Trust

The Vindolanda Trust is offering a Heritage Visitor Service Full time 19-month Traineeship. Salary £18,000 per annum. Closing Date – 4pm on Friday July 26th.

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To apply visit the current jobs pages at www.vindolanda.com and complete the application form. Interviews to be held at Hedley Centre, Vindolanda, NE47 7JN during August 2024

Data Analyst

Apprenticeship

Yr 13 +

Data Analyst Apprenticeship – DVSA

This role combines learning and practical on the job training. At the end of it all, you’ll have a level 4 qualification in Data Analysis and a wealth of knowledge and understanding of DVSA’s theory test products, making a real difference to road safety and protecting the British public. Annual Wage £28,119.00

Closing date: 14 Jul 2024

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Engineering Technician

Apprenticeship

Yr 11 +

Engineer Technician – Global Manufacturing Supplies

GMS are a Leader in the Source & Supply of manufactured components, supplying into various leading manufacturing sectors. You will work with a close team of engineers with a variety of engineering and supply needs by using CAD systems, inspection and design, interpreting drawings and verifying quality. At the end of your apprenticeship, the candidate will have completed Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standards, and there is the possibility of a full-time role upon successful completion of the apprenticeship. Annual Wage £13,468.00

Closing Date: 19 July 2024

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Health & Social Care

Apprenticeship

Yr 11 +

Social Care Apprenticeship – Deneholme Care Centre

Deneholme Care Centre in Allendale would like to offer students who have completed their Health & Social Care GCSE the opportunity to apply for an apprenticeship position within the Care Home. The apprentice would be given the opportunity to complete their Level 3 in Health & Social Care whilst employed with the company.

If you are interested, please contact Linda Charlton on 07946288668 for an application pack.

ICT

Apprenticeship

Yr 11 +

ICT Apprenticeship – Newcastle City Council

Newcastle City Council has a fantastic track record with our Apprentices, with many of them gaining permanent employment at the end of their training and continuing to progress their career with NCC.

ICT Apprentice – Newcastle City Council – North East Jobs

If anyone is keen to have a conversation or needs any support applying, please contact @Miller, Mark

Joinery

Apprenticeship

Yr 11 +

Bench Joinery Apprenticeship – Richard James Joinery Ltd Hexham

We are recruiting for summer 2024 one apprentice to join our team, learning all aspects of manufacturing and finishing high quality timber windows and doors. Applicants must have a keen eye for detail and be prepared to learn to work to extremely high standards. On the job training will be given on an ongoing basis along with day release to a local college to study for a qualification in Carpentry and Joinery.

Interested applicants should email a short message to office@richardjamesjoinery.co.uk expressing your interest in this position along with any further details you think will support your application.

Maintenance

Apprenticeship

Yr 11 +

Maintenance Apprenticeship – Quantum Control Ltd

We are seeking a dedicated and proactive Maintenance Apprentice to join our maintenance team. This position provides an excellent opportunity to learn and develop essential maintenance skills under the guidance of experienced professionals. The successful candidate will earn Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician level 3 standard with Full time position upon completion of apprenticeship. Annual Wage £12,313.60

Closing date: 01 August 2024

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Marketing

Apprenticeship

Yr 11 +

Digital Marketing Apprenticeship – HDC Travel Ltd

We are looking for an apprentice who is eager to develop their career in a fast-growing business. This is an excellent opportunity to join our in-house team and to assist with various exciting marketing projects. You will work towards the Level 3 Multi Channel Marketer Apprenticeship standard qualification with Gateshead College. Annual Wage £12,480.00

Closing date: 19 July 2024

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Optical Assistant

Apprenticeship

Yr 11 +

Optical Assistant Apprenticeship – Specsavers Hexham

We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about providing great customer service and would like to pursue a career in optics. Once you have completed the apprenticeship, you’ll be a fully qualified Level 3 Optical Assistant with a massive range of career options ahead of you. Annual wage £17,160.00

Closing date: 23 Jul 2024

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Retail (Parts) Advisor

Apprenticeship

Yr 11 +

Retail (Parts) Advisor – Mercedes Benz of Newcastle Upon Tyne

The role of a Retail (Parts) Advisor Apprentice is diverse. You’ll be working behind the scenes receiving deliveries & at the front desk serving Mercedes-Benz customers. You’ll learn skills in managing stock, merchandising, forecasting & analysing purchasing habits, as well as developing your ability to retain customers.The successful candidate will achive Level 3 Retail Team Leader qualification. Annual Wage £13,312.00

Closing date: 31 August 2024

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Teaching Assistant

Apprenticeship

Yr 11 +

Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship – Hexham Priory School

To work under the instruction of teaching staff, in the classroom with the teacher but also within other settings, to support access to learning for pupils and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. To support pupils with a range of special needs including profound and multiple learning difficulties. On successful completion of the apprenticeship, the candidate will achieve level 3 Teaching Assistant Standard. For the right candidate, there is the possibility of a full-time position. Annual Wage £12,480.00

Closing date: 18 Jul 2024

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Quantity Surveyor

Apprenticeship

Yr 13 +

Quantity Surveyor Apprenticeship – Stonbury Ltd

Gaining real-life experience in the workplace, training will also be provided, leading to a Level 6 Chartered Surveyor qualification. Training will be delivered on a day release basis where you will have opportunity to network with other individuals from various organisations. We provide all apprentices with a dedicated mentor. Annual Wage £22,000.00

Closing date: 08 August 2024

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Apprenticeship FAQ

Apprenticeships are advertised all year, so there is no right or wrong time to apply for an apprenticeship.

In a typical week, you’ll spend four days at work and one at university, college, or a training provider.