Apprenticeships are offered by a wide range of employers and are advertised in many places. The Government’s Apprenticeships website is a great place to start and includes many nationally available apprenticeships, information on the different levels of apprenticeships, and tips on how to apply for them.
However, many employers, colleges, and training providers advertise apprenticeships on their websites and do not always use the Government’s site.
Finding an apprenticeship can be a bit like finding a job – your first step should be to do some searching online to see what’s out there. Don’t be afraid to email or call local colleges or employers directly to get some more information about what is available.
Take a look at technician careers below which an apprenticeship can get you ready for.
Mark | Agricultural Technician
Read Mark's story to see what an apprenticeship could look like in Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care
Helen & Gillian | Light Vehicle Service Technicians
Read Helen and Gillian's stories to see what an apprenticeship in Automotive could look like.
Baldeep | Design Engineer
Read Baldeep's story to see what an apprenticeship could look like in Engineering and Manufacturing
David | Chief Operating Officer
Read David's story to see what an apprenticeship could look like in Engineering and Manufacturing
Claire | Laboratory Technician
Read Claire's story to see what an apprenticeship could look like in Health and Science
Tamykha | Laboratory Technician
Read Tamykha's story to see what an apprenticeship could look like in Creative and Design
Technicians work on everything from software development to medical research, and these jobs are ideal for people who are inquisitive, practical and great problem-solvers. Take a look below and see if any of this sounds like you.
Discover more about these attributes in our prospectus.
A natural ability to look at a problem logically, to consider all possibilities, before finding the best way forward.
The ability to focus, make sound judgements and accurate decisions.
Being able to make difficult things easy to understand and communicate them to others.
The process of thinking carefully about a subject or idea. Listening carefully, asking the right questions and acting upon what you’ve learnt is key.
To be able to assess the available options and find the correct solution quickly and confidently.
A knack for teaching others how to do something.
Being able to put what you’ve learnt into practice.
Being very careful and accurate, particularly about small details. Real attention to detail gives you the quality control skills needed to pursue a career as a technician.
The ability to define or identify a complex problem, arrive at a number of potential solutions and evaluate, choose and implement the best possible solution.
Possessing a knack for using new technology or creating things on a computer.
Discover more about these skills in our prospectus.
Our real-life stories of technicians show just how broad and interesting technician jobs are. From working on ground-breaking treatments for cancer, developing robots headed for space, or working backstage on best-selling shows; be inspired by reading about how technicians make things happe.Explore all
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