Apprenticeships

We are a leading provider of apprenticeship training in the Liverpool and Merseyside area.

Earn while you learn

Apprenticeships allow you to work, earn and gain a qualification in the area you are working in.

How you study can vary from apprenticeship to apprenticeship, some require you to attend college one day a week, others require you to do all of your studying at work, whilst some are a blend of the two.

Apprenticeships are available for level two to degree level; it typically takes one to two years to complete however some may take longer due to the nature of the programme.

The apprenticeships we offer

We offer apprenticeship training at Intermediate, Advanced and Level 5.


If you are looking for an apprenticeship, get in touch today or send us your CV

Who can do an apprenticeship?

You can apply for an apprenticeship while you’re still at school and they’re also available for those who are already in work.

Aged 16 or over Anyone over the age of 16 can undertake an apprenticeship

Employed If you are an employee looking to upskill and boost your career prospects

Employed Your employer could offer to place you on an apprenticeship

What does an apprenticeship involve?
  • A commitment from you to work hard and be passionate about your development.
  • A commitment from your employer to support your development and learning.
  • Regular meetings with your assessor and tutors.
  • On completion, you will have achieved several qualifications and a full apprenticeship certificate.
Traineeships

If you feel you’re not ready for an apprenticeship, a traineeship is a course designed to prepare you for one. A traineeship is a 26 week programme, which includes work experience, and focusses on providing the skills and experience employers are looking for.

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Are you an employer?

Our highly experienced Business Development Advisers work with over 400 businesses across the Liverpool City Region. They offer advice on apprenticeships, training and funding options which will help your business to develop the skills of your workforce further.

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Dispelling Myths

There are numerous myths around apprenticeships, we dispel the myths to give you the truth.

Live Apprenticeship Vacancies

To find out more and apply for these apprenticeship vacancies, contact Sarah Webb on 0151 353 4453 or email sarah.webb@hughbaird.ac.uk.

Business Administration Level 2
Location:
Liverpool
Closing date:
17th December 2018
Hairdressing Level 2 (x4 positions available)
Location:
Liverpool
Closing date:
17th December 2018

Immediate start. No experience required.

If you are looking for an apprenticeship, get in touch today or send us your CV

Employers we work with

Half price bus travel for apprentices

The Merseytravel Apprentice Travelcard allows those aged 19-24 years old and enrolled on an apprenticeship to receive half price unlimited bus travel across the Liverpool City Region when buying weekly and four-weekly Solo tickets. That means they could save more than £400 every year.

For apprentices aged 16-18 years old, they can access equivalent discounts on Young Person SOLO tickets.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the answers to some questions that we are often asked:

Most apprenticeships take between 12 - 18 months to complete.

Yes, you will be paid by your employer for the duration of your apprenticeship. You will be paid at least the government’s minimum wage rate for apprentices, £3.70. A lot of employers pay their apprentices a higher hourly wage than the minimum rate.

This is ultimately up to your employers, but more than 90% of apprentices stay in employment after their course ends.

We work with lots of employers to provide apprentice positions. Check out our live vacancies section above or call 0151 353 4444 to chat to our team.