Apprenticeship courses at Kirklees College
An Apprenticeship is the perfect way to gain a qualification while you work.
Kirklees College offers the widest range of work-based learning opportunities to young people in Calderdale and Kirklees.
With an Apprenticeship you can learn valuable skills while working in the real world gaining hands on experience and getting paid.
An Apprenticeship will equip you for your dream career, whether you want to become a chef, a banker or a mechanic. You will gain the skills and qualifications employers need in a range of different sectors of industry and commerce.
Apprenticeships typically take between one and four years to complete, depending on the type of Apprenticeship and level. There is no set time to complete an Apprenticeship as they vary widely in content. You employment will be for at least 30 hours per week.
The average weekly salary wage for an apprentice is £170 and in some jobs, around £210. The current National Minimum Wage rate for all apprentices under 19, or 19+ and in the first year of their apprenticeship, is £2.68/hour.
Research shows that apprentices earn, on average, over £100,000 more throughout their lifetimes than other employees.
Find out about the apprenticeships on our courses page
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- 06:30National Apprenticeship Week 2015: The Symonds Family - Approach Medical
Kirklees College talks to the Symonds family about the value of Apprenticeships to their business. Approach Medical employs son... [Read More]
- 01:33Apprentices 2014 - Hannah Sykes and Hannah Smith
Meet Hannah Sykes and Hannah Smith who are business admin apprentices at Score Group plc in Brighouse. www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk.
- 01:14Apprenticeships 2014 - Christopher at Kirklees College
Meet Christopher Ward, a business admin apprentice at Kirklees College based at the Business Development Unit in Dewsbury. www... [Read More]
- 03:35Apprenticeships 2014 - Arran, construction employer
Meet Arran Crabtree, owner of Crabtree Plumbing and Heating in Holmfirth and employs an apprentice who trains at Kirklees College.... [Read More]
- 01:05Apprenticeships 2014 - Mark at Kirklees College
Meet Mark Cooney, business administration apprentice working in student recruitment at Kirklees College. www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk... [Read More]
- 01:16Apprenticeships 2014 - Aaron at The Salon Hairdressers
Meet Aaron Chambers, hairdressing apprentice at Kirklees College and The Salon Hairdressers in Slaithwaite. Find out about his... [Read More]
- 01:12Apprenticeships 2014 - Jack at Syngenta
Meet Jack Heap, Kirklees College's apprentice of the year and an engineering apprentice at Syngenta in Huddersfield. Find out more... [Read More]