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 £2.65/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