Benefits of an Apprenticeship
There are many benefits of becoming an Apprentice, here are just a few:
Earn a Wage
An Apprenticeship is a great opportunity to learn on the job, whilst earning a wage. The minimum hourly wage for Apprentices is £3.30 however many employers pay more.
Gain Experience and a Qualification
Achieve accredited qualifications, recognised in industry whilst gaining hands-on experience and responsibility at work; helping you to develop your skills quickly.
You will receive a paid holiday allowance as Apprentices are considered employees.
NUS Apprentice Extra provides discounts in-store and online including your favourite brands, helping your hard earned cash go a little further. The NUS Apprentice Extra card costs just £11.00 and can be purchased from their website: www.apprenticeextra.co.uk
Raising Participation Age
An Apprenticeship is a great way of furthering your studies, and therefore fulfils the government’s criteria that all young people must remain in education or training until they are 18.
You’ll make great contacts in your employment which could help you in your future career.