How to Apply
STEP 1 - Apply Online.
Complete an online application form via our website www.dearne-coll.ac.uk/apply to register your interest for an Apprenticeship in a particular area OR view our live Apprenticeship vacancies and apply directly or a vacancy online at www.dearne-coll.ac.uk/apprenticeships. You will receive a response from the College within 10 working days.
STEP 2 - Attend a Pre-entry Interview and Initial Assessment.
You’ll be invited into College for your pre-entry interview which will include an interview with our trained Admissions Advisors and an initial assessment of your English and Maths skills – this is so we can make sure you’re on the right level.
STEP 3 - Attend an Employer Interview.
Upon successful selection, you’ll be invited to attend an interview with an employer that matches your career aspirations. If you aren't successful or not quite ready for an Apprenticeship, we will support you to find an another vacancy, course or programme.
The general entry criteria for an Apprenticeship is outlined below, however this might vary slightly dependent upon the Apprenticeship and level.
• You must be at least 16 years of age
• Living in England
• Not in full-time education
• 2 GCSEs at grade A*-D or above
• English and Maths at Grade D-E or English and Maths at Level 1 or above
• You must have a suitable offer of employment.
However if you don’t, we can help you to find an Employer and a vacancy.
*Please note: Entry criteria may vary across different sectors and levels.