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About our apprenticeships

The University of Birmingham is one of the largest and most diverse employers in the region, with approximately 8000 staff working in a range of academic, professional, technical, manual and administrative roles. This provides a distinguished and ideal environment to start your career.

Our Apprenticeship opportunities are designed to kickstart your career. Apprentices will benefit from studying for a recognised standard with the practical experience of working at a prestigious University. 

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Find out what our fantastic Apprentices say about their experience

Support for apprentices

As an Apprentice at the University of Birmingham we aim to support you to be the best you can be. We provide our apprentices with a range of supporting activities including:

  • A dedicated induction designed for apprentices joining the University.
  • Development days and networking opportunities
  • Optional development week in the Lake District
  • Access to excellent facilities including our state-of-the-art Library
  • Support from our dedicated apprenticeship team
  • Support for career progression
  • Opportunity to participate in apprenticeship events

Why choose the University of Birmingham?

  • Competitive salaries
  • 40 days leave
  • Great Staff Benefits including discounted travel, shopping and days out.
  • Experience working at one of Birmingham’s largest employers
  • Fantastic facilities
  • Work on a beautiful campus that's committed to making a difference. Find out about The University