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Why choose an Apprenticeship with us

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 get your career off to a great start. Apprentices will benefit from studying for a recognised qualification with the practical experience of working at a prestigious University. 

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Find out what our fantastic Apprentices say about their experience

What support is there 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:

  • Two day induction designed for apprentices joining the University. 
  • Quarterly development days and networking opportunities
  • Optional offsite development week in the Lake District
  • Access to excellent facilities including our state-of-the-art Library
  • Bi-monthly one to ones with the University Apprenticeship Manager
  • Support for career progression
  • Opportunity to participate in apprenticeship events

Why pick the University of Birmingham?

  • Competitive salaries
  • 40 days annual 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