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How to apply for an apprenticeship vacancy

A step-by-step guide on how to apply for an apprenticeship at the University of Birmingham.

Below is a guide on how to apply for an apprenticeship vacancy to work at the University of Birmingham. We offer a range of apprenticeships from Level 2 up to Level 7.

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    Research different apprenticeship programs in your area or field of interest, and make sure to consider what skills and qualifications are required for the apprenticeships you're interested in.

    It may seem obvious, but it's an important step to make sure that you are interested and enthusiastic about applying for your chosen apprenticeship role.

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    It is important to evaluate your skills, interests, and career goals to determine the most suitable apprenticeship programs.

    Be sure to update your CV and tailor it to highlight relevant skills and experiences.

    You can also take a look at our Careers Network Job Application Support below for extra advice on how to plan your application.

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    Like our other vacancies, you can search and apply for apprenticeships through our online job opportunities system.

    Follow application instructions carefully and submit all required documents, such as cover letters, and transcripts.

    Remember to upload an up-to-date CV with your application and keep a copy of your application and the job description.

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    If you have been selected, you may be called in for an interview.

    You can prepare for interviews by practicing common interview questions and researching the company or organization offering the apprenticeship.

    Highlight your skills, experiences, and enthusiasm for the apprenticeship opportunity and remember to ask questions to learn more about the program and what is expected of apprentices.

Find out about Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study. They can be an important route into employment or further study. Below are some useful links that may help provide you with information to make informed choices.

We also have this great online course which will help you with CVs, application forms, interviews and assessments.

Contact us!

If you have any questions about your application or the role, you can email us using the button below. Make sure to include the job reference in your email.