Application Tips and Resources

The University has some great apprenticeship opportunties. Make sure you have a look at our top tips below before applying.

If you are experiencing difficulties with the process or have any questions about our scheme please contact our Apprenticeship Manager at:

Top tips for applying

1. The right career move: Make sure that you are excited and enthusiastic about applying for one of our apprenticeship roles. If you are not then this will not be the right apprenticeship or career for you and may be reflected in your application. Think about what future occupation you may want. Make sure you talk to your careers adviser and have a look at our useful resources page where you will find some helpful links.

2. Accuracy: Make sure all the information you include is accurate. Many of our apprenticeship roles will involve developing levels of accuracy to carry out specific tasks.

3. Ask questions: If there is something you are unsure about then please do ask us. Contact our Apprenticeship Coordinator Caleb on

4. When applying through the National Apprenticeship Service use this helpful guide to support you completing your application.

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Useful resources

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.

National Careers Service

National Apprenticeship Service


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