Degree Apprenticeship (Level 6 or 7)
Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
End Point Assessment
Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4 or 5)
An organisation which delivers your apprenticeship training. It could be a college, university, training
company or your employer.
A training programme with work experience,
which lasts up to six weeks. Get the skills you need to
prepare for an apprenticeship or a job.
Learning you complete as part of your apprenticeship.
It’s away from your day job but in paid working hours.
It could be theory or practical training — and is linked
to your apprenticeship standard.
It’s a job which comes with a government accredited training programme. Apprenticeships are open to anyone over 16, last at least 12 months and give you hands-on experience while you learn the theory — earn while
The final checkpoint which tests the skills, knowledge and behaviour you have learned. Passing your assessment shows you’ve met all the criteria of your standard and means you can say “I’ve completed my apprenticeship”.
A degree apprenticeship gives you the chance to earn a degree while you work. You need A-levels or an advanced apprenticeship to apply. Study for a bachelor’s degree (Level 6) or a master’s (Level 7).
You need GCSEs or an intermediate apprenticeship
to apply. It’s equal to 2 A-level passes.
An intermediate apprenticeship is the first type of apprenticeship available. It’s equal to 5 GCSE passes.
This a checklist of the skills, knowledge and behaviours you need to complete your apprenticeship. Prove to your employer that you’re ready to take on new challenges.
Get transferrable skills you can take with you, whatever your career. From accountancy to software development, there are over 100 standards available.
You need A-levels or an advanced apprenticeship
to apply. It’s equal to a higher-level qualification
like a foundation degree.