ESFA have today (14 May) updated their guidance which provides information for young people on the opportunities, progression and benefits of doing a higher or degree apprenticeship. 

 ESFA have also published a guide to apprenticeships, which provides information on the opportunities, progression and benefits of doing an apprenticeship with case studies from real apprentices.

 

A guide to higher and degree apprenticeships

Higher and degree apprenticeships are available at levels 4 to 7. They combine work with study and may include a work-based, academic or combined qualification or a professional qualification relevant to the industry.

Higher apprenticeships go from level 4 to 7 and are equivalent to a foundation degree and above e.g. a professional qualification. Degree apprenticeships are available at levels 6 and 7 (full bachelor’s and Master’s).

 

The complete guide to higher and degree apprenticeships

Which? University, in conjunction with the National Apprenticeship Service, has published a new guide to higher and degree apprenticeships.

The complete guide to higher and degree apprenticeships provides information for young people on the opportunities, progression and benefits of doing a higher or degree apprenticeship.

The guide covers what students need to know about apprenticeships; this includes an introduction to what they are, how much students can earn while they learn, subjects, universities and employers involved in higher and degree apprenticeships and real stories from apprentices and employers. There’s also practical information around long term career prospects and next steps to apply - and succeed.

 

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