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Apprenticeships: information for residents

Apprenticeships logoPlease note: This page provides information for those wanting to be employed as an apprentice. If you are a business wanting to employ an apprentice please see the information for business page below.

Apprenticeships are a mixture of work-based training and education for young people aged 16 and over. They include:

Apprentices are paid the national minimum wage. However, as skills develop, many employers tend to increase wages. The national minimum wage applies to all 16 to 18-year-olds and to those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship.

Where to find help

Council apprenticeships

There are two types of Council  apprenticeship - intermediate and advanced. You can apply for an apprenticeship with Cheshire West and Chester Council below.

Other apprenticeships

To learn more about other apprenticeships visit the Apprenticeship Vacancies Matching Service website.

Further information

Further information about apprenticeships is available below.