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Apprenticeships explained

The Apprenticeships programme offers training to 16 year olds and over across a wide range of apprenticeships

Apprenticeships qualifications

An apprenticeship can give you the training and qualifications you need to help you get ahead in your chosen career. The qualifications are set out in a framework and there are two levels  to choose from

Apprenticeships training suppliers

A number of training suppliers across Northern Ireland are contracted to work with apprentices to help them qualify in their chosen profession. You and your employer must speak to one of these training suppliers to arrange your ‘off- the-job’ training

Getting started on the Apprenticeships programme

If you are interested in becoming an apprentice under the Apprenticeships programme, you must be in a job or have found an employer who is willing to take you on as an apprentice

Contact the helpline

If you are unsure about which apprenticeship you want to follow or just need more information on what the Apprenticeships programme can do for you, contact the helpline:

  • Apprenticeships helpline: 0300 200 7876
  • Textphone: 0800 3280 824