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Apprenticeships are designed to give young people valuable qualifications, vital work experience - and a salary while studying.

In conjunction with your employer the Apprenticeships delivered through our College will provide a work-based route to a skilled occupation, supported by on-the-job training.

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Discover the range of apprenticeships we offer in Business and Accounting, Sport and Health, Catering and Hospitality, and many more. Did you know that we also have a live vacancies section on our website? Search our current Apprenticeship Vacancies here.

Business and Accounting Apprenticeships

  • Assistant Accountant - Level 3, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Stretford Campus

An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. 

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  • Associate Project Manager - Level 4, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Stretford Campus and Workplace

Projects can be large or small. Every project needs to be managed
to ensure its success.

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  • Business & Professional Administration - Level 4, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Workplace

Level 4 is ideal if you deliver administrative support services and contribute at a strategic level. You may lead or manage a team, or want to move on to such a role. You need a range of administrative and management skills, such as budget management and promoting innovation.

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  • Business Administration - Level 2, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Workplace

Administrators need a broad range of skills to work efficiently and to help increase business productivity. These include customer-handling, technical and practical, oral communication and IT skills.

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  • Business Administration - Level 3, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Workplace

Business Administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector.

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  • Customer Service Practitioner - Level 2, Apprenticeship

  • Human Resources (HR) Support - Level 3, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Stretford Campus

HR Professionals in this role are typically either working in a medium to large organisation as part of the HR function delivering front line support to managers and employees, or are a HR Manager in a small organisation.

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  • Public Service Operational Delivery Officer - Level 3, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Workplace

A career in Operational Delivery is varied and involves working on the front line in different public-facing environments. You will be dealing with different types of customers and delivering a range of public services, but the skills and behaviours you need will be the same whatever you do.

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Catering and Hospitality Apprenticeships

  • Baker Level 2, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Altrincham Campus 

Bakers work in one of the largest, most dynamic and fastest growing sectors of the food and drink industry. Every day bakers make and sell millions of loaves of bread and baked goods, such as cakes, pies, pastries and biscuits to customers in the UK and around the world.

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  • Chef De Partie Level 3, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Altrincham Campus 

A Chef de Partie is responsible for running a specific section of the kitchen. This type of chef usually manages a small team of workers, which they must keep organised so that dishes go out on time and the work area remains clean and orderly

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  •  Commis Chef - Level 2, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Altrincham Campus 

A Chef de Partie is responsible for running a specific section of the kitchen. This type of chef usually manages a small team of workers, which they must keep organised so that dishes go out on time and the work area remains clean and orderly

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  • Senior Production Chef - Level 3, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Altrincham Campus 

Senior Production Chefs strive to produce customers’ meals
consistently to perfection according to predetermined
specifications. They have the ability to work independently
and lead a team in often hot and highly challenging
kitchen environments

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  • Food and Drink Process Operator -  Level 2, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Work Based 

Process Operators work in the manufacturing sector of the Food and Drink Industry. They may be employed in a company that specialises in one type of product, e.g. ready meals, soft drinks or confectionary, or in a company that makes a wide range of different products.

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  •  Food and Drink Advanced Process Operator  Level 3, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Work Based 

Food and Drink Advanced Process Operators work in one of the largest, most dynamic and fastest growing sectors of industry. Every day, producers, manufacturers and retailers make and sell millions of innovative food products to consumers in the UK and around the world

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Computing and IT Apprenticeships

  • Digital Marketer -  Level 3, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Stretford Campus

The primary role of a Digital Marketer is to define; design; build
and implement digital campaigns across a variety of online and
social media platforms to drive customer acquisition, customer
engagement and customer retention.

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Construction Apprenticeships

  • Brickwork - Level 2, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stockport Campus

Construction is a multi-billion pound industry that deals with developing the underlying structure of anything from the maintenance and development of domestic properties to large commercial developments.

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  • Painting and Decorating - Level 2, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stockport Campus

Apprentice Painter and Decorators will typically work on a construction site or in domestic and commercial premises, to given specifications, preparing background surfaces for painting and applying paint by brush and roller. Learning to hang standard wall coverings with training on and off the job.

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  • Wood Occupation Bench - Level 2, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stockport Campus 

Working in Bench Joinery requires precision and great problem solving skills. They will learn about the uses of different types and grades of wood, and about choosing the right one for the job, understand technical drawings and how their work will fit within the building, and cut wood on machines or by hand, measuring and marking it according to the design.

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  • Wood Occupation Bench - Level 3, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stockport Campus 

Advanced Apprentice Bench Joiners will already be qualified at Level 2 and will be looking to develop their skills further take on more responsibility for organising, planning and pricing work improving quality and speed of work and by demonstrating to employers their commitment to the industry.

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  • Wood Occupation Site - Level 2, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stockport Campus 

Site Joiners usually work on a variety of construction sites installing and fitting wood products which includes the first and second fix of flooring, roofing, frames, partitions and stairs. They will learn about site safety and the use of hand and power tools.

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  • Wood Occupation Site - Level 3, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stockport Campus 

Advanced Apprentice Site Joiners must already be qualified at level 2 and are looking to develop their skills further, improving quality and speed of work on site and demonstrating to employers their commitment to the industry.

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Engineering Apprenticeships

  • Improving Operational Performance - Level 2, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stretford Campus

The Improving Operational Performance NVQ equips apprentices with the basic skills and knowledge to carry out a range of engineering and manufacturing processes at semi-skilled and operator level.

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  • Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician Level 3, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Stretford Campus 

Maintenance Technicians will maintain the safety, integrity and effective operation of plant and equipment in one or more of the following Industries that are part of or have activities that are part of the broader national infrastructure Engineering Sector

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  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering Level 3, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stretford Campus 

This Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture framework is designed to provide the skills, knowledge and competence requirements to work at craft or technician level (Level 3) as appropriate, to carry out a variety of engineering and manufacturing processes

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  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering  Level 4, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stretford Campus 

The Higher Apprenticeship framework for Advanced Manufacturing Engineering at Level 4 has been designed to provide the manufacturing and engineering sectors with high grade technicians and engineers who have practical skills, combined with a higher education qualification.

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  •  Engineering Maintenance Level 3, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stretford Campus 

This Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture framework is designed to provide the skills, knowledge and competence requirements to work at craft or technician level (Level 3) as appropriate, to carry out a variety of engineering and manufacturing processes

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  •  Mechanical Manufacturing Level 3, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stretford Campus 

This Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture framework is designed to provide the skills, knowledge and competence requirements to work at craft or technician level (Level 3) as appropriate, to carry out a variety of engineering and manufacturing processes

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  •  Mechanical Manufacturing Level 4, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stretford Campus 

The Higher Apprenticeship framework for Advanced Manufacturing Engineering at Level 4 has been designed to provide the manufacturing and engineering sectors with high grade technicians and engineers who have practical skills, combined with a higher education qualification.

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  •  Engineering Technical Support Level 3, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stretford Campus 

This Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture framework is designed to provide the skills, knowledge and competence requirements to work at craft or technician level (Level 3) as appropriate, to carry out a variety of engineering and manufacturing processes

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  •  Engineering Technician Level 3, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Stretford Campus 

Aerospace Manufacturing Fitters are predominantly involved in highly skilled, complex and specialist detailed work, assembling aircraft systems according to specific work instructions, using relevant hand and machine tools, jigs and measuring equipment.

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  •  Engineering Toolmaking Level 3, Apprenticeship Standard. Delivered: Stretford Campus 

This Engineering Apprenticeship programme is designed for individuals who need recognition of their competence in a variety of engineering toolmaking activities and also need a nationally recognised qualification at Level 3.

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Sport, Health and Fitness Apprenticeships

  •  Activity Leadership Level 2, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Altrincham Campus and Workplace 

The apprenticeship in Activity Leadership is designed for those
individuals who wish to gain a broad, but solid foundation to allow
them to follow a career in the active leisure sector as a Coach or
Activity Leader.

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  •  Exercise and Fitness Level 2, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Altrincham Campus and Workplace 

The Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Exercise and Fitness is
designed for those individuals who are looking to enter the Health
and Fitness Sector and further develop their knowledge and skills in
order to progress.

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  •  Exercise and Fitness Level 3, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Altrincham Campus and Workplace 

The Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Exercise and Fitness
(Personal Training) is designed for those who already work in the
Health and Fitness Industry and wish to gain new knowledge and
skills to continue their professional development as well as those
who wish to enter the sector in a supervisory / managerial role.

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Motor Vehicle Apprenticeships

  • Manufacturing Engineering Level 4, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stretford Campus

The Higher Apprenticeship framework for Advanced Manufacturing
Engineering at Level 4 has been designed to provide the
manufacturing and engineering sectors with high grade technicians
and engineers who have practical skills, as well as a with a higher
education qualification.

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  • Vehicle Body and Paint Level 2, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stretford Campus.

A Vehicle Damage Paint Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry. The role is to prepare, spray and finish vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other incidents in an efficient manner.

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  • Vehicle Body and Paint Level 3, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stretford Campus

A Vehicle Damage Paint Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry. The role is to prepare, spray and finish vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other incidents in an efficient manner.

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  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stockport Campus

A Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician services and repairs light vehicles such as cars and vans, and works either in dealerships, which focus on a particular manufacturer, or in an independent garage, which deals with many different makes of vehicles.

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  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 3, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stockport Campus

The Automotive Retail Industry provides employment for over half a million employees who work for approximately 70,000 employers. It is a major contributor to the UK economy. In a large dealership the Technician will typically report to the Workshop Controller, who in turn reports to the After sales Manager and liaises with the Service Reception. 

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Gas and Plumbing Apprenticeships

  • Plumbing and Heating Level 2, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stockport Campus and Stretford Campus

Plumbing and Heating apprentices will work in a variety of setting, inside and outside of domestic and commercial properties, working on anything from a leaking tap to a full bathroom refurbishment

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  • Domestic Heating - Level 2, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stretford Campus

Domestic Heating apprentices will work in
a variety of setting, inside and outside of domestic and commercial properties, working on installation and maintenance of Plumbing and Heating systems.

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  • Domestic Heating Advanced Level 3, Apprenticeship Framework. Delivered: Stretford Campus

Domestic Heating apprentices will work in a variety of setting, inside and outside of domestic and commercial properties, working on installation and maintenance of Plumbing and Heating systems.

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Science and Pharmacy Apprenticeships

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Hair and Beauty Apprenticeships

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