What is an Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are work based learning programmes which lead to nationally recognised qualifications. Apprentices learn on the job, building up knowledge and skills whilst earning (national minimum wage for age) money at the same time. The length of the apprenticeship depends on the framework subject; but it must be a minimum of 1 year.

Sefton Council provides a Corporate Apprenticeship Programme which is supported by the Apprenticeship Manager and dedicated Support Officers. Apprenticeships are available to anyone who is interested in applying for an opportunity with Sefton Council.

The Liverpool City Region (LCR) Apprenticeship Hub is a collaborative group, responsible to the LCR Employment and Skills Board. “Funded by the European Social Fund through the Education and Skills Funding Agency, we aim to increase the awareness, number and quality of Apprenticeships available to regional residents by supporting and coordinating activities, making Apprenticeships work for businesses and individuals”.

Read more about two of our highly successful Apprentices below:
Caitlin Manion Case Study
Lucy Cant Case Study

Sefton Council receive three nominations in Apprenticeship Awards
Sefton Council is proud to have received three nominations at the prestigious Liverpool City Region Apprenticeship Awards 2018. The event, held on June 18 at the Exhibition Centre in Liverpool, celebrated apprenticeships in the Liverpool City Region and recognised the best apprentices and apprentice employers.

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As an apprentice you will receive

Further information on apprenticeships is available on the UK Apprenticeships website

Support for Employers

Sefton @ Work offers a range of free and confidential job-related services for individuals and businesses in Sefton.

There may also be funding / grants available for employers to access.

Further information is available on the Sefton@Work website or 0151 934 2610.