Everything you need to know about apprenticeships in Wales, including what they are, how they work, and more.
Taking an apprenticeship in Wales
There are apprenticeships for over 1,500 job roles — allowing you to enter careers in anything from engineering to boat building. Here you will find everything you need to know about exploring your options, and how to search and apply for an apprenticeship.
To start an apprenticeship in Wales, you need to be:
- aged 16 or over
- living in Wales
- not in full-time education
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What apprenticeships are available in Wales?There are four types or levels of apprenticeship available in Wales. They are:
- Foundation apprenticeships (Level 2)
- Apprenticeships (Level 3)
- Higher apprenticeships (Level 4 and 5)
- Degree apprenticeships (Levels 6 — 7)
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