How to apply for an apprenticeship

Applying for an apprenticeship

We partner with MidKent College to provide our apprenticeship training programmes. As the Skills Hub Kent and Medway, we can offer a huge variety of apprenticeships based at specialist training facilities at either College’s campuses in Dartford, Gravesend, Medway or Maidstone.

These include:

Construction & Engineering
Carpentry
Electrical Installation
Engineering
Housing
Motor Vehicle
Painting & Decorating
Plumbing & Heating
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

Business
AAT Accountancy
Business Administration
IT

Service Industries & Education
Beauty Therapy
Catering & Hospitality
Children & Young People’s Workforce
Customer Services
Hairdressing
Health & Social Care
Learning Support Assistant

Marine & Maritime Industries

How do I apply?

Firstly, you must find an apprenticeship before you start your training programme with us.

If you have an organisation ready to take you on as an apprentice, call us to arrange setting up an apprenticeship framework with you and your employer. We can then support you both throughout your training.

If you are looking for an organisation who can offer you an apprenticeship, there are plenty of vacancies advertised on both our College and Skills Hub websites. Check for vacancies on here or at the Skills Hub or you can visit the National Apprenticeship Service for vacancies available nationally and apply online. You’ll need to set up an account to use this service, but it’s very simple.

Once you’ve applied you will go through a normal interview process with the employer. Usually the employer will already have set up the training programme with us before this stage, but if not we can help both you and your employer with the apprenticeship training programme.

Search apprenticeship vacancies online:

www.northkent.ac.uk

www.gov.uk/apprenticeships-guide