Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the needs of employers. These lead to national recognised qualifications. They are an excellent way for your business to develop key skills within your workforce.

All Apprenticeships include the following elements:

  • An appropriate competency qualification to at least Level 2 of the Qualifications & Credit Framework (QCF)
  • Essential Skills Wales qualifications, e.g. communication, application of number
  • A technical qualification such as a BTEC or City & Guilds (relevant to the specific Apprenticeship)
  • Other qualifications or requirements as specified by the particular occupation