Securing your own Apprenticeship

Tips for securing an Apprenticeship

1. Work Experience

Doing work experience can help you discover what kind of apprenticeship you would like to complete. This will also look great on your CV and will impress prospective employers.

2. Do your Research

Find out what types of companies there are in Shropshire that you would like to work for. County Training can help you to approach them to secure an apprenticeship or work experience.

3. Network

Speak to people including friends, family and employers. This way, if an apprenticeship becomes available, they will know who to turn to!

4. Get Advice

Talk to County Training and careers advisors for advice on your options and what you need to do to achieve your goals.

5. Be Prepared

The competition for apprenticeships is high, so you need to start thinking about what you would like to do and where, as soon as possible. Submit your application to County Training and attend any interviews you are invited to. Keep in touch so that we can provide you with the best support possible!

6. Attitude and Enthusiasm

Show us that you are committed - we will only put you forward to an employer if you demonstrate your willing ness to learn.