Application & Getting Started

Step 1: Choose your course

We offer a wide range of courses at all levels, take a look at our apprenticeship range. Try to find out as much as you can about the apprenticeship you are interested in. You can come and talk to us at an an open evening , call our Customer Services Team on 0345 6789023 or email

Step 2: Apply

You can apply online using our online application form, or you can apply directly for one of the apprenticeship vacancies shown on this website by clicking on the 'APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY' button on the apprenticeship vacancy details page.

Step 3: Interview

We will invite you to an interview an assessment, which allows you to discuss your course choices and plans for the future. We'll also tell you about any materials or equipment you need and the support we can offer. Don't forget to bring any qualification certificates and any other documents or portfolios of your work with you.

Step 4: Find an employer

You will need to find a placement to support your apprenticeship. County Training can help you to find an employer and apply for the position. We will then carry out an assessment of your workplace, checking health and safety and conducting a risk assessment.

Step 5: Attend your Apprenticeship Programme Induction

Once you have secured a placement you will be invited to attend an induction where you will find out all you need to know about your apprenticeship and what is expected from you and your employer.

Step 6: Training and learning begins

Your assessor will contect you and your employer to arrange to come and see you in the workplace. The assessor will talk to you in detail about the programme and agree timescales for completing your apprenticeship. Your employer will also need to provide you with a contract of employment and a workplace induction.

For support and advice with your application contact the Customer Service Team on 0345 6789023 or email