A website maintained for the Sheffield City Region
by the Higher Education Progression Partnership
Consumers like to see that you are supporting apprenticeships. 81% would rather use a company which hires apprentices.
I would recommend this way of gaining a degree to anybody - I’ve got no student debt and have a great job.
There is a much wider choice of jobs and careers for people who have studied to degree level and you are more likely to get a job with better pay and promotion prospects.
The Government has set a target of creating 3 million new apprenticeships in England between 2015 - 2020!
I’m quite pleased with the way that my career has gone, considering that I left school with no GCSEs.
The jobs market is changing and the majority of new jobs during the next decade will require a higher level qualifications - such as a degrees and foundation degrees.
After a false start at College I’ve now found a job that I enjoy and am on my way to getting a good qualification as well as gaining valuable working experience.
Equipping people with the skills they need to get on in life and backing businesses to create jobs are key parts of our long-term economic plan.
Degree Apprenticeships will give people a great head start, combining a full degree with the real practical skills gained in work and the financial security of a regular pay packet.
Apprenticeships are available in over 170 industries including aerospace, fashion, broadcast media and finance.
Apprentices boost productivity! In fact, 80% of employers saw an increase in productivity in the workplace.
On 12th march the Government announced the roll out of 9 new industry designed Degree Apprenticeships.
Apprentices increase motivation! 92% of employers taking on apprentices noticed a more motivated workforce.