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Earn and learn in Westminster with a WAES apprenticeship

An apprenticeship is both a work and learning based qualification designed to increase your skills and knowledge. Work for a real employer, earn a real salary and gain a nationally-recognised qualification.

  • Earning a working salary
  • Gain a recognised qualification
  • Receive training
  • Learn job-specific skills
  • Get the benefits of a paid worker

Apprenticeships - what do I gain?

WAES offers various apprenticeship routes that address all-round skills needed for your current and future job prospects.

Work towards a valuable national Vocational Qualification which will be a certificated City & Guilds, OCR, NCFE or Cache qualification along with the appropriate functional skills.

The benefits of an apprenticeship

You will be paid at an apprenticeship wage and get most of the benefits of your fellow workers including paid holidays. Spend one or two days a week at college and the remainder in employment.

We cover various job roles and offer three levels of apprenticeship intermediate, advance and higher level that can be study at a degree level.

The length of time you will need to complete your qualifications depends on the type and level of apprenticeship but will usually be at least 12 months and can be up to 4years. You can apply for level that suits your current skills and qualification.

Our apprenticeship programmes gives employees and new recruits the opportunity to extend their knowledge and develop technical and vocational skills in the workplace.

Training is always relevant ensuring that staff gain the specialist skills needed to support a thriving business or organisation.

Apprenticeships - what do I gain?

You will complete a programme of study that supports your career development together with work experience in your sector of choice with a reputable employer. You will also receive support to find an apprenticeship or employment whilst on the traineeship.

Get started with an apprenticeship

Register your details below (scroll down for form) or find out more by calling 020 7641 8186 or by emailing


Gain valuable experience with a WAES Traineeship

Traineeships are the perfect way to secure real work experience in the sector of your choice together with a training plan that meets your needs to kick start your career.

You could be eligible for a traineeship if:

  • You hold fewer than 5 GCSEs at A*-C grade or other full level 2 qualification
  • You are available for between 12 and 26 weeks
  • You are currently be unemployed

Get started

Register your details below, call 020 7641 8186 or email

Register your interest in an apprenticeship or traineeship today


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