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Apprenticeships for School and College Leavers

Fire up your career with an apprenticeship through Farnborough College of Technology!

It’s a real job, with hands-on experience, a salary and the chance to train while you work. You’re treated just like all the other employees, with a contract of employment and holiday leave. You’ll spend at least 20% of your time off the job training, with us here at Farnborough College of Technology.

Scroll down to see the careers available through Farnborough College of Technology. Remember, we’re an Ofsted Outstanding college, and work with a wide range of employers to give you quality and choice.

Some of the larger employers we work with to provide apprenticeships include:

Unsure of which apprenticeship to apply for?

Remember – you can apply for more than one, so choose those that interest you the most and we can discuss your options when you visit for an interview.


Business Apprenticeships:

Our apprentices currently work at companies such as Philips Lighting, CV Library, TaxAssist Accountants and many more.

An apprenticeship in a business-based workplace could involve plenty of exciting roles. We work with organisations large and small, so your new employer could range from a local company to an international giant in business.

Assistant Accountant (Level 3)
Business Administration (Level 2)
Business Administration (Level 3)
Digital Marketer (Level 3)
Financial Services Administrator (Level 3)
Human Resource Support (Level 3)
Infrastructure Technician (Level 3)
Investment Operations Administrator (Level 2)
Marketing (Level 2)
Marketing (Level 3)
Paralegal (Level 3)


Catering & Hospitality Apprenticeships:

Our apprentices currently work at companies such as Aviator Hotel, Solution 4 Caterers, Red Mist Leisure and many more.

A catering or hospitality apprenticeship could involve working across a wide variety of businesses. This includes bars, restaurants, cafes, conference centres, banqueting venues, hotels or contract caterers.

Commis Chef (Level 2)


Construction Apprenticeships:

Our apprentices currently work at companies such as AJC Carpentry, ARK Electrical, Plumbing and Heating, and Whitman Building Services – and many more.

As a construction apprentice you could be working on a building site. This involves good teamwork, communication skills and awareness of health and safety issues. Your workplace could range from a housing development to a town centre, or even a sports stadium. You will be working to plans, learning about technology and developing an eye for detail.

Brickwork (Level 2)
Carpentry (Level 2)
Carpentry (Level 3)
Construction Operations (Level 2)
Domestic Heating (Level 2)
Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician (Level 3)
Interior Systems (Dry Lining) (Level 2)
Maintenance Operations (Level 2)
Plumbing (Level 2)
Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician (Level 3)


Early Years & Education Apprenticeships:

Our apprentices currently work at companies such as Bright Horizons, The Fun Factory Nursery and Tomlinscote School – and many more.

Apprenticeships in this area could involve working at a primary school, Nurseries and private education providers. There are lots of areas you could specialise in, but mostly will be involved in supporting and working with children and young people.

Children’s and Young People’s Workforce (Level 2)
Children’s and Young Peoples Workforce (Level 3)
Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (Level 2)


Engineering and Motor Vehicle Apprenticeships:

Our apprentices currently work at companies such as Mclaren Automotive, Mclaren Racing and BAE Systems and many more.

All kinds of careers could open up to you with an engineering apprenticeship – from small to large organisations like Mercedes AMG Powertrains and Philips UK. Your inquiring mind, technical skills and ability to solve problems will help you carve a career that suits your interests and skills.

Engineering (Level 2)
Engineering (Level 3)
Engineering Technician – Aircraft Maintenance Fitter (Level 3)
Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle) (Level 3)
Laboratory Technician (Level 3)


Hair and Beauty Apprenticeships:

Our apprentices currently work at companies such as KJM Salons, KOKO Hair Wholesale and Lucie Harrington Hair & Beauty – and many more.

Hairdressing apprentices will have an artistic flair and plenty of enthusiasm. You will be helping with reception duties, cutting and styling hair, advising clients and colouring hair. Hairstylist’s usually work in salons, but career opportunities could also range from film sets to personal stylists.

Beauty therapists will learn massages and various treatments. Your friendly attitude will help put clients at ease, while your customer service skills will help with promotional activities. You are likely to be working in a salon, but could also work for cruise ships, hotels or hospitals.

Beauty Therapy (Level 3)
Hairdressing (Level 3)
Hair Professional (Level 2)
Hair Professional Barbering (Level 2)


Health and Social Care Apprenticeships:

Our apprentices currently work at companies such as Norwood, and Parkside and Devereux House and many more.

Apprenticeships in this area could involve working at a hospital, community care setting or voluntary organisation in various roles. There are lots of areas you could specialise in, but all will involve helping people with particular needs lead healthy fulfilling lives.

Adult Care Worker (Level 2)
Lead Adult Care Worker (Level 3)


Traineeships


The College Apprenticeship Preparation Training is a Traineeship programme that is focused on giving you the skills and experience to give you a better opportunity to secure a job or an Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship Preparation Training

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