Why study an Apprenticeship?

Why choose an Apprenticeship?

  • Earn while you learn
  • Gain valuable experience
  • Get to know the industry
  • Skip the student loans
  • Gain an industry-recognised qualification 

There are plenty of reasons to opt for an apprenticeship, whether you want to gain hands-on experience or earn a salary whilst working towards a qualification, an apprenticeship may be the perfect option for you. Apprenticeships are available for new recruits and staff members already in employment. Head to our blog for the Top five reasons to choose an Apprenticeship.



Our free bespoke recruitment service is a great way for you meet suitable candidates for your apprenticeship vacancy.

When you are ready to take on a new Apprentice our Employer Engagement Officer will meet with you to discuss your needs, find out exactly what you are looking for, and talk you through the process. We then advertise the vacancy for you on various platforms including the government’s ‘Find An Apprenticeship’ website so that anyone looking for an apprenticeship will see the advert.

We then go through all of the applications, hold initial assessments and then send you details of the most suitable candidates to meet your needs. Once you have decided which of the candidates you would like to interview, we can make all of the arrangements for you, making it a hassle free process.

Once you have selected your Apprentice we will complete all sign up paperwork with you and the Apprentice and signpost you to any available grants and incentives.

For more information about Apprenticeship Programmes Stockton Learning and Skills Service can provide. 

If you would like to find out more about how we can help you with your apprenticeship recruitment please contact:

Louise Scotchbrook, Engagement Officer

M: 07920 560437
E: louise.scotchbrook@stockton.gov.uk