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High-quality apprenticeships throughout the South West of England

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About Us

Professional Apprenticeships was founded by a group of education specialists with over 50 years’ experience within apprenticeships and training. We are built by apprentices for apprentices as of all the founders got to where they are today by beginning their career as apprentices.  We have been there so we know the real value a well-planned apprenticeship placement can have on both an apprentice and employer.

  • At Professional Apprenticeships, we match aspiring young people with forward thinking employers through our supportive recruitment process.
  • We work in collaboration with hundreds of businesses and schools across the Southwest.
  • We are often asked to talk at presentations and conferences to give information, advice and guidance on apprenticeships.
  • We work with both SME businesses as well as levy employers.
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Developing business by developing people.

98%

98% of our apprentices would recommend us to a friend or colleague.

95%

95% knowledge retention rate – considered to be outstanding by Ofsted.

71%

71% of apprentices continue their employment with the same company.

90%

90% stay in work after completing their apprenticeship.

Students

Apprentices

We work closely with some of the largest businesses in the South West area. We’ll work with you to ensure you’re placed in a thriving environment to suit your own personal needs.

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Employers

We understand your business is important to you. Taking on an apprentice is a cost-effective way of filling a skills gap whilst giving a young person a life-changing opportunity.

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Our Partners

We’ve helped our apprentices find placements that suit them.
Here is just a few of the recent businesses we’ve worked with.

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McArthur Davies
Absolutely PC
Gromedia
Pen
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Have any questions about our apprenticeship schemes?
Speak to a member of our team for more information.

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Have any questions about our apprenticeship schemes?
Speak to a member of our team for more information.

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Recent Testimonials

We’re made proud every single day by the standard of work our apprentices produce and the variety of skills they learn on-the-job, and with almost three quarters of our apprentices staying entering full-time employment with the same company after completing their apprenticeships, it’s easy to see why.

And this work does not go unnoticed. Read our amazing testimonials now and see what others are saying about us, and the variety of talented apprentices we’ve introduced to them.

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Latest Updates

Read our latest blog entries and keep up-to-date with all the latest Professional Apprenticeships information using the links below.

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Our latest and greatest Digital Marketing Apprentices.

May 19th, 2017

We have some amazing Digital Marketing apprentices currently looking to take their first steps onto the career ladder. Are you looking to expand your marketing team and strengthen your online presence? These candidates could be exactly who you’re looking for! 

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interview-questions

Interview questions that will ruin your chances.

March 29th, 2017

A candidate who is enthusiastic about the role they’re being interviewed for is much more likely to get the job than a candidate who shies away from asking any questions. Sometimes however, being arrogant and asking all the wrong questions can be as bad as saying nothing at all.

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Libby

Apprenticeship or university? One young persons story.

March 13th, 2017

“My name is Libby Manning and growing up, university was always part of the plan. I spent most of my school years at a private boarding school in the Gloucestershire countryside and university was the norm, everyone went and thought no differently.”

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Accreditations

We operate as part of a government-funded training scheme, and have several official government and business accreditations.