An apprenticeship is an excellent way of gaining qualifications and essential work based skills and experience whilst earning a wage.
As well as learning in the workplace apprentices usually attend college one day each week for formal training to achieve a nationally recognised qualification.
Many employers value the new talents, fresh outlook and energy that apprentices bring to their business. Different levels of apprenticeships are available in a wide range of areas including:
For more information about apprenticeships and how they work, including current apprenticeship vacancies in and around Hillingdon, please visit www.apprenticeships.org.uk.
Other apprenticeship vacancies that may arise at Hillingdon Council will be advertised at www.hillingdon.gov.uk/jobs.
Hillingdon Adult & Community Learning
We offer apprenticeships in Floristry, Horticulture, Child Care, Health and Social Care and Business Administration.
Apprenticeships at Heathrow Airport
The airport delivers apprenticeships via Heathrow Academy which offers qualifications at intermediate, advanced and higher level. These are national awards based on competency achieved through assessment and training in the workplace, and are tailored to each individual. Wide range of apprenticeships on offer including retail, customer service, management, aviation and logistics, hospitality and business administration.
Further information: www.heathrow.com/company/heathrow-jobs/heathrow-academy/apprenticeship (opens in a new window)
Whether you're looking for a role in Engineering, Head Office, Heathrow Operations, Information Technology, Project Management, World Cargo or Financial Services BA are likely have something that will fuel your interest.
Further information: www.britishairways.com/careers/apprentices.shtml
One of the few providers in London offering Apprenticeships in marketing. Apprenticeships are also available in management/team leading, business skills and health and social care delivered through blended learning so that you do not need to take days off for college.
Further information: www.jga-group.co.uk
Outsource Training and Development
A training and recruitment organisation, specialising in the delivery of apprenticeship programmes. They offer a full recruitment service from advertising, search, selection, placement and training for each apprentice.
Further information: www.outsourcetraining.org
Offers a number of apprenticeships and have great links with a range of companies across many sectors including British Airways, QPR, Hawker Pacific Aerospace, Mechanical Technical Services and Visage Hair & Beauty.
Further information: www.uxbridge.ac.uk
The dedicated team of staff will support you in getting a job and completing your Apprenticeship in Childcare, Business and Administration, Customer Service or to become a Teaching Assistant. Apprenticeships get you further, faster. Whether that's gaining employment, carrying on working, getting that important promotion or going on to college or university, an Apprenticeship is just the start of your career.
Further information: www.hillingdontraining.co.uk (opens in a new window)
If you are an employer seeking to develop your business with apprenticeships you may be able to take advantage of a range of financial incentives now available, including £1,500 for hiring your very first apprentice! Read more about employer grants »
The council is offering support, information and guidance to young people who are not engaging, or at risk of disengaging, from education employment or training. Read more »
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