Apprenticeship Benefits

Apprenticeships are an exciting option, with many benefits. You get hands-on training from industry experts, the chance to practice your skills, and expand your knowledge.

Apprenticeships are available at multiple levels to everyone aged 16 and over. From school, college and sixth-form leavers to those upskilling in their careers and anyone looking for a complete career change.

There is a huge variety of apprenticeship benefits. Explore below some of the main apprenticeship benefits. For more information about apprenticeships, getting started as an apprentice and finding out if an apprenticeship is the right route for you, contact us.

Apprenticeship Benefits
> Gain hands-on experience

Apprentices gain hands-on experience through learning on the job. Working with industry experts each day to develop their learning and understanding of the role.

> Develop skills, knowledge & behaviours

Apprenticeships are designed to support development. An apprentices skills, knowledge, and behaviours will grow through learning on and off the job.

> Get a feel for the work environment

Apprenticeships can bridge the gap between finishing School, College, and Sixth Form to kickstarting a career and gaining an understanding of the working world.

> Benefit from ongoing support

Apprentices receive ongoing support from their employer, tutor, and Optimum Skills, as they work towards achieving their qualification.

> Earn a wage whilst learning on the job

An apprentice will earn whilst they learn, working to gain new skills, knowledge and qualifications to progress in their career, all whilst being paid to do so.

> Achieve industry-recognised qualifications

Apprentices gain industry-recognised qualifications which support future job prospects and validate skills and knowledge gained.

> Enjoy student discounts with TOTUM Apprentice card

The only discount card for apprentices in the UK, TOTUM Apprentice has loads of new benefits with hundreds of new discounts.

> Boost your employability

Apprenticeships allow learners to build up their experience and demonstrate to employers, practical skills and knowledge, backed up by qualifications.

Ready to experience the benefits of apprenticeships for yourself?