Apprenticeships are an excellent way for motivated people, aged 16 and over, to earn while they learn and progress in their careers.
Macclesfield College offer a wide range of Apprentice training programmes across various industry sectors. Apprentices are employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week and learn both on and off the job. At college you will study for nationally recognised work-related qualifications, such as NVQ/Diplomas (at Levels 2 and 3) which include Technical Certificates in some areas, and you will also develop competency in a range of Functional Skills.
Your training will be funded and you will be paid at least the minimum Apprenticeship wage for the work you do.
The length of an Apprenticeship varies depending on the job you’re doing, your age and how much experience you have. After completing an Apprenticeship you can progress onto an Advanced Apprenticeship which can lead to further study such as a Foundation Degree or HND at Macclesfield College.
Entry requirements will be discussed in detail at admissions interviews for all courses. Please note, the availability of all courses is dependent on the sufficient number of students. You are advised to also consider second choice subjects.
Macclesfield College offer Apprentice training programmes and work place learning courses in the following areas:
Macclesfield College work closely with many different local employers to train Apprentices and can help you to find a job. Please ring our Business Unit on 01625 410022 or look at our vacancies page to see our new vacancies. You can also find vacancies at www.apprenticeships.org.ukEntry requirements will be discussed in detail at admissions interviews for all courses.
Do you want to kick-start your career with an Apprenticeship?
If you’re not sure what you want do after finishing school or college you could consider an exciting Apprenticeship opportunity with Macclesfield College of Further and Higher Education - and you don’t have to wait for the school year to end to get the ball rolling because you can apply now!May 2016
Local MP congratulates Apprenticeship for their silky skills
Apprentices in Textile and Manufacturing at Macclesfield College have been praised for their work by David Rutley MP and Ron Smart, a local silk business owner, upon the completion of their apprenticeship schemes.April 2016
An iPad for Isabel
Congratulations go to Engineering Apprentice Isabel Bowyer who was the lucky winner of an iPad in a recent prize draw organised by Macclesfield College’s catering services provider, Taylor Shaw.March 2016
College celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2016 (14–18 March)
Apprenticeships are the focus of a special week of activities at Macclesfield College of Further and Higher as it takes part in National Apprenticeship Week, 14th - 18th March 2016.March 2016
Ashleigh makes it to the finals
Engineering apprentice Ashleigh Sumner was recently one of the 5 finalists for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Women Engineer Awards 2015 which was held at Park Plaza Riverbank, London.January 2016