St Michael's
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Apprenticeships Links

For National Apprenticeship Week (4th - 9th February), Success at Schools has published links to a range of inforamtion about apprenticeships. To access the document, please click the logo below.

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You can search for apprenticeships through a number of different websites:


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All you need to know about apprenticeships


A global leader in digital transformation with approximately 100,000 employees in 72 countries and annual revenue of around € 12 billion


Learn a trade and earn at the same time with Barratt's apprenticeship and trainee scheme


EDT places students with 300 top UK companies every year including Shell, Rolls Royce, EDF, Network Rail and GKN. They have placements for students interested in all areas of engineering, science, IT, e-commerce, business, marketing, finance and logistics


HS2 will be the new, high-speed train link between eight major cities in England


Kaplan, part of Kaplan Inc is the UK’s leading global provider of diverse education and training. Programmes include professional accountancy and financial training, vocational qualifications and Apprenticeshipsfinancial marketspostgraduate and undergraduate degrees

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For apprenticeships in law firms and routes into a variety of legal careers


For apprenticeships in one of the leading businesses in the food industry


For apprenticeships and careers in technology


The government's resource for information on apprenticeships.

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Information on the variety of options available to you if you choose not to attend university


Information for parents from the National Apprenticeship Service


For apprenticeships/routes into accounting, tax auditing and consulting


Information on courses available for 16 - 18-year-olds




Connexions mission is to positively engage Sandwell young people and provide them with high-quality independent careers advice and guidance which enables them to take up work, an apprenticeship or a further learning opportunity to fulfil their potential

Gap Year Opportunities

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Your chance to spend next summer working and living in an amazing summer camp in the USA

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At Gapforce, we are passionate about travel and the positive impact it has on young people’s outlook and future prospects. Our mission is to help people become global citizens through authentic, socially and environmentally responsible travel experiences which aid self-discovery and personal development.

The Year In Industry

They provide high-quality, paid placements for students in their gap year before or during their degree course