We offer a range of Apprenticeships at Runshaw, from Level 2 through to Level 4.

All Apprenticeships include:

  • A minimum of 30 hours per week paid employment
  • A knowledge-based element, ie a Technical Certificate
  • A competency-based element, ie a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ)
  • Transferable skills
  • A module on employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths

For more information about our apprenticeships, download our apprenticeship student guide.

See the apprenticeship courses we offer below, or alternatively, download our course guide.

Level 2 Apprenticeships (Intermediate)

Equivalent to five GCSEs at Grade A*- C. Apprentices work towards a work-based learning qualification such as an NVQ Level 2, Functional Skills, or GCSEs in English and Maths, and in most cases, a relevant knowledge-based qualification.

Level 2 is suitable for a junior member of staff who is at the beginning of their career.

We offer Level 2 Apprenticeships in:

  • AAT Accounting
  • Business and Administration
  • Commis Chef
  • Children & Young People’s Workforce
  • Counselling
  • Customer Service Practitioner
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare Support Worker
  • Adult Care Worker
  • Hospitality Team Member
  • Housing/Property Management Assistant
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • NCFE CACHE Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning

Level 3 Apprenticeships (Advanced)

Equivalent to two A Levels. Apprentices work towards a work-based learning qualification such as an NVQ Level 3, Functional Skills, or GCSEs in English and Maths, and in most cases, a relevant knowledge-based certificate.

Level 3 is suitable for those working in a Team Leader or Supervisor role and ideally, candidates should have five GCSEs at Grade A*-C or have completed a Level 2 Apprenticeship.

We offer Level 3 Apprenticeships in:

  • AAT Accounting
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Business Administration
  • Children & Young People’s Workforce – Early Years Educator
  • Counselling
  • Customer Service
  • Engineering Manufacture – Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering
  • Senior Healthcare Support Worker
  • Lead Adult Care Worker
  • Hospitality Supervisor
  • Housing/Property Management
  • CIPD
  • Infrastructure Technician
  • Digital Marketer
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • NCFE CACHE Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning
  • Team Leader/Supervisor

Level 4 Apprenticeships (Further Education)

We offer Level 4 Apprenticeships in:

  • Professional Accounting Taxation Technician
  • Counselling
  • Network Engineer