Apprenticeships

The Apprenticeship, Traineeship and Jobs Growth Wales Programmes, led by the Welsh Government, are supported by the European Social Fund.

The Skills for Industry project is part funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

What programmes are available?

  • Foundation Apprenticeship (Level 2)
  • Apprenticeship (Level 3)
  • Higher Apprenticeships (Level 4)

What career routes are available?

  • Advice and Guidance
  • Brickwork
  • Business Admin
  • Business Improvement Techniques
  • Carpentry
  • Childcare
  • Consumer Electronic Products
  • Contact Centre Operations
  • Customer Service
  • Digital Technology (Electronics)
  • Electrical
  • Engineering
  • Facilities Management
  • Hairdressing
  • Health and Social Care
  • Housing
  • IT, Software and Telecoms
  • Operational Performance
  • Learning Support
  • Management
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Plumbing
  • Retail
  • Security Alarm Systems
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning
  • Warehousing

Please note that all courses have eligibilty criteria which must be met by the student, this will be discussed at interview stage. Individuals wishing to pursue an apprenticeship must either be in employment or about to commence employment.

Who can apply? Anyone who is...

  • 16+ and looking to gain qualifications and work experience
  • leaving school and looking for training outside of the classroom
  • returning to work after a period of unemployment
  • looking for a career change
  • facing redundancy
  • looking to develop your own business
  • looking to gain qualifications in your current job

What are the benefits?

  • earn a wage
  • gain experience in the sector you want to work in
  • gain qualifications (eg QCF, NVQ, BTEC and City & Guilds) to develop your career
  • develop your essential skills (ICT, application of number, working with others, improve learning, problem solving and communication) for the real world
  • enhance your employment chances

For further information contact Tycoch (01792 284000) or Gorseinon (01792 890700). Email: apprenticeships@gowercollegeswansea.ac.uk

Updated September 2017