Apprenticeships

Jobs with pay, prospects and training

Get the skills to go far with an Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships are a great way to gain a nationally recognised qualification whilst being employed and earning a wage.

As an apprentice you will earn while you learn and gain valuable practical skills from being in the workplace.  They are a great alternative to A-levels and university, with those building their careers through an apprenticeship more likely to stay in work throughout their life. 

Why take an Apprenticeship with us?
  • Our dedicated team will support and assist you through every step of your apprenticeship
  • Study at our state-of-the-art campus and be taught by our industry expert tutors
  • Earn while you learn - you will earn money in your chosen field while studying at college
  • You can gain an industry-recognised qualification without worrying about any university debts
  • 90% of apprentices stay in employment following completion of their apprenticeship
  • Complete an apprenticeship and earn around £100,000 more in a lifetime than other employees.

Furthermore, according to government statistics, almost 90% of apprentices are satisfied with their chosen course while more than 80% feel their career prospects improve as a result.

How do I find out more information?

To find out more information about the apprenticeships on offer, browse the subjects available below. If you have any questions, get in touch and our team will gladly answer any queries you might have. 

You can contact us by calling 023 8057 7224, or emailing apprenticeships@southampton-city.ac.uk.

Apprenticeship Vacancies

To view our latest apprenticeship vacancies, click here.

Apprenticeship Vacancies


Download our Apprenticeship Guide

Click here to view our Apprenticeship guide. Alternatively go to our Prospectus page to download or order a printed copy. 



Apprenticeship Levy for Employers

In April 2017 the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers. For more information click here

Choose from our wide range of apprenticeships

Business apprenticeships

Accountancy Level 2 / Level 3
Business Administration Level 2 / Level 3
Information Technology (IT) Level 2 / Level 3

Construction apprenticeships

Bench Joinery Level 2 / Level 3
Bricklaying Level 2 / Level 3
Carpentry Level 2 / Level 3
Civil Engineering Level 3
Construction Contracting Level 3
Electrical Installation Level 3
Painting & Decorating Level 2 / Level 3

Health and Care apprenticeships

Early Years (Childcare) Level 2 / Level 3
Health & Social Care Level 2 / Level 3

Engineering apprenticeships

Building Services Engineering Level 3
Electrical Engineering Level 2 / Level 3
Fabrication & Welding Level 3
Heating & Ventilation Level 2 / Level 3
Mechanical Engineering Level 2 / Level 3

Motor Vehicle apprenticeships

Heavy Motor Vehicle Level 2 / Level 3
Light Motor Vehicle Level 2 / Level 3

Marine apprenticeships

Marine Level 2 / Level 3 (includes Electrical, Engineering and Boat Building pathways)

Service Industry apprenticeships

Barbering Level 2 / Level 3
Hairdressing Level 2 / Level 3
Catering Level 2 / Level 3