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At Harrogate College, we offer valuable apprenticeships ranging from levels 3 to 5. Our apprenticeships are full-time and can range between one to four years depending on the qualification.

You can find out more below about our latest vacancies, benefits and information on how to register for apprenticeship job alerts.

Our strong industry links enable us to offer apprenticeships throughout the year in areas including:

  • Science
  • Electrical
  • Auto-mechanic
  • Adult Care
  • Joinery
  • Construction
  • Hospitality
  • Hair and Beauty
  • Business Administration

If you wish to apply for one of our live apprenticeship vacancies, you can do so in three simple steps:

1 – Visit the National Apprenticeship Service website and search for apprenticeships

2 – Create an account

3 – Apply for your chosen apprenticeship

If you have any queries regarding apprenticeships, please email our dedicated team on apprenticeships@harrogate.ac.uk.

 

Current Apprenticeships

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Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprenticeship Level 2
Course length: 15 months full-time.
The pharmacy services assistant works under the supervision of a pharmacist, pharmacy technician or other accountable healthcare professionals. The pharmacy services assistant provides a variety of pharmacy and medicines services to patients, the public and other professional healthcare teams. This role involves supporting the supply, preparation and assembly of medicines and products, issuing them to patients and other healthcare professionals and assisting in providing advice to patients to help them to make effective use of their medicines. They will be responsible for ordering and receiving medicines, as well as their storage, disposal and return.
Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship Level 3
Course length: 27 months full-time.
Pharmacy technicians are registered professionals working within the regulatory standards for pharmacy, as set by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) Pharmacy Order 2010. Pharmacy technicians work in a wide range of settings, including registered pharmacies, community services, justice, GP Practices, dispensing doctors’ practices, care homes and clinical commissioning groups, hospitals, mental health, defence and within the pharmaceutical industry. This role involves managing the supply of medicines and devices in a pharmacy and assisting pharmacists with advisory services.
Installation Electrician/Maintenance Electrician Apprenticeship Level 3
Course length: 48 months full-time.
Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments. Electricians might work in both indoor and outdoor settings. Electrical equipment and systems include switchboards, motors, cables, fuses, heating, lighting, air conditioning and metering equipment, as well as crime and fire alarm systems and renewable energy technologies. They are able to work on their own proficiently and work without immediate supervision in the most efficient and economical manner.
Installation electricians work on the installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance of low voltage electrical and electronic devices and appliances.
Maintenance electricians work on the maintenance of electrical and electronic installations, including automated production systems. Duties include the supervision of the equipment, its maintenance and necessary repairs.
Apprentices will attend college on a day release basis.
Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Level 3
Course length: 36 months full-time.
A motor vehicle service and maintenance technician services and repairs light vehicles such as cars and vans and works either in dealerships which focus on a particular manufacturer, or in an independent garage which deals with many different makes of vehicles.
Apprentices will learn how to work on all the systems found within the vehicle. The day-to-day work ranges from replacing simple parts through to solving complex faults with the use of diagnostic methods and equipment.
Apprentices will attend college on a day release basis.
Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Level 2
Course length: 12 to 15 months full-time.
This occupation is found in a range of private and public settings including day care, children’s centres, pre-schools, reception classes, playgroups, nursery schools, home-based provisions, hospitals and social care settings. Early years practitioners also work across local authority provisions to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by the government for the learning, development and care of children from birth to five years old.The broad purpose is to work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis, supporting the planning and delivery of activities, purposeful play opportunities and educational programmes within the ethos of the setting. Additionally, this role involves working as part of a professional team, ensuring the welfare and care for children under the guidance and supervision of an early years educator, teacher or other qualified professionals.
Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Level 3
Course length: 18 months full-time.
Early years educators are highly trained professionals who play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop effectively and are kept healthy and safe. They work in a range of settings including day care, children’s centres, pre-schools, reception classes and as childminders.
This role may involve working on their own or supervising others to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements set by the government for the learning, development and care of children from birth to five years old. With additional experience, an early years educator can become the manager of an early years setting.
Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 3
Course length: 18 months full-time.
This role involves working on the frontline to help adults with their care needs and enabling them to have control in their lives, such as helping them to achieve their personal goals and supporting them with independent living. Additionally, lead adult care workers are responsible for providing supervision, frontline leadership, guidance and working autonomously, exercising judgement and accountability.
This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role. It covers a wide range of areas, including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health and social care procedures.
Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 2
Course length: 12 to 15 months full-time.
Adult care workers are frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs, allowing them to achieve their personal goals and to live independently and safely. This role enables adults to have control and choice in their lives.
The apprentice will gain technical knowledge and real practical experience, along with functional and personal skills. These skills are acquired through a mix of workplace learning, formal off-the-job training and academic study at college.
The Care Diploma Level 2 qualification has been designed to support entry to either the adult care or health workforces. The mandatory units cover core competencies, while the optional units allow learners to choose from a variety of specialist areas to tailor the qualification to their needs, interests and to reflect the context of their work.
Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship Level 2
Course length: 18 months full-time.
This occupation involves carrying out skilled work, primarily using timber products, creating and installing building components. This role involves working either on a construction site or in a workshop. This is a core and options apprenticeship with two pathways.
Pathway one: A site carpenter will normally work on a building site or in domestic and commercial premises. This role involves preparing and fixing building components from the initial erection of a new building, through to the installation of all necessary fixtures and fittings. Site carpenters will also provide a range of repair and maintenance activities.
Pathway two: An architectural joiner will normally be employed in a workshop producing timber based building components and other architectural products, such as doors, windows, units and staircases. These products are then transported to construction sites to be installed by site carpenters.
Apprentices will attend college on a day release basis.
Bricklayer Apprenticeship Level 2
Course length: 24 to 30 months full-time.
The construction sector is the driving force behind the UK economy, employing three million people and contributing 6.4% of gross domestic product. Not only that, the construction industry is central to delivering the homes, schools, hospitals, energy and transport infrastructure our society demands.
Bricklayers lay bricks, blocks and other types of building components in mortar to construct and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures, such as chimney stacks. They also refurbish brickwork and masonry on restoration projects. The range of sites and projects that bricklayers work on include large commercial developments, new builds in housing, alterations, extensions and restorations. A bricklayer may work one-on-one or in larger jobs where their bricklaying group may work on a particular section of a building alongside other bricklaying groups.
Apprentices will attend college on a day release basis.
Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship Level 2
Course length: 15 months full-time.
A hospitality team member can work in a range of establishments, such as bars, restaurants, cafés, conference centres, banqueting venues, hotels or contract caterers. The role is varied and although hospitality team members tend to specialise in an area, they have to be adaptable and ready to support team members across the business.
Specialist areas in hospitality include food and beverage service, serving alcoholic beverages, barista, food preparation, housekeeping, concierge and guest services, reception, reservations and conference and banqueting.
Hospitality Supervisor Apprenticeship Level 3
Course length: 15 months full-time.
Hospitality supervisors work across a wide variety of businesses including bars, restaurants, cafés, conference centres, banqueting venues, hotels or contract caterers. They provide vital support to management teams and are capable of independently supervising hospitality services and running shifts. They typically work under pressure delivering fantastic customer service and motivating a team is essential to their role.
The majority of supervisors’ skills and knowledge are the same, but supervisors may specialise in specific functions or work across a variety of functions which reflect the multi-functional nature of the industry.
Hospitality Manager Apprenticeship Level 4
Course length: 18 to 21 months full-time.
Hospitality managers work across a huge variety of organisations including bars, restaurants, cafés, conference centres, banqueting venues, hotels and contract caterers. These managers generally specialise in a particular area, however their core knowledge, skills and behaviours are aligned. All managers within this role have a passion for exceeding customers’ expectations.
Hospitality managers have a high level of responsibility and are accountable for fulfilling the business vision and objectives which requires excellent business, people and customer relation skills. Individuals in this role are highly motivated team leaders that combine a talent for management and specific industry skills and thrive on the customer facing nature of the role.
Commis Chef Apprenticeship Level 2
Course length: 15 months full-time.
Commis chef is the most common starting position in many kitchens and in principal the most junior culinary role. A commis chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef.
The primary objective of the commis chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen. The apprentice will have the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section with a view to choosing an area where they feel most inspired. The learning journey of any chef will vary considerably from one individual to the next, however it is necessary to understand and have experience in the basics that this role provides in order to progress to any future senior chef role.
Chef De Partie Apprenticeship Level 3
Course length: 18 to 21 months full-time.
A chef de partie is responsible for running a specific section of the kitchen. This type of chef usually manages a small team of workers, which they must keep organised so that dishes go out on time and the work area remains clean and orderly. However, in smaller kitchens a chef de partie may work independently as the only person in their section. Also known as a station or section chef, the chef de partie reports to the senior chef and has a very important role in any kitchen.
Production Chef Apprenticeship Level 2
Course length: 15 months full-time.
Production chefs work as part of a team in time-bound and often challenging kitchen environments, such as schools, hospitals, the Armed Forces, care homes, high street casual dining and pub kitchens. They report to the senior production chef or appropriate line manager.
Production chefs are likely to work with centrally developed standardised recipes and menus, producing food in high volumes. They apply highly methodical organisational skills, energy, accuracy, attention to detail and are mindful of the importance of sustainability and protecting the environment.
Senior Production Chef Apprenticeship Level 3
Course length: 15 months full-time.
Senior production chefs may lead a brigade team or support the head chef in larger establishments. They report activities to the head chef or appropriate line manager. This role involves supervising production chef teams in a variety of kitchen environments, such as schools, hospitals, the Armed Forces, care homes, high street casual dining and pub kitchens.
Senior production chefs have accountability for the day-to-day running of the kitchen service, producing, monitoring and maintaining consistent food standards, legislative requirements and quality across all areas and during all stages of production and supply.
Hair Professional Apprenticeship Level 2
Course length: 24 months full-time.
This apprenticeship provides a nationally agreed standard for a work-based learning route into employment for the hairdressing industry. As part of this programme, apprentices combine both practical skills and academic knowledge.
Apprentices will carry out basic treatments in the salon including meeting and greeting clients, consultations, advising, shampooing and conditioning, cutting, colouring and finishing hair. Additionally, apprentices will work alongside the stylists in a salon and assist them with all hairdressing services.
Advanced Hair Professional Apprenticeship Level 3
Course length: 12 to 15 months full-time.
Advanced and creative hair professionals are creative, passionate and driven professionals who work without supervision, managing themselves and others when required. They provide a quality service, while working to the highest standards and continuously developing their personal and professional skills.
Hair professionals take ownership of their work and client lists, accept responsibility, effectively plan their work and are proactive, flexible and adaptable. They aim for excellence by taking exceptional pride in their work and industry.
The work environment can be varied in size, style and ambiance, including bespoke salons, the media industry, cruise ships, product houses and manufacturers. They are highly skilled and experienced professionals who deliver innovative hair fashion trends, inspired by current images and their own creativity, individual flair and interpretation.
Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3
Course length: 18 months full-time.
Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.
The responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers. With a focus on adding value, the role of business administrator contributes to the efficiency of an organisation, through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested. The flexibility and responsiveness required allows the apprentice to develop a wide range of skills.
The business administrator is expected to deliver their responsibilities efficiently and with integrity, showing a positive attitude. The role involves demonstrating strong written and verbal communication skills and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills. The business administrator is also expected to show initiative, managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, decision making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others.
Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Level 2
Course length: 15 months full-time.
The apprentice will gain technical knowledge and real practical experience as well as functional and personal skills. These skills are developed through workplace learning, formal off-the-job training and academic study at college.
Apprentices will contribute to improved customer service delivery and increased customer satisfaction in the public sectors and attract new customers to the business. They will also improve customer loyalty and remain competitive and profitable in the private sector. Other roles will include communicating effectively with customers either face-to-face or by telephone and promoting their products and services to a wider audience.
Customer Service Specialist Apprenticeship Level 3
Course length: 18 months full-time.
The main purpose of a customer service specialist is to be a professional for direct customer support within all sectors and organisation types. This role involves being an advocate of customer service, acting as a referral point for dealing with complex and technical customer requests, complaints and queries. Apprentices will be an escalation point for complicated or ongoing customer problems.
Customer service specialists are experts in their organisation’s products and services, regularly sharing knowledge with the wider team. They gather and analyse data and customer information that influences change and improvements in service. Additionally, the apprenticeship involves utilising organisational and generic IT systems to carry out the role with an awareness of other digital technologies. This could be in many types of environments including contact centres, retail, webchat, service industry or any customer service point.

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