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Advice and Guidance

Need some help from the professionals? The following websites supply more in-depth information and guidance on Apprenticeships and careers in general.

Apprenticeships

Watertrain Limited
Qualifications and apprenticeships provider. Watertrain specialises in the water and electricity utility sectors.
www.watertrain.co.uk

Apprenticeships
The National Apprenticeship Service is part of the Skills Funding Agency.
http://www.apprenticeships.org.uk 

Apprenticeship Guide
Apprenticeship help and advice.
http://www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk

Capital Apprenticeships

Delivers Apprenticeships and corporate training in London and the South East of England.
www.capitalapprenticeships.com

Gov.uk
Government services and information.
https://www.gov.uk

Funky Skills
Funky Skills is a learning system for Functional Skills, which features content in Maths, English and ICT at Entry Level 3, Level 1 and Level 2
http://www.funkyskills.org

Inteltrain
Inteltrain is a leading provider of Apprenticeships and specialist vocational qualifications for those working in the intelligence, cyber security, Prevent and safeguarding communities.
http://www.inteltrain.com

National Careers Service
Guidance on learning, training and work opportunities.
https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

Skills Funding Agency
Funds skills training for Further Education. 
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/skills-funding-agency

TUC
Details on Apprenticeships within unions.
http://www.tuc.org.uk/apprenticeships

TUC – Worksmart
Information on rights for apprentices and how to join a union.
http://www.worksmart.org.uk 

Sector Skills Councils

Sector Skills Councils are responsible for designing the Apprenticeship Frameworks for their business sectors.

CITB
Leadership organisation for the UK construction industry.
http://www.citb.co.uk

Cogent
Employer-led, strategic skills body for the science industries. 
http://www.cogent-ssc.com

Creative & Cultural Skills
The licensed Sector Skills Council for the UK’s creative and cultural industries.
http://ccskills.org.uk

Creative Skillset
Industry body for the creative industries.
http://www.creativeskillset.org

Energy & Utility Skills
The UK authority on professional development and employment in the energy and utilities industries.
http://www.euskills.co.uk

Engineering Construction Industry Training Board
Provides professional advice, information, skills development and qualifications in engineering construction. 
http://www.ecitb.org.uk 

e-Skills UK
Responsible for UK IT standards and qualifications.
http://www.e-skills.com

Financial & Legal Skills Partnership
Skills champion for financial, finance and accountancy sectors.
http://www.financialskillspartnership.org.uk

Food & Drinks Skills Council
Voice of the food and drink manufacturing sector
http://improveltd.co.uk

LANTRA
Sector Skills Council for land-based and environmental industries.
http://www.lantra.co.uk

People 1st
Sector Skills Council for hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism. 
http://www.people1st.co.uk

Pro Skills
Training and education for people working in the material, production and supply industries.
http://www.proskills.co.uk

SEMTA
Develops Apprenticeship frameworks across the engineering and advanced manufacturing sectors.
http://www.semta.org.uk

SkillsActive
Sector Skills Council for active leisure and learning.
http://www.skillsactive.com

Skills CFA
Registered charity promoting skills and qualifications in the workplace.
www.skillscfa.org

Skills for Care and Development
Sector Skills Council for people providing social work, social care and children's services.
http://www.skillsforcareanddevelopment.org.uk

Skills for Health
Sector Skills Council for all health employers.
http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk

Skills for Justice
Sector Skills Council for justice and legal services.
http://www.sfjuk.com

Skills for Logistics
Sector Skills Council for the UK's freight logistics industries.
http://www.skillsforlogistics.org

Skills for Security
Skills body for the security industry.
www.skillsforsecurity.org.uk

Summit Skills
Sector Skills Council for building services engineering.
http://www.summitskills.org.uk

The Building Futures Group
Industry skills body covering facilities management, housing, property, cleaning and parking.
http://www.assetskills.org

The Institute of the Motor Industry
The professional association for individuals working in the retail motor industry.
http://www.theimi.org.uk