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.
Qualifications and apprenticeships provider. Watertrain specialises in the water and electricity utility sectors.
The National Apprenticeship Service is part of the Skills Funding Agency.
Apprenticeship help and advice.
Delivers Apprenticeships and corporate training in London and the South East of England.
Government services and information.
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
Inteltrain is a leading provider of Apprenticeships and specialist vocational qualifications for those working in the intelligence, cyber security, Prevent and safeguarding communities.
National Careers Service
Guidance on learning, training and work opportunities.
Skills Funding Agency
Funds skills training for Further Education.
Details on Apprenticeships within unions.
TUC – Worksmart
Information on rights for apprentices and how to join a union.
Sector Skills Councils
Sector Skills Councils are responsible for designing the Apprenticeship Frameworks for their business sectors.
Leadership organisation for the UK construction industry.
Employer-led, strategic skills body for the science industries.
Creative & Cultural Skills
The licensed Sector Skills Council for the UK’s creative and cultural industries.
Industry body for the creative industries.
Energy & Utility Skills
The UK authority on professional development and employment in the energy and utilities industries.
Engineering Construction Industry Training Board
Provides professional advice, information, skills development and qualifications in engineering construction.
Responsible for UK IT standards and qualifications.
Financial & Legal Skills Partnership
Skills champion for financial, finance and accountancy sectors.
Food & Drinks Skills Council
Voice of the food and drink manufacturing sector
Sector Skills Council for land-based and environmental industries.
Sector Skills Council for hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism.
Training and education for people working in the material, production and supply industries.
Develops Apprenticeship frameworks across the engineering and advanced manufacturing sectors.
Sector Skills Council for active leisure and learning.
Registered charity promoting skills and qualifications in the workplace.
Skills for Care and Development
Sector Skills Council for people providing social work, social care and children's services.
Skills for Health
Sector Skills Council for all health employers.
Skills for Justice
Sector Skills Council for justice and legal services.
Skills for Logistics
Sector Skills Council for the UK's freight logistics industries.
Skills for Security
Skills body for the security industry.
Sector Skills Council for building services engineering.
The Building Futures Group
Industry skills body covering facilities management, housing, property, cleaning and parking.
The Institute of the Motor Industry
The professional association for individuals working in the retail motor industry.