Not all students choose to enrol on a full-time college course after leaving CP Riverside School. A number choose to apply for apprenticeships, continuing to learn as part of an employment package.

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What are Apprenticeships?

Apprentices earn a wage and work alongside experienced staff to gain job-specific skills. Apprentices can receive, on a day-release basis, training  to work towards nationally recognised qualifications & depending on GSCE grades, may be required to attend college one day a week to improve English and Maths skills. 

Apprenticeships can take between one and four years to complete.  The current minimum salary is £5.28 per hour.

Who can apply for an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are open to all age groups above 16 years-old. You just need to be living in England and not in full-time education.

What are the benefits?

There are many benefits to doing an Apprenticeship. You can earn while you learn, and learn through hands-on experience on the job. Key benefits of being an apprentice include;

  • earning a salary
  • getting paid holidays
  • receiving training
  • gaining qualifications
  • learning job-specific skills

For apprenticeship vacancies and further guidance, please click on the links below: