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The benefits of Higher and Degree apprenticeships

Higher and degree apprenticeships allow young people and adults to earn while they learn and progress into highly skilled occupations.

After finishing, 77% of apprentices stay with the same employer, 46% received a pay rise, and 36% reported getting a promotion.*

If you choose to do a higher or degree apprenticeship you’ll benefit from

  • Increased lifetime earning potential of around £150,000 (Source: University Education)
  • No debt via student loans as higher apprenticeships are funded by employers and the government
  • A clear pathway to achieving your ambitions in the workplace – Statistics from the National Apprenticeships Service show that 23 per cent of apprentices surveyed were promoted within 12 months of finishing their apprenticeship.
  • A salary and guaranteed job while you study
  • The potential to achieve graduate and postgraduate-level qualifications
  • Employers are expected to offer you the chance to stay and progress in your job after the apprenticeship
  • New opportunities for career progression if you’re already in work
  • The chance to gain professional accreditation and membership

* Statistics from GOV.UK

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