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The Top 6 Skills You Need to Land an Apprenticeship

Started your search for work experience? Find out about six skills you need to land an apprenticeship

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5 Simple Ways to Show Off Your Skills in An Application

Application season is in full swing. Employers are swimming in CVs and cover letters, but how can you make sure you stand out and set yourself apart? Your skills. Here are 5 ways you can show off your skills in an application.

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Hard Skills vs Soft Skills: Why You Should Know the Difference

You’ve probably heard about soft and hard skills, or seen job descriptions mention them. Read on to find out what these skills are exactly and how they differ from each other.

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A Day in the Life of a Disney PR Apprentice

Meet Janet, a Level 4 PR & Communications Apprentice currently working at The Walt Disney Company. Read on to find out more about her day and what she gets up to…

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A Guide To Career Options 2024

Can't decide what to do when you leave school or college? Read our FREE digital guide to discover your career options, and how to get there.

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RateMyApprenticeship’s 12 Days of Christmas

If you are considering doing an apprenticeship, this is a must-read! Here is our guide to the highest paid apprenticeships in the UK.

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Apprenticeship Accommodation: Everything You Need To know

Moving away for your apprenticeship? Here's everything you need to know to help you settle into your new home.

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The Most Common Apprenticeship Interview Questions (and how to answer them)

Applying for an apprenticeship? That's marvellous news. Here is our guide to preparing for apprenticeship interview questions.

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How to Budget on an Apprenticeship

You can earn around £24,600 per year on an apprenticeship. That’s a lot of money to get a handle on. Here are some ways to budget and save your hard-earned cash.

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Quantity Surveying Apprenticeships

Want to work in construction, negotiating contracts and working with clients to bring their vision to life? You'll love a quantity surveying apprenticeship!

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An insight into: Assurance Apprenticeships

Got a keen eye for detail? Love problem-solving? If so, an Assurance Apprenticeship at EY is the career choice for you.

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Economics Apprenticeships

Are you interested in a career in Economics? Read on for a guide to Economics apprenticeships and how to find them.

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Teaching Apprenticeships

Want to become Matilda's Miss Honey and inspire a love of learning in others? Find out how to get started with a teaching apprenticeship.

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Beauty Apprenticeships

If you’ve ever done your hair nicely, slayed a makeup look, or have magical massage hands and fancy turning it into a career - you can!

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What Is A DevOps Engineer?

Want a role in IT testing code, preventing cyber attacks and creating new software? A career as a devops engineer may be just for you!

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The Next Step Explorer

Not sure what to do when you finish school or college? There are so many options! Our downloadable poster can help you find the right path...

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Apprenticeships In Sport Coaching

Start your career with a coaching apprenticeship and you could become the next Gareth Southgate, leading the Three Lions to victory.

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Site Manager Apprenticeships

Imagine working on Aston Villa’s 50,000 capacity stadium expansion project. Apply for a site manager apprenticeship and you may do just that.

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Why Should I do an Apprenticeship in the Automotive Industry?

Picking a career is hard. But there are so many reasons why starting an apprenticeship in the automotive industry is a great route to take.

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The Highest Paid Apprenticeships in the UK

If you are considering doing an apprenticeship, this is a must-read! Here is our guide to the highest paid apprenticeships in the UK.

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RateMyApprenticeship Virtual Events: Best Employers Advice

RateMyApprenticeships's Virtual Event was back with a bang! Tune in to discover all things apprenticeships from our Best Employers.

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Meet the Parent: Kerry Viljoen

Not sure if an apprenticeship is right for your child? We chatted to Kerry Viljoen about aligning her own expectations with her daughter's.

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An Insight into the Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship

Katie Fiddaman - a degree apprentice at Pearson College in London - gives us an insight into what it's really like to do a degree apprenticeship.

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Apprentice Q&A: Husain Mahomed, Domino Printing Sciences

We caught up with Husain Mahomed, an apprentice at Domino Printing Sciences who’s here to tell you all about his scheme and share some helpful application tips too.

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My Journey From Apprentice To Assistant Manager

We caught up with Cleo, an Assistant Manager at Toolstation, who started their career as an apprentice. They gave us a rundown of how their apprenticeship skyrocketed their career.

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An inside look at a degree apprenticeship: Jamil Rashid from J.P. Morgan

Considering a degree apprenticeship? Hear from a degree apprentice at J.P. Morgan to find out what it's really like.

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Day In The Life Of An Apprentice: BSS

Want to know what an apprenticeship in the building sector is really like? Meet Megan, who'll tell you how it all works!

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Career Quiz: An Apprenticeship or University?

Can't figure out whether college, university or an apprenticeship is right for you? Take our career quiz and see for yourself!

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A Day in the Life of an Apprentice: AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a biopharmaceutical company delivering life-changing medicine all over the world. Want to know more about what it’s like to work there? Meet Tom, a current apprentice…

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Day In The Life Of An Apprentice: Simmons & Simmons LLP

Meet Nawal, a first-year solicitor apprentice who's here to tell us what her day-to-day is like working for international law firm Simmons & Simmons.

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What does a typical day look like as an apprentice?

Apprenticeships are amazing - in more ways than one. But what’s an apprenticeship actually like? What do you do on a day-to-day basis? Meet four real-life apprentices, who’ll tell you just that.

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Why You Should Go To A Careers Fair

There are plenty of careers fairs out there for school leavers considering their next step after school or college. But why should you go?

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Going Above & Beyond in Your Apprenticeship

Working towards a permanent position once your apprenticeship ends? Here are a few ways to go above and beyond in your apprenticeship.

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What Is A Warehouse Manager?

Want to manage a warehouse, from picking and packing to shipping? If you're organised and good with people, come and give it a go!

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What Is A Backend Developer?

Into IT? Want to learn how to write code, debug applications and make websites run smoothly? A career in backend development could be for you!

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What happens after applying for an apprenticeship?

You’re probably wondering what happens after your application has zipped across the interweb, and landed in an employer’s DMs...

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Apprenticeship Application Forms

Just like your CV, you want to make sure your application form is the fairest of them all, and the following tips and tricks will help you do just that.

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Applying For Apprenticeships: The Ultimate Toolkit

Apprenticeship application getting you down? We’ve put together the ultimate toolkit with lots of goodies to help you nail your application.

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Your Guide to Apprenticeship Cover Letters

Applying for an apprenticeship? Use this step-by-step guide, complete with examples, to write a winning cover letter.

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Apprenticeship CV: Your Guide & Template

Applying for an apprenticeship? Ensure your application is at the top of the pile with our apprenticeship CV guide & free template.

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School Leaver CV Template

Are you applying for a school leaver scheme? Download our School Leaver CV Template, to help you write and structure a cracking CV.

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School Leaver CV

Looking for part-time work? Found an apprenticeship you want to apply for? It’s time to write a CV...

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How To Write An Apprenticeship Personal Statement

Found your dream apprenticeship, but stuck on how to write a personal statement? You're in for a treat. Here's how to impress an employer.

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How to Pursue Your Dream Job

What is your dream job? Have you thought about what skills you need? This is your essential guide to pursuing your dream career...

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Why It’s Never Too Early to Get Work Experience

The more experience your child has on their CV, the better their chances of landing the right job when they leave education. That's why it's never too soon to start...

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Can you do an apprenticeship if you already have a degree?

Did you know that you can still do an apprenticeship even if you already have a degree? Nope? Come inside. We have much to discuss.

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Apprenticeships vs University: Which Option is Best For You?

Should you apply for an apprenticeship or go to university? It's a big decision. We weigh up the pros and cons to help you make the right choice for you.

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Higher & Degree Apprenticeships: What you need to know

Read on for key facts on apprenticeships, including their great benefits and the wide range of industries you can choose to complete one in.

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All Your Level 2 and Level 3 Apprenticeship Questions: Answered

Did you know that apprenticeships are just as good as A-Levels? Offer you nationally recognised qualifications? And a great salary?

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Top Tips on Applying for Apprenticeships

Pearson Business School share their top tips on applying for apprenticeships; from writing a CV to finding the right scheme for you.

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Apprenticeships: What Parents Need to Know

75% of young people are now considering an apprenticeship. But as a parent, what do you really know about them? Here's everything you need to know in one handy guide.

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The Social Perks of Being an Apprentice

Did you know that you can meet new people, make lifelong friends and even move out of your parents’ house if you do an apprenticeship?

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Top Apprenticeship Myths

Have you considered applying for an apprenticeship? Here are ten myths about apprenticeships and the truths behind them.

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The Apprenticeship Application Journey

So you want to do an apprenticeship? Get expert advice to guide you through every stage of the application journey.

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Apprenticeships or A-Levels?

Thinking about A Levels after your GCSEs? More and more young people are leaving school after their exams and starting an apprenticeship, read on to find out more.

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Five Apprenticeship Myths Debunked for Parents

Are you worried about your child doing an apprenticeship? We lay out all the facts in this go-to mythbuster for parents.

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Apprenticeships without GCSEs

If you’ve left school with no GCSEs, don’t be hard on yourself — there are still ways to snag the qualifications and experience you need to embark on your dream career.

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Apprenticeships after A Levels

More and more school leavers are choosing an apprenticeship. Read on for an expert guide to apprenticeships after A Levels.

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Apprenticeships In London

Considering an apprenticeship in London? Or simply want to know what opportunities are available? Take a scroll through this handy guide.

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Where Can Your Apprenticeship Take You?

Apprenticeships are now available in a wide range of industries, from some of the Top Employers! Read on to see where your apprenticeship could take you...

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Apprenticeships for 18 year olds

More and more school and college leavers are choosing apprenticeships! Read more for our guide to apprenticeships for 18 year olds.

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Apprenticeships for 16 Year Olds

If you're 16, finished your GCSEs and looking for alternatives to A-Levels. Read all about how an apprenticeship might just be for you.

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The 4 Types of Apprenticeships

With such a wide range of apprenticeships on offer, it can be hard to find the right scheme. Read on for a guide to the different types of apprenticeships.

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Why do an Apprenticeship?

Deciding what to do after school or college can be a real headache. Keep reading to find out why an apprenticeship is a great option...

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What To Do When You Don’t Get The Exam Results You Want

Didn't get the grades you wanted? Don't panic! Read our top tips on how to process your results and work out your next steps.

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A Level Results Day 2023: What Next?

The waiting is over - A level results day is here! Here is your essential guide to your options, to help you decide what to do next

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A Guide To Career Options 2023

Can't decide what to do when you leave school or college? Read our FREE digital guide to discover your career options, and how to get there.

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5 Top Tips Before Starting Your Apprenticeship

What can you do to prepare for your apprenticeship? Read our top tips to start your apprenticeship on the right foot.

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Not Going to Uni?

If you've decided you're not going to university, that's okay! There are so many other exciting ways to launch your career.

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Why Do an Apprenticeship in London?

Katie, a Degree Apprentice at Pearson College London, tells us why moving to London for an apprenticeship was the best decision she made...

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5 Ways To Boost Your Employability

Work experience is great. But it's not the only way to boost your employability. There's lots more you can do to stand out as a candidate.

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5 Questions To Help Your Child Think About Their Future Career

Is your child finishing school soon? Or perhaps you’re helping them weigh out their options before they enter year 11? Here are five questions to help your child think about their next steps.

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These Are The Most Popular Careers In 2023

Looking for inspo when it comes to which career path to take? RateMyApprenticeship takes a deep dive into the UK’s most popular jobs.

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Cost of Living – 5 Reasons Why Now Is The Best Time To Do an Apprenticeship

Are your pockets feeling the pinch? Sign up for an apprenticeship. You could bag yourself a whopping £30,000 a year by the time you're 21.

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How to Choose a Career Whilst You’re at School

Don't worry if you don't know what career you want to pursue. Some people still don't know in their 30s and 40s! This is a quick guide to exploring your options.

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5 Ways To Look After Yourself During Exam Season

Struggling to find a balance between work and play? Learn to stay calm and keep those chill vibes on during the busy exam season.

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5 Fun Revision Games To Boss Your Exams

Apprenticeship application getting you down? Don't worry. Our ultimate toolkit has lots of goodies to help you nail your application.

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Top GCSE & A Level Revision Apps

With exam period just around the corner, we have scoured the internet for some of the best revision apps known to student-kind!

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The STAR Interview Technique

To successfully answer competency-based interview questions, follow the STAR interview technique. Find out how it can help you secure a job.

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Everything You Need to Know about Apprenticeship Aptitude Tests

Are you considering applying for an apprenticeship. Here is your guide: Everything You Need to Know about Apprenticeship Aptitude Tests →

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Top 10 Exam Revision Tips

Exams around the corner? No need to get in a flutter. Read our top ten revision tips to ensure you smash your exams.