95% of students that applied to university from East Coast College gained a place

An Apprenticeship is a work-based method of training for those over the age of 16. To be an Apprentice you need to be employed in the industry you wish to be trained in. Apprentices attend college on a day or block-release basis and also learn the skills of their trade in the workplace.


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Many people choose to become an apprentice as they feel they have the best of both worlds; they attend college to boost their skills and qualifications and are also gaining some realistic experience in the workplace.

East Coast College is widely recognised as one of the best providers of apprenticeships across East Anglia; we have a wide choice of apprenticeships available to suit all industries and sectors. Our tutors and assessors are industry experts in their fields, working closely with employers to ensure that training is relevant to their business. Success rates for apprentices at East Coast College are high.

Our dedicated Employer Services team is on hand to offer advice and support whether you are thinking of becoming an apprentice or would like to take on an apprentice for your business.

East Coast College offers a broad range of apprenticeships, to find out more about the programmes available call 0800 085 8860 or email apprenticeships@eastcoast.ac.uk

Apprenticeships Brochure

If you feel you are now ready to consider doing an Apprenticeship you can apply for Apprenticeship vacancies online using their recruitment system that lets you search for, view and then apply for Apprenticeships.

Current Apprenticeship Vacancies

It is easy to search and apply for Apprenticeship vacancies. Simply follow the steps below. 

Step 1 – Register your details

  • Go to ‘Find an Apprenticeship’  and create an account.
  • Then create username and password. Remember to keep your username and password safe.
  • You’ll receive a confirmation email sent to your inbox.

Step 2- Search for your match

Search for Apprenticeships that match your interests by:

  • Occupation/job role
  • Employer
  • Description
  • Reference Number
  • Location/postcode

Step 3 – Browse your results

You can click on any of the listed vacancies for more information. Each listing gives detailed information about the job, including the employer, training, pay and the qualifications you will be working towards. You can save your search results, so they are easy to access at any time, or start a new search.

Once you’ve found the job you want, applying is easy.

The application form is simple, secure and reusable, so you can respond to as many vacancies as you like, and save your application forms. You can view the status of your applications and manage them online.

If you have a problem with the Apprenticeship vacancies recruitment system, please email:  nationalhelpdesk@findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk

Or contact National Careers Service for advice on the right apprenticeship for you: 0800 100 900

For more information about Apprenticeships offered at East Coast College please call 0800 085 8860.

If you are considering taking on an apprentice, we can:

  • Help you choose the right apprenticeship programme for your business
  • Explain the apprenticeship process and how it will work for you
  • Provide access to funding, giving up to date advice on the latest grants available
  • Help you to recruit an apprentice or support your existing staff into apprenticeships
  • Agree a training plan with your apprentice that meets your business needs
  • Deliver the training and provide on-going support to you and your apprentice with regular feedback

Apprenticeships and Training Brochure


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Current Apprenticeship Vacancies

Apprenticeships at East Coast College
Intermediate/Level 2 Advanced/Level 3 Higher/Level 4 Degree/Level 5/6
Business Skills
Business Admin Yes Yes Yes No
Team Leader/Supervisor No Yes No No
Customer Service Yes Yes No No
HR Support No Yes No No
Management No No Yes Yes
Construction and Trades
Trowel Occputations Yes Yes No No
Wood Occupations Yes Yes No No
Electrical Installation / Electrical Maintenance Yes Yes No No
Boat Builder Yes Yes No No
Plumbing Yes Yes No No
Machining Yes Yes Yes Yes
Maintenance Yes Yes Yes No
Fabrication and Welding Yes Yes No No
Motor Vehicle Yes Yes No No
Hair, Beauty and Barbering
Barbering Yes Yes No No
Beauty (Massage) Yes Yes No No
Hairdressing Yes Yes No No
Health, Social Care and Early Years
Adult Care Yes Yes Yes No
Healthcare Support Worker Yes No No No
Children and Young Peoples Workforce Yes No Yes No
Early Years Educator No Yes No No
Residential Care No Yes Yes No
Hospitality and Catering
Commis Chef Yes No No No
Hospitality Team Member Yes No No No
Chef de Partie No Yes No No
Hospitality Supervisor No Yes No No
Marketing and Digital Media
Creative Digital Media No Yes No No
Marketing Yes Yes No No
Social Media and Digital Marketing No Yes No No
Supporting Teaching and Learning
Support Teaching and Learning Yes Yes No No

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