Move your career forward with a higher or degree apprenticeship

Higher and degree apprenticeships are a high-quality alternative to the traditional degree route, combining skilled on-the-job training with higher level study. 

What’s great about them?

  • Achieve a higher-level qualification
  • Gain valuable industry experience 
  • Fast-track to your dream career 
  • Earn a full-time wage 
  • No tuition fees to pay

How do they work?

You will spend most of your time in the workplace, developing higher level technical and professional skills. The great thing is you can still access the same College services and resources as traditional degree students. Please note, if you’re not already in full-time employment you will need to find a suitable position.

What’s available?

Higher apprenticeships

  • Accounting - Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship (AAT) 
  • Business Administration - Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship (OCR) 
  • Project Management - Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship (EMTA) 
  • Data Analyst - Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship
  • Network Engineer – Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship
  • Software Engineer – Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship
  • Management and Leadership - Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship (OCR) 
  • Care Leadership and Management - Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship (City and Guilds) 
  • Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship (NCFE Cache)

Degree apprenticeships

  • BEng Aerospace Engineering - Lancaster University
  • BEng Nuclear Engineering - Lancaster University
  • BSc (Hons) Digital Technology Solutions (Software Engineer) – Lancaster University
  • BSc (Hons) Digital Technology Solutions (Network Engineer) – Lancaster University
  • BSc (Hons) Digital Technology Solutions (Cyber Security) – Lancaster University
  • CMI Accredited Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship (Financial Management)
  • CMI Accredited Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship (Human Resource Management)
  • CMI Accredited Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship (Leadership)
  • CMI Accredited Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship (Digital Marketing)

Coming soon:

Higher apprenticeships

  • HR Consultant / Partner (CIPD Accredited) - Level 5
  • Operations / Departmental Manager - Level 5
  • Hospitality Manager – Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship 

Degree apprenticeships

  • Materials Scientist

Next steps

For more information, including advice about how to go about finding a suitable position, contact T 01253 504 343 or E info@blackpool.ac.uk.

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