Apprenticeship Summer School icon
Applications open:
25 March 2020
Applications close:
30 April 2020
Year 12
University of Warwick
Three days

What the programme offers

Three-day residential

Three-day residential

The programme will be hosted at the University of Warwick from the 13th to the 15th July, so every student will have the opportunity to live and learn at one of the leading universities for degree apprenticeships.

Insight into apprenticeships

Insight into apprenticeships

You’ll gain valuable insight into the apprenticeship route towards a career, and hear from current apprentices about their experiences.

Application guidance

Application guidance

Learn where to find current apprenticeships and understand different employers application processes.

Networking opportunities

Networking opportunities

A chance to develop networking skills whilst interacting with employers.

Who can apply


To apply to the Apprenticeship Summer School, you must: 

  • Attend, and have always attended, a state-funded, non fee-paying school/college. 
  • Be in Year 12 at the start of the programme. 
  • Be willing to travel to and back from the University of Warwick. (The cost of travel will be covered by the Sutton Trust) If you are unsure about this, please contact us. 

In addition, we are looking for students who: 

  • Have achieved at least five GCSEs at grades 9 – 6 (A*-B), including English and Maths. A minimum of two of these qualifications should be at grades 9 – 7 
  • Would be the first generation in their family to gain a degree/degree-level qualification 
  • Have been eligible for Free School Meals whilst at secondary school 
  • Live in a neighbourhood with a low rate of progression to higher education or a high level of socio-economic deprivation 
  • Have attended schools with a lower than average progression to higher education, or a higher than average proportion of students who qualify for Free School Meals 
  • Have been looked after or in care 

The more criteria you meet, the more likely you are to be offered a place on the programme. 


Applications for the Apprenticeship Summer School open March 2020 and close April 2020.  

Programme partners

We are grateful for the support of our programme delivery partner, Amazing Apprenticeships.

Employer partners

We are grateful for the support of our employer partners.