Apprenticeship Summer School (Digital) icon
Applications open:
22 April 2020
Applications close:
01 June 2020
Year 12
13th - 15th July

What the programme offers

Digital resources

Digital resources

Every student will receive a range of digital resources to support their future choices.

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 and digital skills whilst interacting with employers.

Who can apply


To apply to the Apprenticeship Summer School, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Attend, and have always attended, a state-funded, non fee-paying school/college.
  • Be in Year 12 (England and Wales), Year 13 (Northern Ireland) or S5 (Scotland) at the start of the programme.

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. Or five A or B grades at National 5 including one A.
  • 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 get a place on the programme.


Applications for the Apprenticeship Summer School have now closed. 

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.