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An apprenticeship is an exciting and appealing prospect.  It allows you to train and develop with an employer in your chosen field whilst gaining nationally recognised qualifications and being paid for it. Apprenticeships are a competitive field and with this guide we aim to outline the information needed to help you start to consider applying for one of the many vacancies.

Become An Apprentice

Employ and Apprentice

Below are some amazing case studies and real life stories from key staff, students and businesses we work with and the benefits and experiences of Apprenticeships.

Mick Casey

Mick's experience helping the next generation of Apprentices
A leading college lecturer doesn’t need to be told about the benefits of following the apprenticeship route into work having taken the exact same steps himself after leaving school.


Oakes Energy

Oakes Energy tells us of the benefits of Apprenticeships
Apprentices have played a key role in helping a well-established heating firm flourish – and there are plenty of opportunities ahead for youngsters hoping to get on the careers ladder.



Managing Director sees the benefits of Apprenticeships
A Construction chief believes the apprenticeship model is “back in fashion” – and feels the future of the sector is in good hands because of it.


A Bright Apprenticeship Path for Liam
Liam Hanson, quite literally, is one of the leading lights to come through Hartlepool College of Further Education in recent years. 


SUCCESS – at Hartlepool College we are proud of the quality of our delivery and the success it brings to the hundreds of companies we work with. We are the country’s second best general further education college for timely apprenticeship success. 
ESTABLISHED – we have been successfully delivering apprenticeships for over 50 years, which has given us the experience and knowledge needed to ensure we best support your company.
ENDORSED – of the many hundreds of organisations that we work with 99% are happy to endorse the work we do by recommending us to their colleagues. These companies range from multinational engineering companies to local SMEs across a wide variety of industries.
SEE - how we are the best choice for your apprenticeship provision. 


SEE The Difference with Apprenticeships at Hartlepool College

For more information about Hartlepool College of Further Education, call the Apprenticeship Administrators on 01429 404073 or email: apprenticeships@hartlepoolfe.ac.uk



Associated documents

  • Employers Guide - Apprenticeship Levy Information (Updated JAN 2017)
  • Become an Apprentice Guide
  • Parents Guide to Apprenticeships
  • Changes to Apprenticeship - Flow Chart
  • Why Choose Hartlepool College - Apprenticeship Infographic
  • Tees Valley Apprenticeship Grant for Employers Programme (TVAGE)
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