7 exciting careers you can start as an apprentice

Are you tired of your job and looking for something more hands-on and rewarding? Look no further! Apprenticeships offer a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and valuable skills while working towards a career in your desired field. In this post we'll explore 7 exciting careers you can start as an apprentice, from teaching roles to IT and more. Whether you're a recent school leaver or looking for a career change, there's something for everyone. So, buckle up and let's dive in!

1. Social Media Management

As the years go by, the way we interact with businesses has changed (especially after COVID-19) and because of that, more and more businesses are starting to view their online presence as a priority for their business. It only makes sense that the generation that have grew up with social media should take the lead by completing apprenticeships in Digital Marketing or Content Creation.

2. Accountancy and finance

Many people dream about working in finance, and there are many different ways that you can get started with apprenticeships. There are apprenticeships specifically for accountancy, however many finance companies will recruit Business Administration apprentices with the aim of progressing on to industry-specific qualifications such as AATs.

3. Teacher / Teaching Assistant

A lot of primary school teachers begin their career as a Teaching Assistant, but did you know that you can start a teaching assistant apprenticeship with little to no experience? Keep your eyes peeled for apprenticeship vacancies with schools in your area.

4. Data Analyst or Technician

As the world becomes more digital, the amount of data that companies have available to them has increased significantly meaning people that have data analysis skills are in high-demand.

5. Adult Care

Caring for others is a deeply rewarding career where you can make a real difference to the lives of the people you work with, if you're naturally a caring person this could be the career for you!

6. Estate Agent

If you want to get started in the property industry, there's an apprenticeship for that too! Big industry names like Pattinsons and Sarah Mains recruit apprentices to their branches across the region.

7. IT Support and Maintenance

Businesses heavily rely on their IT systems to complete their day-to-day work, and it's important to keep things secure and functioning effectively. A Digital Support Technician apprenticeship is a great way to break into the IT sector and turn your passion into a career.

Finding an apprenticeship

If you're interested in applying for an apprenticeship, there are a few ways you can go about it. The first of which would be to find a local training provider and check their apprenticeship vacancies page. However, there are other platforms which you should check also such as the governments Find An Apprenticeship website and Get My First Job.

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