Welcome to ‘Apprenticeships Suffolk’ online portal

Apprenticeships Suffolk is an impartial and completely free service being offered by Suffolk County Council as part of their strategic aim to increase the quality and quantity of apprenticeships within the county, thereby supporting business and economic growth.

This project is part-funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) supporting Suffolk’s district and borough councils to deliver a 1-year project to engage and support individuals 16+ break down barriers to gain meaningful employment, providing 121 support with coaching and job searching or signpost into other skills-based opportunities and actively promote Apprenticeship opportunities to support employment in Suffolk.

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-shared-prosperity-fund-prospectus

Whether you are an employer looking for advice on how to access apprenticeships, an individual looking for an apprenticeship opportunity, a parent/carer, provider, or school, our website provides you with the relevant information, documents, and links.

If you cannot find the answer to your query, or would like to speak to a member of the Apprenticeships Suffolk team please use the ‘Contact Us’ page and we will be happy to assist you in your apprenticeship journey.

What is an apprenticeship?

  • Apprenticeships are a combination of working and studying. An apprentice is an employee, working alongside experienced staff gaining job-specific skills.
  • An apprenticeship is for anyone aged 16+.
  • They range from Level 2 all the way up to Level 7.
  • There are over 600 apprenticeship standards approved for delivery.

Visit our Apprentice Links & Downloads page for further information.

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