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Who is it for?

  • Anyone who has completed A-levels or equivalent (Level 3)
  • Apprentices or existing employees moving to a new role in the company
  • Those working a minimum of 21 hours per week
  • Those who have achieved the entry qualifications determined by the relevant sector


What does it involve?

Higher Level Apprenticeships (HLA) range from Level 4 (HNC) to Level 7 (Master’s degree) with the majority at Level 5 (Foundation degree / equivalent).

The duration of a HLA varies depending on the programme of study you chose but the minimum is two years.

What are the benefits?

  • Attractive salary
  • Professional-level qualification
  • Higher education tuition fees funded by Department for Economy
  • Extensive induction programme
  • Gain practical hands-on experience
  • Be considered for permanent role upon completion
  • Future career progression opportunities