Apprenticeship Services

We currently have over 1,000 apprentices on Apprenticeship programmes at all levels, including Higher Level 5 Apprenticeships and work with over 100  employers in London and the South East who send their Apprentices to us to complete their frameworks.  Our achievement rate for Apprentices is currently 17% above the national average and we are proud of the support and training we provide.

We offer

  • Regular feedback on your Apprentices’ progress
  • On site visits by our Assessors
  • A dedicated team of staff as point of contact for your queries
  • Help to place your Apprentices on programmes
  • Help to fill Apprenticeship vacancies you may have 

Employers' responsibilities

As the employer of an apprentice, it is your responsibility to:

  • Ensure your Apprentices are employed full-time by your company under UK Employment Law
  • Pay wages under the PAYE scheme
  • Ensure wages are in line with minimum statutory requirements for Apprentices
  • Include your employees’ College days in their contracts
  • Pay your contribution for apprentices aged 19+ when invoiced by the College
  • Provide a range of work opportunities in order for your Apprentices to meet the required NVQ standards
  • Provide access for College staff to visit your Apprentices on site or in the workplace
  • Ensure Health and Safety requirements are met and that Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided where necessary
  • Nominate Supervisors/Mentors to support and encourage your Apprentices to achieve their targets and qualifications 

How to recruit an Apprentice

If you need help and advice on how to recruit an Apprentice to fill a job vacancy contact us directly and we can help.  We currently offer apprenticeship frameworks in:

Construction and engineering sector

  • Building Energy Management Systems (Level 3)
  • Building Services Engineering (Level 3)
  • Brickwork (Level 2 & 3)
  • Carpentry  (Level 2 & 3)
  • Civil Engineering  (Level 3)
  • Construction Operations (Level 2 & 3)
  • Electrical Installation (Level 3)
  • Gas (Level 3)
  • Maintenance Engineering (Level 2 & 3)
  • Painting and Decorating (Level 3)
  • Plastering (Level 2 & 3)
  • Plumbing and Heating  (Level 2)
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Level 2 & 3)
  • Higher Apprenticeships (Level 5)

Other sectors

  • Broadcast Production for Television
  • Motor Vehicle Engineering 
  • Health and Social Care and Child Care 
  • Hospitality and Catering 
  • Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy 
  • Business and Administration 
  • Accounting

We will support apprenticeship training in other sectors if possible – please contact us for a chat!

For further information please contact us:

Stephen Kelly
Email: Apprenticeships@cnwl.ac.uk
Phone: 020 8208 5281