Types of Apprenticeships Available at East Durham College
So, you're interested in an apprenticeship? Great! We offer apprenticeships in loads of different areas here at EDC.
Whether you'd like to work in an office, climbing the ranks to management or fancy yourself outdoors as a farmer, we've got an apprenticeship for you.
We work with a huge selection of employers from across the North East to offer apprenticeships in many different areas.
You can register your interest in multiple areas at a time - simply navigate to the Register Your Interest in an Apprenticeship section of our website if you're ready to do so.
If you'd like more info about what each apprenticeship we offer is all about, simply give one of the options below a click!
Those numbers won't crunch themselves! If you love working with maths, accountancy is a great choice with excellent career prospects. Almost every business needs an accountant!
Get outdoors and work on the land with an agriculture apprenticeship! You'll learn a wide variety of farming-related skills and get to grips with everything from rearing cattle, growing crops and so much more besides! Give the picture or the link below a click for more info.
Arboriculture (Tree Surgery)
With fantastic career prospects, a beautiful outdoor 'office' and the chance to learn loads of new skills, there's every reason to consider an apprenticeship in arboriculture (or tree surgery, as it's more commonly known!).
Let's get the ball rolling! You can quickly and easily get started with East Durham College's apprenticeship team by clicking either the image above or the button below where you'll be whisked away to a handy form where you can enter in all of your details. Once that's done, a member of the team will be in touch with your next steps!
Learn the fundamentals of business admin while you learn and earn at a business right here in the North East. Give the link a click below for more information on this apprenticeship.
Working with children can be hugely rewarding - they're bundles of energy and will keep you on your toes, but you'll be making a difference to a child's life with an apprenticeship in childcare. Get started by clicking these links.
Build yourself a great career with fantastic options, great earning potential and the ability to work on lots of different projects with a construction apprenticeship! Click the image or the button below to find out more.
There are very few jobs where excellent customer service skills wouldn't be useful. Whether you're working in a cafe, office or call centre, exceptional customer service goes a long way. Click either of these links for more information on these apprenticeships.
Here's a bright idea - a career as an electrician! An electrotechnical apprenticeship is a fantastic way to get into this field - many electricians get their start as an apprentice, and work with their employers towards further qualifications.
Engineers are in demand all over the world, working on everything from skyscrapers to the construction of huge bridges. With an apprenticeship in engineering, you can learn the ropes while earning and learning at the same time!
Hairdressing & Barbering
If you're creative with a passion for the hair industry, a career as a barber or hairdresser is in reach with an apprenticeship. Get your start today by signing up - give either of these links a click for more details.
Health & Social Care
Health and social care can lead to roles in a wide variety of settings ranging from nursing homes to charities. It's all about caring for others, so if you're compassionate and hardworking, you'll find this career choice incredibly rewarding.
Horse Care (Equine)
Jump in to your brand new career in horse care (AKA equine) with a horse care apprenticeship! If you love caring for, riding horses or anything else equine-related, this is the career for you.
Landscaping is the art of creating beautiful gardens and horticultural environments for clients. With an apprenticeship in horticulture, you can get outdoors and learn your craft from experienced horticulturalists.
Horticulture (Sports Turf)
Keep sports pitches and the grounds in tip-top condition ready for play with an apprenticeship in sports turf horticulture! Give either of these links a click for more details on this potential career.
Many employers are looking for talented people to rise up to lead their teams - with an apprentice in management, you're being taught from the start how to be an effective manager.
Manufacturing deals with just that - the creation of things. Whether you're working in a factory welding, assembling components, working with circuit boards or anything else in between, this is certainly an exciting career choice.
What makes cars tick beneath the bonnet? Find out with an apprenticeship in motor vehicle (mechanics) and learn everything there is to know about car maintenance.
Teaching assistants work alongside teachers to support them in classroom environments, helping with day-to-day tasks, interacting with children, finding materials and much more.
Are you a natural leader? A team leading apprenticeship sounds right up your street! With this role, you'll be expected to lead effectively, and learn how to do that as you earn and learn.
Veterinary nurses work alongside qualified veterinarians to support them during treatment of animals. This is a hugely rewarding career choice that lets you nurse animals back to health; an apprenticeship in this field will help you get started.