How to become an apprentice

When looking at elevating your career, or starting fresh it’s important to gain a comprehensive understanding of all the facts when making decisions, especially regarding your qualifications and more significantly, your future. 

During National Apprenticeship Week this week, Paragon Skills have the perfect guide to help you with all the important facts regarding apprenticeships, how you can successfully enrol and how you will benefit from this route. 

To view the full guide, follow this link here or view our how to guide here direct.

What is an apprenticeship? 

As an apprentice, you will receive a salary while pursuing a nationally recognised qualification. The practical training you undergo will be closely aligned with the career pathway you are passionate about. Developed in collaboration with employers and training providers, this programme ensures you work with our personal tutors and experienced staff to maximise your learning experience. 


Thinking of starting an apprenticeship? Follow these steps to get started: 

  1. Understand what an apprenticeship is 
  1. Write your CV 
  1. Find an employer/ talk to your current employer 
  1. Choose the sector you would like to work in 
  1. Choose the course you would like to start and talk to us! 

For help getting started, download the full guide above. 

For more information, take a look at our apprenticeship hub: 

Whether you are looking to start a new career or you want to progress in you current career, we can help. Contact us today to see how, email us at [email protected] or call on 0800 783 2545 

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