Do you think that getting paid while you train and learn is an attractive proposition? Have you found an employer who will offer you employment as an apprentice? You can earn while you study/train.

Video caption: Victoria Pratt, Aged 19, talks about her Level 2 NVQ in Customer Service Apprenticeship with Russells Clothing, Omagh


All-age apprenticeships are available on a full-framework basis to both existing and newly recruited employees. You can enter ApprenticeshipsNI funded apprenticeships on progression from Training for Success or as a direct entrant.

ApprenticeshipsNI offers a diverse range of training and the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications giving you the skills you need for your chosen career. As an apprentice you will be with an employer and in paid employment from day one.

How much you are paid will be agreed with your employer and will meet national minimum wage requirements for apprentices. Once you sign up to ApprenticeshipsNI you will begin to get the training and qualifications necessary for your career and what employers want. If you are aged 16-24 don’t worry about the cost, ApprenticeshipsNI will ensure the full cost of your directed training is met. If you are aged 25 or over you may still be eligible for 50% funding in certain economically important sectors.

ApprenticeshipNI ensures that you:

  • Get First Rate Training
  • Build Knowledge and Skills
  • Gain Qualifications
  • Earn a Wage From Day One