You did it!

Now that you've secured your apprenticeship, here's some tips on how to be a brilliant apprentice:

  • Ask questions so you know you can do your job well.
  • Know the dress code.  If in doubt, dress smart.
  • Introduce yourself to everyone you meet to raise your profile.
  • Learn to use a notepad so you can write down important information.
  • Enjoy and make a good first impression.
  • Be willing to work as part of the team.
  • Be enthusiastic and helpful.
  • Network and get involved in meetings and staff training.
  • Find a mentor within the company to help you develop.
  • Know what you want to get out of your apprenticeship and where you want it to take you

97.6% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study*.

(*Destination data, based on apprentices completing in academic year 2016/17).

Why choose Sunderland College?

96% of our apprentices agree that they have the chance to develop new skills at their workplace*.

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

97% of our apprentices agree that their course is helping their skills to get better.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

96% of our apprentices agree that they are happy with their course.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

We have over 40 Apprenticeship programmes across a range of career sectors.