Frequently asked questions about apprenticeships.
An Apprenticeship is a real job with a development programme attached – a programme which includes a combination of study towards recognised qualifications, on-the-job learning, skills practice and relevant workplace experience with colleagues. Together, these help you to build valuable skills and knowledge and apply them in a real work setting.
Here is a guide on apprenticeships.
Real jobs, fair pay, great prospects
It is a programme of development opportunities which enhance your experience and skills, including:
Build the future - Take your next career step by applying for an apprenticeship at Ipswich Borough Council www.ipswich.gov.uk/jobs
These are just a few of the careers that could begin with an Ipswich Borough Council apprenticeship:
Yes, and in more ways that you might expect:
IBC Apprentices are paid 140% of the National Apprenticeship Wage in the first year (and at least that if there is a second year).
We also offer a range of benefits, including access to free swimming, a range of travel and parking discounts, and free tea and coffee making facilities.
No student fees: unlike a University course or unfunded College course, an Apprenticeship is fully funded, so you do not have to worry about repaying a loan at the end of your programme.