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Information for careers advisors 

In today’s challenging UK employment market, young people need the right education and marketable skills to progress their careers in a competitive world. With changes in the economy and constraints on education and training funding, the choice of career direction can be even more daunting for young people, the unemployed and those looking for a change in career. 

Apprenticeships are fast becoming one of today’s preferred structured careers’ routes. It addresses skills gaps, whilst creating employment opportunities across many sectors, particularly within the construction sector.

Apprenticeships are an excellent route for young people into the construction sector. They offer a combination of on and off the job learning leading to a nationally recognised qualification. Apprenticeship can vary in length and are tailored, dependent on the level of apprenticeship and the apprentice’s skills and previous experience. 

JTL offers apprenticeship courses that are designed to help young people and adults establish a career in the building services engineering sector. 

Building services engineering is part of the construction sector and comprises electrical installation, plumbing, heating and ventilating and other services that are required in homes, factories and public places across the country.It is all about making buildings meet the needs of the people who live and work in them.  

An apprenticeship in the building services engineering sector can offer excellent career prospects and earnings potential and is a viable alternative to university study.

 

What are the benefits?

Apprentices will:

  • Build knowledge and skills on and off the job
  • Gain an industry recognised qualification
  • Become a qualified engineer
  • Earn while they learn
  • Receive training and support