Apprenticeships

Earn and learn at an Outstanding College and start a quality career with Cornwall’s top employers.

An Introduction to Apprenticeships

Tammy McDermott, Apprenticeship Recruitment Coordinator, covers what Apprenticeships are, who they are for, how to apply and the Apprenticeship programmes available at the College.

Apprenticeship Information Talk

Tammy McDermott delivers her Apprenticeship Information Talk for parents and learners, covering everything you need to know about Apprenticeships at Truro and Penwith College. 

Earn and learn at an Outstanding College and start a quality career with Cornwall’s top employers.

Apprenticeships at Truro and Penwith College provide you with the opportunity to gain valuable workplace experience and qualifications in your chosen field, from post GCSE up to degree level.

Strong relationships with Cornwall’s top employers mean we provide Outstanding Apprenticeship jobs and programmes that reflect the needs of the workplace.

The College focuses on working with employers to provide a quality experience and is committed to helping you reach the best level of achievement that you can.

Regardless of the sector you choose Apprenticeship training is delivered in purpose built, state-of-the-art facilities, by tutors who are industry experts in their field.

National data demonstrates that Apprenticeship achievement at the College is not only well above the average of all providers in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, but also 11% above the average of all providers in the UK which places us in the top 10% of the 173 UK College providers. Read the story here.

View our full list of courses here

Why choose Apprenticeships?
  1. Start your career with Cornwall’s top employers and earn while you learn
  2. Complete your training at an Outstanding College
  3. Our Apprenticeship achievement rates place us in the top 10% of all college providers in the UK

Take a look at the subjects we have to offer below, watch videos from our staff and download course information for the courses you're interested in.

Business & Professional Apprenticeships

Level 3 Assistant Accountant
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Level 3 Business Administration
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Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner
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Level 4 Improvement Practitioner
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Level 3 Marketing Assistant
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Level 3 Improvement Technician
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Level 4 Professional Accountant/Taxation Technician
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Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor
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Construction Apprenticeships

Level 3 Advanced Carpentry & Joinery<(Site Carpentry) 
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Level 3 Advanced Carpentry & Joinery(Architectural Joinery) 
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Level 2 Bricklayer 
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Level 2 Architectural Joinery
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Level 2 Carpentry & Joinery (Site Carpentry)
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Level 2 Painter & Decorator
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Level 2 Plasterer
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Engineering Apprenticeships

Level 3 Engineering Technician
(Mechatronics Maintenance Technician)
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Level 3 Engineering Technician
(Technical Support Technician & Production Engineer)
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Level 3 Metal Fabricator (Welder)
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Level 2 Engineering Operative
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Level 3 Engineering Technician (Machinist/Toolmaker)
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Hairdressers at work in a salon

Hair and Beauty Apprenticeships

Level 2 Hair Professional 
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Level 2 Beauty Therapy
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Level 3 Advanced and Creative Hair Professional
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Level 2 Hair Professional (Barbering)
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Level 2 Nail Services Technician
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Apprentice chef Miguel Arrebola

Apprentice Miguel Arrebola at the Rick Stein Group

Hospitality Apprenticeships

Level 4 Hospitality Manager
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Level 2 Hospitality Team Member
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Level 2 Production Chef
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Level 3 Senior Production Chef
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Level 2 Baker
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Level 2 Commis Chef
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Level 3 Chef de Partie
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Level 3 Hospitality Supervisor
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IT Apprenticeships

Level 4 Network Engineer
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Level 4 Software Developer
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Motor Vehicle Apprenticeships

Level 3 Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)
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Care, Community & Education Apprenticeships

Level 5 Leader in Adult Care
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Level 5 Nursing Associate
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Level 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker
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Level 2 Early Years Practitioner
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Level 3 Early Years Educator
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Level 3 Teaching Assistant
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Firefighting Apprenticeships

Level 3 Operational Firefighter
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Public Services student taking part in the 'equipment carry' fitness test.

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service employ Firefighting Apprentices with Truro and Penwith College.