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Apprenticeships: Information for employers

We have been successfully delivering higher and degree apprenticeships since 2015, providing training solutions to a wide range of businesses across the public and private sector.

RateMyApprenticeship Awards

NTU has once again been crowned the top university provider of degree apprenticeships in the East Midlands according to RateMyApprenticeship Top 50 Training Providers 2023!


Benefits for small to medium-sized organisations (less than 250 employees)

  • We can alleviate the pressures of SMEs looking to access apprenticeships by providing support with recruitment, facilitating levy transfers and providing free mentor training so you can focus on your business objectives.
  • Apprenticeships provide you with a productive and effective way to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled, and qualified workforce.
  • We work closely with businesses to create courses that are built and adapted to the immediate needs of organisations like yours, to ensure apprentices are trained in line with your company’s priorities.
  • Apprenticeships provide you with an opportunity to diversify your workforce, bringing in new ideas to your organisation and actively aiding succession planning.
  • Apprenticeships act as a cost-effective solution to expand your business and develop new departments to aid company growth and innovation.

Benefits for large organisations

  • Apprenticeships are an effective way to use Government funding to upskill your employees by gaining internationally recognised qualifications.
  • Apprenticeships can improve the reputation and service delivery of your company: 90% of apprentices staying in their place of work after completion.
  • We work closely with you to support your employees, developing the skills and knowledge directly relevant and beneficial to their day-to-day job.
  • We can provide you with access to a dedicated apprenticeships team, all with extensive commercial experience or working alongside large organisations to deliver effective apprenticeship solutions tailored to your business.

Recruiting an Apprentice with NTU


Watch the video below to learn more about recruiting an apprentice with us.

Available apprenticeships

Take a look at the higher and degree apprenticeships we have on offer. Apprentices will need to meet our entry requirements, which differ depending on the programme.

Level 6 Teacher Degree Apprenticeship
Leading to Qualified Teacher Status

Level 6 Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship
Studying BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions (Software Engineering)

Level 6 Data Scientist Degree Apprenticeship
Studying BSc (Hons) Data Science

Level 3 Food Technologist Advanced Apprenticeship
Studying Level 3 Diploma in Food Technology

Level 6 Food Industry Technical Professional Degree Apprenticeship
Studying BSc (Hons) Food Science and Technology

Level 5 Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship
Studying Nursing Associate Foundation Degree

Level 6 Healthcare Science Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship
Studying BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science

Level 6 Paramedic Degree Apprenticeship
Studying BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

Level 6 Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship
Studying BSc (Hons) Nursing

Level 7 Clinical Associate in Psychology Apprenticeship
Studying MSc Clinical Associate in Psychology

Level 7 Registered Nurse Apprenticeship
Studying MSc (Hons) Nursing

Level 7 Advanced Clinical Practitioner Apprenticeship
Studying MSc (Hons) Advanced Clinical Practice

Level 7 Solicitor Apprenticeship
Studying LLB (Hons) Law and PGDip

Level 6 Social Worker Degree Apprenticeship
Studying BA (Hons) Social Work

Request a call back

If you are interested in finding out more about apprenticeships at NTU and the support available to employers who take on an apprentice, simply enter your details in the contact form below and a member of our Apprenticeships team will be in contact to discuss your options.

Business case studies

Read why employers choose to work with NTU and how apprenticeships are benefiting their business.

Successes celebrated at NTU Apprenticeship Awards 2023

In May, the performances of outstanding apprentice students and their employers were celebrated at the annual NTU Apprenticeship Awards.

Awards were presented across twelve categories, from a shortlist of nominees reviewed by a panel of independent judges from employers and representative bodies.

Apprenticeships at E.ON


Watch the video below to hear Jade and Darren from E.ON talk about their experience with NTU Apprenticeships and the benefits they bring; both for apprentices and the business.

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