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Higher and degree apprenticeships are a partnership between the University and the employer. Apprentices are employed and paired with experienced staff in order to learn relevant skills. Tailored university programmes equip apprentices with the most appropriate theoretical and practical knowledge.
Fill your skills gap, increase productivity and attract new talent. Find out how our award-winning team are ready to suppoer you along the way.
Gain a relevant qualification, fast track your career and plan for your future. Your education will be paid for, leaving you with no debt.
The University of Kent has worked in partnership with leading employers to deliver apprenticeships since 2011.
We have initially worked with global companies such as GSK, Pfizer and AstraZeneca to train their life sciences and chemical science professionals. We are now working with a mixture of SMEs and large companies. We are now working with a mixture of SMEs and large companies from a range of areas – business and administration, construction, engineering and manufacturing, health and science.
The launch of the Centre for Higher and Degree Apprenticeships in 2016 means we can offer a wider range of apprenticeships to meet employers’ organisational needs.
The University of Kent’s Centre for Higher and Degree Apprenticeships (CHDA) has been described as a ‘Good Provider’ of Higher Apprenticeships following its first full inspection by Ofsted.
Since May 2017, larger employers have been required by the government to contribute to an apprenticeship training levy, with the government topping up funds by 10%. And, for smaller employers, the government pays up to 100% (if not then typically 90%) of apprenticeship training costs.
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Apprentices don’t have to be new hires, and degree apprenticeships are a great way to upskill existing staff. Find out why you should consider doing so