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A reputable training organisation, capable of supporting an apprenticeship leading to a top-line accountancy etc qualification, but it's not at all clear what is on offer at degree level. V important to check out who the industry partner is, and what you will be working on, should any vacancies arise. Also be v clear whether there is a job at the end of it.
BSc. (Hons) Leadership & Business Management
3 A-levels plus GCSEs inc. Maths, English (C or above)
37.5 per week
Early exit penalties
Very unusual in offering both a school leavers guide AND a guide for parents/careers advisors on their website. However, you will have to find a company to employ you in order to apply.
The aeroplane builder: top flight engineering with an emphasis on everything being done perfectly (for which we have often been thankful) and therefore on hands-on skills - graduate recruits get sent to the local FE college for a year before they are allowed near the factory floor. A good employer by all accounts.
We can't add to anything that you don't already know about the services Amazon provide!
Accenture is a top-line business consulting company; this apprenticeship is in their IT consulting division, and the embedded degree is a solidly technical one. You will very rapidly be part of building real IT applications; expect to be living out of a suitcase near whichever client you are working for. If you have ambitions to move into their mainstream consulting business, make sure that you understand what this takes: their recruitment into this area is very Oxbridgey, and we are not clear how an IT apprentice could come up-to-status.
"Design and consultancy for natural and built assets", they say: a top-end global construction company based in Holland but with strong UK roots. This is an apprenticeship that leads to becoming a Chartered Building Surveyor - the top professional qualification with MRICS after your name, and a core role in a business like Arcadis. Long term prospects: the UK CEO is a FRICS; say no more.
A British-grown world leader in microprocessor technology. A top-of-the-range opportunity, a technical degree in the core of a technical business, perfect for someone fascinated by microprocessor design. Arm and a leg stuff.