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As experts in the sector, we will guide both organisation and apprentice through the application and funding process. 

All apprentices are required to be in full-time employment in order to study one of our apprenticeship programmes. If you are interested in studying an apprenticeship with Northumbria University and you are not in full-time employment view our vacancies section for the latest opportunities with a range of organisations. 




Already Employed?

In order for you to be eligible to apply for our apprenticeship programmes, your employer needs to complete an application with Northumbria University to confirm they would like us to be your education provider for your apprenticeship programme. To start discussions ask your manager or training and development team to contact our Sales and Development Team by email or complete our online form to request a call back. 

If you have a question relating to an apprenticeship programme or you would like to talk further about how apprenticeships at Northumbria University work call 0191 215 6300. 

Not employed but interested in an Apprenticeship?

In order to apply for one of our apprenticeship programmes, apprentices are required to be in full-time employment. The first step is to be offered a job with an employer offering an apprenticeship position, and then you can apply for the Apprenticeship programme via your new employer. You can find our latest Higher and Degree Apprenticeship vacancies here. Employers usually have their own process for applications for an apprenticeship vacancy and further details will be explained on the specific vacancy page. Please feel free to contact us to discuss the application process in more detail.




Northumbria University provides a range of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships covering:

  • Architecture, Built Environment and Construction
  • Digital, Tech and Creative
  • Financial and Legal Services
  • Health, Sport and Social Care
  • Leadership and Management
  • Education

We will work in collaboration with your organisation to discuss your aims and objectives and design the best workforce development portfolio for your requirements. We guide both employer and employees through the application and funding process and will be on hand to assist you during the apprenticeship journey.

To start the application process for either current employees or new recruits contact our Sales and Business Development team today by email or complete our online enquiry form. Alternatively you can call 0191 215 6300.

A guide to the application process:

Step 1 = Enquire

Contact our Sales and Business Development team to discuss our range of apprenticeship programmes and the development of your workforce.

Step 2 = Application

Once your development requirements are identified we will support you throughout the application process, guiding you every step of the way.

Step 3 = Agreement

Once a formal offer is made to the applicant, we will work with you to complete all required paperwork from contract to enrolment.

Step 4 = On Programme

We form a partnership with each employer in order to ensure you receive continued support throughout the apprenticeship programme and learning journey.




See below vacancies for our apprenticeship programmes working with some of our partner organisations.   


Construction Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship

Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship

Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship

Solicitor Apprenticeship

Chartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship

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