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Apprenticeships

If you are looking to enter the world of work and want to continue your education, then Apprenticeships could be the ideal route for you. Each Apprenticeship involves a structured programme of training leading to a recognised qualification, and they are available at different levels, letting you choose the speed you wish to learn.

Megan Street

Level 3

Accounting Apprenticeship

"Swindon College offers one to one sessions after class, which is a great support.The location is ideal and I like the steady pace of work."

Stephanie Rigby

Level 2

Automotive Apprenticeship

"I get really good support from the college and I have enough time to do my coursework, as well as go to work and attend classes."

Chris Beard

Level 2

Carpentry (Joinery) Apprenticeship

"All of my teachers really know their stuff. They taught me exactly what I needed to know and I really enjoy the practical side of things."

Danielle Binder

Level 3

BMW Apprentice Technician

"I am really enjoying the whole experience. The college is helpful to guide us through the path and I have got to know the staff well."

Viktor Sukharyev

Level 2

Bricklaying Apprenticeship

"I really enjoy my apprenticeship. If I have the opportunity in the future, I would love to have my own business so I can employ apprentices too."

Charly Hubbard

Level 2

Business Administration Apprenticeship

"I have attended networking events for the company and have also undertaken additional training as part of my Business Admin diploma."

Ryan Simpkins

Level 3

NVQ Carpentry (Site) Apprenticeship

"I would definitely recommend Swindon College and I tell people to do an apprenticeship rather than go to University."

Jessica Williams

Level 2

Childcare Apprenticeship

"I attended my lessons in the evening. If others are nervous about being in crowds, they should consider going to college in the evening like I did."

Rob Butler

Level 3

Electrical Apprenticeship

"The best thing about doing an Apprenticeship is learning a new trade in which I am able to use within my job and at home."

Poonam Manocha

Level 3

Early Years Apprenticeship

"The learning at college is very practical and visual, and the staff will clarify anything that we don’t understand"

Jordan Montandon

Level 3

Electrical Installation Apprenticeship

"Swindon College has been supportive. There are great teachers and you can have a laugh with them as well as be serious."

James Scotford

Level 3

Electro Technical Installation Apprenticeship

"The teaching is really good, the classes are always really informative. There are great support services on offer at the college."

Eamonn Hackett

Level 2

Engineering Apprenticeship

"I am pleased to have the opportunity to gain training and qualifications, whilst being paid to go to college and progressing my career at EMCOR."

Mariusz Miernik

Level 3

Engineering Apprenticeship

"I enjoy working as part of a team at work and contributing to the joint effort. I have enjoyed having the opportunity to become an engineer!"

Sarah Smith

Level 2

Hairdressing Apprenticeship

"This course has definitely improved my confidence and I now find it easier to talk to people in person and on the phone."

Maisie Burrows

Level 2

Housing Apprenticeship

"Someone said I could do an apprenticeship and it would be in house and linked to Swindon College. I haven’t looked back since."

Ryan Muskett

Level 3

Hospitality Apprenticeship

"I am constantly learning new skills that will help me progress. I love working in a pub that incorporates traditional bar work and restaurant service."

George Cramp

Level 1

Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship

"This course is better than I expected. The tutors and teaching staff are great, they keep firing challenges at you and then help you with it."

Charlotte Lavagna

Level 2

Plumbing Apprenticeship

"I would recommend Swindon College as there are great facilities and the teachers are good as they treat us like adults and blend in with us."

Stephanie Rhodes

Level 3

Carpentry Apprenticeship

"It is so much more relaxed here than at other local colleges. They still make you get on with your work but you seem to have more freedom."

Kristin Youde

Level 2

Bricklaying Apprenticeship

"The one to one support I receive from lecturers and the learning support team is great, I know where and who to go to if I have a problem. "

Jordan Garraway

Level 2

Accounting Apprenticeship

"It was easy to relate college work into my daily job which has enabled me to gain a great knowledge of how Nationwide operates. "

Ryan Shorter

Level 3

Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship

"I’ve completed my third and final year and I’m looking forward to getting my certificates and becoming a fully qualified technician."

Francesca Scott

Level 2

Motor Vehicle Apprenticeship

"Teachers know the subject very well and have contacts. We can pick their brains for possible job opportunities and apprenticeships."

Rosemary Davis

Level 2

Professional Cookery Apprenticeship

"It’s great that I’m able to study as well as gain real-life work experience. The course is brilliant – even more than I’d hoped for."

Alice Harbud

Level 2

Painting and Decorating Apprenticeship

"The best thing about my apprenticeship is being able to learn so much that I am able to complete jobs by myself."

Oliver Royall

Level 3

Plumbing and Heating Apprenticeship

"I wanted to do this practical course and Swindon College is the only place in the town that offers this qualification."

Hannah Lawrie

Level 3

Supporting Teaching and Learning Apprenticeship

"I haven’t looked back since I started - I always recommend it over anywhere else as I can’t fault the tutors due to their amazing support."

Alex Weston

Level 2

Trowel Occupations Apprenticeship

"I get so much support from qualified, experienced tutors and get to gain further skills whilst at work getting proper experience of a building site."