Are you 16-24 years old and wanting to start you career?

We understand what it takes to train you in the skills you will need to succeed in an Apprenticeship and secure employment at the end of it.

If you are a woman over 24 years old and want to do an apprenticeship, please visit our Women's Project section.

What is an Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a real job with training that will give you the opportunity to earn a salary, gain a recognised qualification and valuable workplace skills and experience.

It is a year long work paid placement combined with training at City Gateway.  

All of the qualifications that we provide are nationally recognised for example:

  • Business Administration NVQ Level 2/3
  • Customer Service NVQ Level 2/3

We will give you the skills that you need, the guidance to impress at interview and support throughout the Apprenticeship.

All of our Apprentices have to undertake pre-employmnt training with City Gatway before starting their Apprenticeship, so that you are in the best poition to succeed on your Apprenticeship.

Over 75% of our Apprentices secure permanent employment at the end of their Apprenticeship and we support everyone who doesn't to find permanent employment.

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Featured Apprenticeships

Metro Bank LogoMetro Bank are working in partnership with City Gateway to create apprenticeships in their London based stores. The apprenticeships offer young people aged 18 or over the chance to start a hugely exciting career in retail banking with a fantastic employer. Find out more

How will I benefit
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There are many benefits to an Apprenticeship
  • You will earn while you learn
  • It's a real job
  • You'll get training in the skills employers want
  • You'll have excellent progression opportunities whether looking to study further or climb the ranks within the workplace
  • You'll have a real future with better long term salary prospects
  • It's a real qualification that employers value
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What are the entry requirements?
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  • All learners have to complete a pre-employability programme with City Gateway before being eligable for an Apprenticeship
  • Learners MUST NOT have a level 4 qualification or above
  • Learners should have GCSE Maths and English at A-C grade (or equivalent) but if you do not have Maths and English at this level don’t worry! You can take part in Functional Skills training on one of our pre-employment programmes to help you work towards the qualification
  • You must be aged 16-24 at the start of your apprenticeship placement
If this is you, why not apply now.

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Apprenticeships by Industry
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Our Apprentices have been placed with Standard Chartered, Goldman Sachs, RBS, Citi Group, PwC, EY, The House of Commons, British Gas, UK Power Networks, Metro Bank and Tottenham Hotspur Football Club amongst many more. Over the past 12 months City Gateway worked with over 200 employers to make this a reality.