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Thinking about becoming an Apprentice?

Apprenticeships are an exciting option to get hands-on training, while putting your skills into practice and working towards a recognition.

With so many apprenticeship opportunities available across the country, they're a great chance for you to train while working towards your career goals.

As people of all ages are encouraged to get involved (age 16 and over), not only are they a fantastic option for those leaving school or college, but also should be considered for those who are looking to change job roles and careers.

Roles are offered in a variety of occupations and organisations big and small, and wages will also depend on the job and the particular employer.

What's great is that all apprenticeship costs are paid for by the employer and the government, which takes away the worry of cost allowing you to learn while you earn. 

As for your qualification, there are various levels to work towards so lots out there to take advantage of.

Make use of free support available

If you live in a home owned by Torus, make sure you access the free employment and training support available from Torus Foundation. Drop an email over to the team to find out about apprenticeships, training courses, creating CV's and job search and so much more -

Find your apprenticeship role

Head to the national portal where you can what other apprenticeships organisations near you are offering. If you're a Torus customer you can also get in touch with the Foundation and our Employment and Skills team can support with such things as helping you find the role for you, help you prepare for your application and more.

Click here for Apprentice vacancies near you

The Foundation's Employment and Skills team can also help with:

  • Job searches
  • CV advice
  • Interview preparation
  • Training opportunities
  • Placements
  • 1-2-1 mentoring
  • Volunteering
  • Funding
  • Self-employment
  • Assisting with barriers to employment and training
  • Basic IT skills and more

As well as contacting the team via, you can also register your details on the Foundation’s Talent Pool.

Mentoring Support

Each candidate who secures an apprentice role within the Torus group, is assigned an apprentice mentor.

Apprentices working across the Torus Group benefit from support and pastoral care during their learning. By being the link with managers and learning providers, mentors help ensure apprentices are having a positive experience while part of the wider team.

The team adapts the support available to become more personal and appropriate to each person. Mentors maintain regular contact with each individual, helping them to deal with new challenges and get the most of the their apprenticeship.

Recruiting for apprenticeships

If you own a business across one of Torus' communities in the North West and are looking to recruit for an apprentice or other roles, why not get in touch with our Employment and Skills team. Together we could see if we are working with Torus customers that are ready to start their next work and training role with you.

Drop an email with details to discuss further to

Register for our Talent Pool