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Apprenticeships for Disabled People

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Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study. As an apprentice you will gain work experience, learn new skills and gain a nationally recognised qualification while earning a wage.

On an apprenticeship you can get tailored support while you learn and work. If you are looking for work or a career change an apprenticeship could be right for you.

Get in touch to discuss your options or click on the links below to find out more.

About apprenticeships

Apprenticeships in Wales are open to a wide range of people. They can give you a fair and equal chance to kick-start your career. There are many types of jobs in different industries available. Learn more:

What is an apprenticeship?

Learn how to gain recognised qualifications and skills while working and earning a wage.

How to get an Apprenticeship

Find out where to look for apprenticeship vacancies and how to create a winning application.

Employers who offer apprenticeships

Discover some of the larger employers in Wales who take on apprentices.

Benefits of an Apprenticeship

Explore the many benefits of doing an apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship levels

Understand apprenticeship levels to find one to suit you.

Becoming an apprentice

Gain tips on how to become an apprentice.

Real life stories

Having a health condition or impairment should not restrict your career choices. See how these people have used apprenticeships to change their story:

Safyan's story

Creative apprentice Safyan says his apprenticeship at ITV is the best experience of his life...

Ellie's story

A childcare apprenticeship is helping Ellie achieve her dream career...

Ben's story

Ben has regained his confidence through starting an apprenticeship...

Related content

For more information visit Apprenticeships: a guide for disabled learners on the Welsh Government website. It includes information about:

  • Getting into Apprenticeships
  • How to tell people about your condition
  • Funding for support costs
  • The Access to Work scheme

Get help

Here at Working Wales, our friendly advisers can help you access the free support and guidance you need. So, you can be confident about finding the right opportunity to get into work and progress in your career.

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