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We have vacancies available in a variety of industries including: Dental Nursing, Engineering, Maintenance Operations, Childcare, Creative and Digital Media, Business and Administration, IT, and Health and Social Care.

Contact us on (01206) 712412 or email to find out more and get your career off to a flying start.

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How to apply for a Vacancy

There are 3 steps to applying for an apprenticeship vacancy.

  1. Browse our live latest Apprenticeship vacancies or Search the find an apprenticeship service for apprenticeships vacancies in England. You don’t need an account to search.
  2. Sign in or create an account.
  3. Complete and submit your application.

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Get a step ahead of the rest with an apprenticeship at Colchester Institute. An apprenticeship is a great way to gain a new qualification whilst getting the skills and experience employers are looking for.

Apprenticeships are increasingly popular and a fantastic way to start or further your career plans. Colchester Institute gives you the opportunity of working whilst earning on one of our new and exciting frameworks, available under the National Apprenticeship Scheme. We offer apprenticeships in a number of different subjects, each allowing you to complete a training programme specific to your chosen career. With our apprenticeships you may be required to attend college at our Colchester, Braintree or Clacton campus or in some cases we will visit you in the workplace for your training assessment.

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Applying for an Apprenticeship

Considering an apprenticeship? Many young people look to an apprenticeship to gain valuable skills directly in the workplace.

To apply for an apprenticeship, simply complete the application form or online at, ensuring you complete section 4 stating your apprenticeship choice and level. In order to start your apprenticeship you must have an employer ready to complete your apprenticeship with. You can apply for both an apprenticeship, and a full-time course as your back up, but note that you will need to do some research to find an employer willing to take you on as an apprentice if you do not already have one.

If you already have an employer lined up, there is space for you to include their details on the application form. If you do not have an employer ready to take you on, please contact one of our advisors on (01206) 712412 or email for further support on how to find an employer.

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Success Stories

There is no better way to show our commitment to supporting learners than to introduce some of our past and current success stories. Here we present several case studies from employers who have taken on an apprentice and the apprentices themselves.

Our apprentices have excelled our expectations, with the support from Colchester Institute being a valuable contribution

– Maldon Primary School

Colchester Institute has a reputation for providing excellent training and has continued to deliver courses at the level we require

– FlaktWoods Ltd

It can be an excellent way to grow your company, whilst instilling the skills you want and need for a successful business.

– N.E.C.T.L. Electrical Services

N.E.C.T.L. Electrical Services
Piccolo Moto Ltd
Maldon Primary School
Kiddi Caru Day Nursery
Thai up at the Quay
FläktWoods Limited