Apprenticeships In this section Becoming an apprentice Apprenticeships are an alternative to university or college where you can work while you study. Apprenticeship opportunities Vacancies for apprenticeships. Information for employers How apprenticeships can add value to your business. Apprenticeship Levy Gifting The apprenticeship levy is a UK government initiative aimed at funding apprenticeship programs. Information for schools Use apprenticeships to recruit staff, upskill existing staff of all ages and levels of experience.