Transform your business with degree apprenticeships

As a business, offering degree apprenticeships is a unique way to attract high-quality new talent and fill skills gaps in the workforce. Staff who have trained whilst working at a company may have greater loyalty and be more likely to stay for a long period, providing opportunities for businesses to produce their own leaders from within. Birmingham City University offers comprehensive support and advice to businesses who would like to provide an apprenticeship, as well as academic and pastoral support to our apprentices.

APPRENTICESHIPS IN DEVELOPMENT

We are constantly looking for new areas to expand our apprenticeship provision and are currently working on new programmes in the areas listed below. Please keep checking back, or contact us for the latest information.

Data Technician
Diagnostic Radiographer
District Nurse
Historic Environment Advisor

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How we support you

BCU provides a wide range of extensive support depending on the needs of your business, your previous experience of apprenticeships and your chosen apprenticeship standard. All businesses who work with us on a degree apprenticeship are given a named contact who they can speak to at any time. Your apprentice will be given a mentor and receive the same levels of academic and pastoral support as our full-time students.

Why Choose BCU?

We work with some of the country’s leading employers, including Jewson, Mitchells and Butlers, Greene King, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, the NHS and local authorities.

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Funding

Degree apprenticeships are a way to build skills in your workforce at a low cost, with government funding covering 95% of apprenticeship fees.

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Employer FAQs

Frequently asked questions for prospective apprenticeship employers looking to work with Birmingham City University.

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Services for businesses

Birmingham City University is fast becoming the leading Midlands-based university for transforming the region and accelerating growth in the local economy.