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Apprenticeships Explored

There’s everything you need to know about Apprenticeships, from creating the best CV to finding your own employer. Find out what employers look for in the ideal Apprentice and how to excel from day one.

Explore it all below.

We won’t let Covid-19 stand in the way of your success!

We hosted a series of weekly themed masterclasses and discussions with expert Tutors, leading employers, experienced Themis recruiters and motivational careers advisors to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to secure your ideal Themis Apprenticeship.

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THEMIS WEEK

Themis Week

Your introduction to Themis – what makes us stand out from the crowd as a leading Apprenticeship training provider and why you can trust us to give you the best possible start on your career journey.

See how you can Be Themis – from how to choose which industry or sector suits you to how to find and apply for your ideal Apprenticeship and make a great first impression.  We also let you know how we’re working closely with top employers constantly to ensure Themis Apprentices have the skills that make them ‘industry ready’, prepared to step straight into the workplace.

Preparing you to Be The Best:

Important Information: Apprenticeships in 2021

Director of Themis Neil Burrows explains how our experience; our connections with employers; our expertise and our innovation at Themis at Burnley College has ensured we have adapted to the pressure on industry caused by Covid-19.

We have worked closely with employers to ensure all potential Themis Apprentices have the exact skills and knowledge needed to take their place in their chosen industry and to give them the ideal foundation on which to build a successful career.

Find out more about Apprenticeships in 2021

Application Process


Get in Touch

If you’ve found the perfect Themis Apprenticeship on our Live Vacancies page, enquire now via the vacancy.

Click here for our Live Apprenticeship Vacancies

If you’ve secured your own Employer offering you an Apprenticeship, enquire now for your next steps.

Click here to Enquire about Apprenticeships

If there are no current vacancies which are suitable and you have been unable to secure your own Apprenticeship, Themis will work with you on an individual basis to place you in front of suitable employers

Simply search for the Apprenticeship you are interested in and then select ‘Apply Now’. You will then be directed to our applications portal where you need to create a user account if you don’t already have one and then complete the form.

Search and Apply Now for your ideal Apprenticeship.

You can also discuss your other options with us and we can draw up an action plan to guide you to the ideal Apprenticeship.


First Interview

At the first interview with a Themis Trainer, a specialist in your chosen industry, you’re expected to show us you are:

  • Smartly presented
  • Punctual
  • Able to explain why you want to be a Themis Apprentice
  • Keen to talk about your ideal career

If you are successful at the first interview, you’ll be given advice on what areas you need to work on and research, before being invited in for a second interview with a Themis Trainer.


Second Interview

At the second interview, you’re expected to show us you are:

  • Ready to talk confidently about why a Themis
  • Apprenticeship is for you and fully understand the commitment involved
  • Able to talk knowledgeably and passionately about your ideal career
  • Smartly presented
  • Punctual

Documentation

You will be asked to submit the below documents ahead of your second interview:

  • A completed CV
  • Your predicted GCSE Grades
  • Your latest school report
  • A reference from an Employer (if you have a job in your spare time) or school

After your second interview, if a Themis Trainer is confident you have what it takes to become a successful Themis Apprentice and #FUTUREBOSS, you will be allocated your own recruitment consultant from the Themis team. They will introduce you to potential Employers with Apprenticeship vacancies and you also need to start looking to secure an employer yourself.

You will also receive your very own Themis portfolio to store all your documents, which will impress at interviews with potential Employers and make you stand out from the crowd.


Themis Toolkit Workshops

However, if, after the second interview, the Themis Trainer feels you would benefit from additional support before meeting Employers, you will have the opportunity to take part in Themis Toolkit workshops to improve your skills:

  • CV Writing skills
  • Interview skills
  • Confidence to work as part of a team

Once you’ve completed the workshops, you will have another chance to impress a Themis Trainer and show how the Themis Toolkit has helped you improve or will be given advice tailored to your own specific needs on alternative routes to help you achieve your goals, such as a full-time academic course or a traineeship.


Pre-Apprenticeship Programme

Should you be unable to secure an Apprenticeship, you will automatically be allocated a place on a Pre-Apprenticeship Programme, delivered in your chosen industry area by experts. It will provide you with a thorough foundation in the skills, knowledge and behaviours you would expect to acquire in the initial stages of your chosen Themis Apprenticeship.

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CAREERS WEEK

Careers Week

Themis Apprentices stand out from the crowd – they’re confident, they’re focussed, they’re ambitious and they’re determined.

Our expert advisors have shared with you their top tips to have a CV that puts you at the top of the interview list; how to make that all-important first impression and impress at your interview; how to present like a professional and show off your unrivalled team-work skills if needed.

SKILLS WEEK

Skills Week

We know you’ve got your sights set on success already – that’s what makes you the ideal Themis Apprentice. But how do you get there?

Our industry-expert Tutors and Trainers take you behind the scenes at Themis at Burnley College and give you an unrivalled insight into your training at Burnley College – from the different Apprenticeships we offer in your chosen industry or sector through to the facilities you’ll use and how you will combine training in College with vital workplace experience.

A #Futureboss in Training.

Accountancy

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Accountancy?

Click here to view our Accountancy Apprenticeships


Are you interested in a career within Accountancy, Business Administration, Digital Marketing or Information Technology?

Grace Warburton from Burnley College’s School Liaison Team talks all things Business and Digital with Curriculum Manager Ben Whitaker.

Ben is a Director of EduFuturists, a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and current Digital Lead at Burnley College. He is also a Pearson National Teaching Awards finalist for Digital Innovation.

If you’re interested in discovering more about these diverse Apprenticeships, make sure you give this podcast a listen.

Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering

Aerospace | Composites | Fabrication | Fitting and Operative | Maintenance | Manufacturing | Mechatronics | Product Design | Technical Support | Toolmaking | Welding

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Engineering?

Click here to view our Engineering Apprenticeships


Are you interested in a career within the Engineering industry, including roles within the specialist areas of Aerospace Engineering, Robotics, Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Machining and Fabrication?

Chris Mertens from Burnley College’s School Liaison Team talks all things Engineering with Head of Division Hannah Cutler.

Hannah started her career as an Apprentice herself, and has worked at the College for 8 years, helping to grow our Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Excellence.

If you’re interested in discovering more about exciting Apprenticeships within the Engineering industry, make sure you give this podcast a listen.

Business

 

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Business?

Click here to view our Business Apprenticeships


Are you interested in a career within Accountancy, Business Administration, Digital Marketing or Information Technology?

Grace Warburton from Burnley College’s School Liaison Team talks all things Business and Digital with Curriculum Manager Ben Whitaker.

Ben is a Director of EduFuturists, a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and current Digital Lead at Burnley College. He is also a Pearson National Teaching Awards finalist for Digital Innovation.

If you’re interested in discovering more about these diverse Apprenticeships, make sure you give this podcast a listen.

Childcare and Teaching

 

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Childcare & Teaching?

Click here to view our Childcare & Teaching Apprenticeships


Are you interested in a career within Childcare or Teaching? Are you fascinated by Science and want to work in a Laboratory or Pharmacy? Do you love being outside, surrounded by nature and want a career in Horticulture?

Chris Mertens from Burnley College’s School Liaison Team talks all things within Health, Science and Horticulture with Head of Division Jon Habiak.

Jon has wide-ranging experience in the education sector and a real depth of knowledge. He has worked at College for 15 years, having studied Sport & Exercise Science with a specialism in Health.

If you’re interested in discovering more about these Apprenticeships, within a range of industries, make sure you give this podcast a listen.

Construction

 

Brickwork | Carpentry, Joinery and Wood Occupations | Construction and the Built Environment | Electrical Installation |Furniture Production and Upholstery | Painting and Decorating | Plastering | Plumbing and Heating

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Construction?

Click here to view our Construction Apprenticeships


Are you interested in a career within Plumbing, Electrical Installation, Surveying, Site Management. Bricklaying, Carpentry & Joinery, Painting & Decorating or Plastering?

Grace Warburton from Burnley College’s School Liaison Team talks all things Construction with Head of Division David Lord.

David started his career as an Apprentice himself. He has more than 25 years’ experience as a joiner and over 15 years within the education sector.

If you’re interested in discovering more about the great variety of Apprenticeships within the Construction industry, make sure you give this podcast a listen.

Digital Marketing

 

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Digital Marketing?

Click here to view our Digital Marketing Apprenticeship


Are you interested in a career within Accountancy, Business Administration, Digital Marketing or Information Technology?

Grace Warburton from Burnley College’s School Liaison Team talks all things Business and Digital with Curriculum Manager Ben Whitaker.

Ben is a Director of EduFuturists, a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and current Digital Lead at Burnley College. He is also a Pearson National Teaching Awards finalist for Digital Innovation.

If you’re interested in discovering more about these diverse Apprenticeships, make sure you give this podcast a listen.

 

Horticulture

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Horticulture?

Click here to view our Horticulture Apprenticeships


Are you interested in a career within Childcare or Teaching? Are you fascinated by Science and want to work in a Laboratory or Pharmacy? Do you love being outside, surrounded by nature and want a career in Horticulture?

Chris Mertens from Burnley College’s School Liaison Team talks all things within Health, Science and Horticulture with Head of Division Jon Habiak.

Jon has wide-ranging experience in the education sector and a real depth of knowledge. He has worked at College for 15 years, having studied Sport & Exercise Science with a specialism in Health.

If you’re interested in discovering more about these Apprenticeships, within a range of industries, make sure you give this podcast a listen.

Information Technology

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Information Technology?

Click here to view our Information Technology Apprenticeships


Are you interested in a career within Accountancy, Business Administration, Digital Marketing or Information Technology?

Grace Warburton from Burnley College’s School Liaison Team talks all things Business and Digital with Curriculum Manager Ben Whitaker.

Ben is a Director of EduFuturists, a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and current Digital Lead at Burnley College. He is also a Pearson National Teaching Awards finalist for Digital Innovation.

If you’re interested in discovering more about these diverse Apprenticeships, make sure you give this podcast a listen.

Science Industries

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Science?
Click here to view our Science Apprenticeship

New for 2021 – 2 T Levels in Science?
Click here to view our T Level programmes


Are you interested in a career within Childcare or Teaching? Are you fascinated by Science and want to work in a Laboratory or Pharmacy? Do you love being outside, surrounded by nature and want a career in Horticulture?

Chris Mertens from Burnley College’s School Liaison Team talks all things within Health, Science and Horticulture with Head of Division Jon Habiak.

Jon has wide-ranging experience in the education sector and a real depth of knowledge. He has worked at College for 15 years, having studied Sport & Exercise Science with a specialism in Health.

If you’re interested in discovering more about these Apprenticeships, within a range of industries, make sure you give this podcast a listen.

Sewing

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Sewing?

Click here to view our Sewing Apprenticeship


Are you interested in a career within Fashion and Textiles?

Grace Warburton from Burnley College’s School Liaison Team talks all things Sewing with Trainer-Assessor Lynn Wittham.

Lynn has more than 22 years of industry experience, in a range of roles from sewing machinist to garment technician. She has over 14 years experience as a trainer-assessor and a wealth of knowledge to share..

If you’re interested in discovering more about how you can make your passion for sewing into a career via an Apprenticeship route, make sure you give this podcast a listen.

Sport and Fitness

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Sport & Fitness?

Click here to view our Sport & Fitness Apprenticeships


Are you interested in a career within the Sport or Fitness Industries, such as Activity Leadership, Leisure Centre Management or Personal Training?

Chris Mertens from the Burnley College School Liaison Team talks all things Sport with Curriculum Manager Holly Lynch.

Holly is passionate about Fitness and empowering others to reach their goals. Over her career in the Fitness Industry she has gathered a raft of high-level and professional qualifications, is nationally-recognised for her expertise and enthusiasm and was previously named Personal Trainer of the Year.

If you’re interested in discovering more about Apprenticeships within the Sports and Fitness industries, make sure you give this podcast a listen.

Warehousing and Logistics

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Warehousing and Logistics?

Click here to view our Warehousing and Logistics Apprenticeship


Are you interested in a career at the heart of the Supply Chain, keeping the nation moving and ensuring industry can keep producing? Can you see your future managing one of the nation’s major distribution centres or co-ordinating transport of goods across the world?

Chris Mertens from Burnley College’s School Liaison Team talks all things Warehousing and Logistics with Head of Division Hannah Cutler.

Hannah started her career as an Apprentice herself, and has worked at the College for 8 years, helping to grow our Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Excellence.

If you’re interested in discovering more about the sorts of Apprenticeships within Warehousing and Logistics, make sure you give this podcast a listen.

INDUSTRY WEEK

Industry Week

Themis works with employers who are recognised as being the most forward-thinking and innovative, not just in the North West but the UK.

Join some of our employers as they give an exclusive insight into their specialist industries, as well as an indication of their sector’s roadmap to recovery; the type of Apprenticeship opportunities available; the attributes they like to see in their ideal Apprentice and progression routes available.

Employers share their Industry Insights

Warehousing and Logistics

Find out more about The Senator Group

Research the role of a Logistics and Distribution Manager

Live Apprenticeship Vacancies with Themis

Live Apprenticeship Vacancies on Indeed

 


 

Interested in an Apprenticeship in Warehousing and Logistics?

Click here to view our Warehousing and Logistics Apprenticeship

Want to ask a question or discuss your options with us?

Click here to enquire about Themis Apprenticeships

OUR EMPLOYERS

Our Employers

Themis at Burnley College works with more than 1,000 Employers – large and small – from across the North West in a wide range of industries. Many of our Employers are renown leaders in their field; have a strong reputation for developing Apprentice talent and are forward-thinking.

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Tyler Atkinson

Advanced Metal Fabrication

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Katie Bolton

Assistant Pharmacist

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Zack Duxbury

Electrical Installation Advanced Apprentice

BE THEMIS

The Benefits of Choosing a Themis Apprenticeship

A Themis Apprenticeship route is still the ideal way to start your career journey to becoming a #futureboss in your chosen industry.

You will:

  • Gain vital experience in the workplace
  • Train with industry experts in your chosen sector
  • Have access to the latest technology and equipment found in the workplace
  • Enhance your self-confidence, communication, innovation and problem-solving skills
  • Develop your resilience and transferable skills
Why choose Themis?

WE’RE THEMIS

Themis Virtual Experience

Our Themis Virtual Experience provides you with the ideal opportunity to explore an Apprenticeship route in 2021.

You will find all the information you need to take the first steps towards a successful career in your chosen industry; explore our amazing £100 million Campus and industry-standard training facilities; hear about how we are supporting potential Apprentices during the Covid pandemic and beyond.

Discover More

Discover More at Burnley College

Sixth Form Centre

Courses to fire your imagination and ambition.

Choose from 39 fascinating A Level subjects; 16 exciting Vocational study areas and 2 science-inspired T Levels.

There’s something for you, whether it’s a subject that already fascinates you; you have your sights set on a career in the sector or want to study something completely new.

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T Levels

Could a new T Level be the right choice for you?

Our exciting T Level courses will provide you with the scientific knowledge; the practical skills and workplace experience to feed your curiosity and prepare you to take the next step towards a successful, rewarding career or university-level study.

If you’re passionate about Science or Healthcare, this could be a great opportunity for you.

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