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BrightStart Apprenticeship

Programme Overview

Kick-start your career in a place where you’ll continue learning, gain career-boosting qualifications and make a serious contribution to meaningful projects. This is a chance to earn a real salary, while you learn. With real work and projects from the start. On a structured career path that means you can shape your own future. You’ll be encouraged to be your true self, dream bigger, think creatively and deliver real impact, as you grow and progress every day.

What you need

Academic Requirements

You will need to have obtained or studying towards at least 260 UCAS points (pre 2017 A level, or equivalent, results) or at least 104 UCAS points (2018 A level, or equivalent, results). You will need to be able to join us in September 2021. You must have achieved at least a grade 4 (C) in English language and at least a grade 5 (B) in Maths in your GCSEs.

Our requirements vary for a few specialist roles and therefore before you apply we recommend that you review the specific academic requirements on the vacancy job description.

Please note that our BrightStart Apprenticeship is an alternative route to university so if you have already obtained an undergraduate degree (or higher) qualification, please apply for one of our graduate opportunities instead.

    Application Deadline

    Opening dates:We are currently open for Belfast BrightStart opportunities. All other locations will open for BrightStart programme applications in early November 2021.

    Closing deadlines: Please be aware, if a particular opportunity becomes oversubscribed, we will close it for applications before the stated deadline. We therefore encourage you to submit your full application as soon as possible, to avoid disappointment.








    Career Paths

    To discover more about what vacancies are available within our multiple career paths, please click on the links below: