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Physics apprenticeships

An apprenticeship is a real, paid job with a structured training programme attached – so you earn while you learn. It’s a great way to get in-job experience while continuing with your education. For employers, it’s a fantastic way to grow and shape your own talent.

Meet the physics apprentices

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Apprenticeships explained

If you’re thinking about applying for an apprenticeship, read our guide first. Wherever you are in the UK or Ireland, we have information to help you work out your next steps.

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Apprenticeships: an employer’s guide

Taking on an apprentice is a great way to invest in talent while boosting productivity. Read our guide to find out how you can set up an apprenticeship in your business.

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George Stewart, Apprentice

Meet the apprentice: George

Apprentice radiotherapy engineer George explains why university wasn’t for him and what inspired him to become an apprentice.

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Meet the apprentice: Emily

Technical apprentice Emily talks about working for Leonardo in Edinburgh – and how it's enabled her to follow her passion for physics.

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Meet the apprentice: Ciaran

Radiotherapy technician apprentice Ciaran tells us what it's like working for the NHS and how his apprenticeship has led him to a degree course.

Meet Ciaran

Apprentice to Operations Manager

Rachael was recently made an Honorary Fellow by the IOP. She reveals how leaving school at 16 to become an apprentice led her to where she is today.

Meet Rachael

Becoming a technician

Technicians work in virtually every sector and industry, driving innovation, productivity and keeping things running smoothly. The work technicians do is as diverse as their career paths.

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