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Apprenticeships and Further/Higher Education

Further and Higher Education Providers

  • Southend Adult Community College provides courses, vocational training, professional qualifications, business training and apprenticeships to young people and adults. 01702 445700
  • South Essex College of Further and Higher Education offers skills, education and careers training at their campus in Southend-on-Sea. 0845 52 12345
  • PROCAT offer work programmes and deliver technical vocational education in National Diploma's, Higher Education, Apprenticeships, Adult Learners and Foundation Learning. 0800 389 3589
  • The University of Essex Southend Campus is a purpose built, Gateway Building which provides state-of-the-art teaching, business and study facilities. 01206 873333


With numerous apprenticeship and traineeships providers locally and 4 different levels of apprenticeships ranging from GCSE to degree equivalents, there is an option to suit every person and business.

For further information on the types of apprenticeships and traineeships, funding, and standards, visit the offical Apprenticeship website.

General apprenticeship information - confused about apprenticeships or want to find out the basics? Take a look at this guide as a great starting point

Businesses - Thinking of employing an apprentice? 

There is a huge range of apprenticeships available, take a look at the A-Z list here.