Not just the 'other' option

There are more than 200 different types of apprenticeships available offering over 1,200 job roles.

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At Total People we work in conjunction with Schools, Academies and FE Colleges providing apprenticeships for young people to offer an alternative to classroom based learning. We aim to educate potential new learners, parents and teachers on the benefits of apprenticeships and offer impartial advice to ensure the best outcome for learners. 

We ensure learners are well supported, they are assigned a Training Advisor who will conduct one-to-one visits in the workplace and tailor learning to the learners individual needs. 

We are incredibly proud that Total People were awarded Learning Provider of the Year at last year's Skills for Business Awards 2017. It's an honour to be recognised for the outstanding privilege of helping people achieve their learning goals.

Our 2017 Ofsted report praised Total People’s strong partnerships with employers, which help apprentices develop a good range of personal, social and employability skills, stating “as a result they make highly effective contributions to the workplace, which are valued by their employers”. In return, “many apprentices gain promotion or extra responsibility in their workplace”.

Empowering your students

Learn about the viable future for your pupils and get the knowledge to help them kickstart their career.

Myth 1

I'm too old to become an apprentice.


Anyone can be an apprentice, as long as they are over 16 years of age.

Myth 2

Apprenticeships are only available in manual industries.


This was once true when apprenticeships first started, however, apprenticeships are now available in a large variety of industries.

We offer apprenticeships in over 30 different sectors ranging from Pharmacy to Digitial, Management, Health & Social Care, Dental Nursing and many more.

Myth 3

Apprentices will never earn very much.


When an apprentice first starts they will be on the apprentice minimum wage, however many employers choose to pay more than this.

In the long term an apprenticeship could lead to a higher than average paid job, with some individuals earning between 77,000 and 117,000 more over their lifetime than similar learners who have a level 2 qualification.

Are you an employer?

Grow your own talent; cultivate the technical and behavioural development of young people to suit the demands of your business.



Apprenticeships allow you to obtain both experience and qualifications, all while earning a salary.

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Full-Time Courses

Some young people need a little extra help in making their next steps. Total People’s full-time courses are designed for 16-18 year olds who may need support with progression into apprenticeships and work.

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Total People are committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Total People have a range of policies and procedures in relation to safeguarding which covers the 6 R’s; Recruit, Recognise, Record, Reporting, Respond and Review.

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