Apprenticeship Vacancies

Construction Maintenance Apprenticeships

Contact: Richard Tordoff on 01756 693 687 or email

The Construction Maintenance Operations Apprenticeship is a multi-skilled construction route which will equip you with a broad range of skills and enable you to develop the practical experience and knowledge required for maintenance operations. This includes elements of carpentry & joinery, brickwork, painting & decorating, plastering and basic plumbing and is aimed at people who are working for a construction firm, developing property or working in a general maintenance role.

There are no Construction Maintenance Operations Apprenticeship Vacancies at this time. To apply for 2017/18 intake, please contact the Apprenticeships Team on 01756 693 681 or apply online.



Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeships

Contact: Richard Tordoff on 01756 693 687 or email

The Apprenticeship in Carpentry & Joinery offers both Bench and Site pathways. As an Apprentice you will develop the foundation skills of the trade at this level and will also learn how to safely use hand and power tools to assist with the construction, maintenance or repair of wooden structures/products etc.

Bench Joinery Apprenticeship - Chatburn, Lancashire
Timberworks - Settle


Beauty Therapy Apprenticeship
All Beauty

Contact: Jayne Greenwood on 01756 693 689 or email


Current vacancies in Beauty Therapy available immediately:

  • The Spa, Devonshire Arms Hotel - The Spa attached to the highly acclaimed Devonshire Arms Hotel in Bolton Abbey are searching for an Advanced Apprentice in Beauty Therapy (Level 3). Applicants must have a Level 2 in Beauty Therapy already in order to progress on to the Level 3
Chef Apprenticeships

Contact: Lorraine Dunn on 01756 693 687 or email

Becoming a Professional Chef is not for the weak-hearted, it's hard work, long hours and often pressured and HOT! But for those passionate about working in a professional kitchen with a love of food & ingredients and a creative flair, an Apprenticeship is the perfect way to get into this growing and exciting industry.

Chef Vacancies Available NOW:

The Yorkshire Dales:

  • The Secret Garden Bistro at Beck Hall Hotel - Malham
  • Malham Tarn Field Centre - Malham
  • The Plough Inn - Wigglesworth
  • The Craven Arms - Appletreewick
  • The Clarendon Hotel - Hebden
  • Hebden Tea Rooms - Hebden
  • The Old School Tea Room - Hebden
  • The George Inn - Hubberholme
  • Devonshire Hotel - Grassington
  • The Black Horse - Grassington
  • Queen Arms - Litton
  • Stump Cross Caverns - Nr Pateley Bridge
  • Kilnsey Park Farm - Kilnsey
  • The Station Inn - Horton in Ribblesdale
  • The Wheatsheaf - Ingleton
  • The Traddock - Austwick
  • Craven Arms - Giggleswick
  • Giggleswick School - Giggleswick
  • Falcon Manor Hotel - Settle
  • The Brasserie at the Courtyard - Settle
  • Griddle & Sizzle - Settle

Ilkley and surrounding area:

  • The Black Hat - Ilkley
  • The Hermit Inn - Burley Woodhead
  • The Craven Heifer - Addingham
  • The Askwith Arms - Askwith
  • The Wheatley Arms - Ben Rhydding

West Yorkshire/Airevalley

  • The Dog & Gun - Glusburn
  • The Busfeild Arms - East Morton
  • Kirkgate Centre - Shipley
  • The Three Acres - Keighley
  • The Kings Arms - Haworth
  • Waterside Restaurant - Shipley
  • Harlequin Bistro - Cowling
  • Don't Tell Titus - Saltaire

Skipton and surrounding area

  • Lychee - Skipton
  • The Castle Inn - Skipton
  • Keelham Farm Shop - Skipton
  • The Tempest Arms - Elslack
  • Coniston Hall - Coniston Cold
  • Abbey Tea Rooms - Bolton Abbey
  • The Tea Cottage - Bolton Abbey
  • The Anchor - Gargrave
  • Hopper Lane - Blubberhouses


  • The Old Stone Trough - Kelbrook


Business Apprenticeships

Contact: The Apprenticeship Team on 01756 693 981 or email

Business Apprenticeships will vary depending on the organisation you are working within. Whilst the general administrative duties may be similar from workplace to workplace, the difference will come from the additional tasks the Apprentice may be employed to do. Business Apprentices quite often assist with Finance and Payroll, Human Resources, Marketing and Social Media, Reception duties, Sales and Events etc. Apprentices in Business also have the opportunity to grow and develop within the organisation taking on addition responsibilities as they gain more confidence and skills.

If you are looking to start a career within business and you are ready to work and learn, this route is the perfect opportunity to help you get started.

Apprenticeships in Business

  • JBA Consulting - Broughton Hall/Skipton - Training Administrator
  • Clearly Scrumptious - Keighley
  • Crimson Bear - Crosshills
  • Craven College - Marketing Department - Skipton
  • Class One Fresh Produce Ltd - Skipton
  • PR Autos - Crosshills
  • Grandma Wilds - Steeton
  • Broughton Laboratories - Broughton Hall, Skipton
  • Rural Solutions - Skipton
  • SCAD - Skipton
Horticulture Apprenticeships

Contact: Sally Whitaker on 01756 693 685 or email

Horticulture Apprenticeships are designed to help the Apprentice experience a wide range of duties depending on the services that the employer provides to its clients. Duties will range from grass cutting, hedge trimming and general garden maintenance to soft and hard landscaping and sometimes specialist tree work. Applicants need to be physically fit and prepared to work outdoors in all weather. If this type of work is what you are looking for, apply now.

Coldwell Activity Centre - Burnley
Yorkshire Housing - Skipton

Accounting Apprenticeships

Contact: Lorraine Dunn on 01756 693 687 or email

Accounting Apprenticeships are designed to fit the recruitment needs of Chartered Accountants Firms and also with Accounts Departments within any type of business, big or small. Having a head for numbers and a good grasp of English language as well as good communication skills, are a must in this industry. Our Apprentices can progress from a Level 3 to a Level 4 through an Apprenticeship whilst dealing with real clients, budgets and deadlines on a daily basis and gaining valuable industry experience whilst getting qualified. If you are looking to start a career in accounting, this is an excellent way in.

  • Wintersgill & Associates - Ilkley
  • Stirk Lambert - Keighley


Customer Service Apprenticeships

Contact: The Apprenticeship Team on 01756 693 981 or email

Customer Service Apprenticeships vary greatly across all sectors and can fit a wide variety of roles. Good communication and interpersonal skills are the tools of the trade in any customer facing role. Whether you are dealing with customers face to face or via email or telephone, developing and honing your Customer Service skills can help retain customers, increase sales opportunities, improve customer relations and enhance the business in many other ways.

Customer Service Apprenticeship vacancies:

  • Sugared Almonds Bridal Couture - Earby
Painting & Decorating Apprenticeships

Contact: Susan Ramsden on 01756 693 689 or email

Apprenticeships in Painting & Decorating will be available in the coming months. Employers who have already expressed and interest in taking an apprentice this summer are:

  • Stuart Meikle - Bingley
  • Michael Beilby - Skipton

Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship

Contact: Susan Ramsden on 01756 693 689 or email


To work in care is to make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. They are the frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives which is at the heart of person centred care. Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person's own home or some clinical healthcare settings.

Current Vacancies:
Carers & Companions - Ilkley

Front of House Hospitality Apprenticeship

Contact: Lorraine Dunn on 01756 693 687 or email

Working in a Front of House Hospitality Apprenticeship, you will need to be someone with excellent customer service skills and an ability to learn about the food and beverages on offer. You will also need to be able to deal with any issues and complaints in an efficient and professional manner. Being front of house, you will be representing the business and will be responsible for ensuring your patrons have an excellent experience and want to return for another visit!

Front of House Apprenticeship roles available now:

  • Keelham Farm Shop (Restaurant) - Skipton
  • Country Kitchen - Sildsen
  • Amici - Keighley
  • Rendezvous Hotel - Skipton
  • The Grouse - Oldfield
  • The Tempest Arms - Elslack
IT & Networking Apprenticeships

Contact: Sarah Haworth on 01756 693 686 or email

Jobs in the IT sector vary from business to business but the IT & Networking qualification has a large number of optional units that lends itself to a whole host of different roles. You could be working in an IT Department for a large company as a first line support person, you could be working as a junior developer in a business that creates bespoke software and applications, you could be designing and making websites for other businesses or working for a company that provides IT support services to other small to medium sized businesses. If you have a passion for technology and you are looking for a way to start a career in IT, this Apprenticeship could be the right option for you.


Current apprenticeship vacancies available in IT & Networking:

  • Meritec Ltd, Skipton - Software Support Apprentice
  • - Skipton - Web Development Apprentice
  • LMS Recruitment Systems - Skipton - Software Support Apprentice
  • Cosurica - Keighley - 1st Line Support
Agriculture Apprenticeship
All Agriculture

Contact: Kate Fryer on 01756 693 689 or email

Whether you have been brought up on a family farm or you have a passion for working on a farm and have no experience, there is a route into the industry through an Agriculture Apprenticeship. The Apprenticeship will include working outdoors in all weather and can be long hours but if you have a passion for agriculture and you are ready to work, apply now!

Agriculture Apprenticeship vacancies available now:

  • Ibbotson Farm - Askwith
  • Wikefield Farm - Harewood
  • Windsover Farm - Middleton, Ilkley
  • Hesper Farm - Bell Busk
  • Westgrove Farm - Leyburn
  • Dykelands Farm - Airton
  • Bull & Cave Farm - Clapham
  • Stainton Hall Farm - Bank Newton
  • Humberstone Bank Farm - Summerbridge, Harrogate


Vehicle Maintenance Apprenticeships

Contact: John Crowther on 01756 693 676 or email

Apprenticeships in Vehicle Maintenance are an excellent way to get into the industry. Working with Light vehicles or HGVs, you can learn on the job from skilled professionals and attend College one day per week to undertake the technical certificate.

  • Craven District Council (HGV Mechanics) - Skipton
Barbering Apprenticeships
All Barbering

Contact: Jayne Greenwood on 01756 693 689 or email

Professional Barbering is more popular now that it has ever been and demand for people with the right skills is growing rapidly. Barbering Apprenticeships are designed to teach you the skills and techniques you need with the highest degree of accuracy whilst also working on delivering excellent customer service.


Current Barbering Apprenticeships:

  • Panache - Crosshills
Plastering Apprenticeships
All Plastering

Contact: Richard Tordoff on 01756 693 687 or email

Plastering Apprenticeships are designed to train you in the foundation skills and techniques required to start a career in the trade. These include skills like different techniques for indoor plastering as well as the skills to fix angle beads, cut and fix plaster board, mould cornices and conserve and restore old plasterwork to its original condition. This qualification will give you basic knowledge to apply plaster materials to internal & external surfaces and the fundamental skills to complete projects with a professional finish.


Current Vacancies in Plastering:

  • Fosters Construction Ltd - Skipton
Bricklaying Apprenticeships
All Bricklaying

Contact: Alison Corcoran on 01756 693 683 or email

The Bricklaying Apprenticeships are varied and Apprentices are taught a wide range of skills to help you grow and develop along with the business you are employed by. Whether you are building houses or hospitals, garages or grand designs, as an Apprentice, you will learn various practical skills and techniques that will equip you with the foundations for a career in this industry.

Apprenticeships in Bricklaying will be available in the coming months. Employers who have already expressed and interest in taking an apprentice this summer are:

  • Michael Harrison - Cowling
  • Jamie Mahoney - Embsay
  • Slingsby Total Building & Roofing - Silsden
  • GI Hopley - Settle
  • A C Rowland - Wigglesworth



Land-based Engineering Apprenticeships
All Land-based Engineering

Contact: John Crowther on 01756 693 676 or email

  • Bunton Plant Hire - Wilsden
  • Armstrong Garden Machinery - Forton, Lancaster



Childcare Apprenticeships
All Childcare

Contact: Rachel Mellor on 01756 693 682 or email

Childcare Apprenticeships will give you the foundation skills required in a career working with children. You will learn how to design educational and recreational activities, avoid conflict, handle difficult situations and understand the unique relationship that childcare workers have with children in their care. You may be working for a private day nursery, children's centre or in a primary school setting.

Childcare Apprenticeships currently available:

  • Embsay Children's Centre - Embsay, Skipton
  • Busy Bee's Childminding - Burley in Wharfedale
  • Burley Nursery School - Burley in Wharfedale
Environmental Conservation Apprenticeships

Contact: Sally Whitaker on 01756 693 685 or email

If you're passionate about the environment and protecting our natural landscape, forests and wildlife - the Environmental Conservation Apprenticeship is a great starting point to get into the industry. Work with local employers who are contracted to work on small or large conservation projects from moorland restoration, flood plain development, tree planting, habitat maintenance etc.

  • The Ribble Rivers Trust - Clitheroe
Hair Professional Apprenticeship

Contact: Jayne Greenwood on 01756 693 689 or email

If you have a passion for hair and a creative streak, a Hairdressing Apprenticeship could be the perfect option for you. We currently have a large number of salons in the area who are searching for the right candidate to join their team and train to become the stylists of the future.


Salons recruiting now are are:

  • Avenue Boutique - Eldwick
  • Vanilla - Ilkley
  • The Salon - Ilkley
  • Peluquera - Skipton
  • Barnetts - Skipton
  • World of Hair & Beauty - Skipton
  • The Hair Shop - Crosshills
  • James Gray Hairdressing - Baildon
  • Ophichus - Bingley
  • RedHedz - Bingley
  • Cross & Co. - Saltaire
  • Jefferson Buckley - Ilkley
  • William David Hair Ltd - Ilkley
  • Afouro - Ilkley
  • Esquire et Cie - Otley
  • Solo - Otley
Multi-Skilled Hospitality Apprenticeship
All Hospitality Services

Contact: Lorraine Dunn on 01756 693 687 or email

Working in a Hotel, Guest House, B&B etc you will get an all round experience whilst doing Hospitality Services Apprenticeship. This covers a multi-skilled role from working front of house, in the kitchen, housekeeping, reception duties etc. and will help you learn all aspects of the business. From here you can progress onto an Advanced Apprenticeship in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership.

Vacancies in Hospitality Services:

  • Ashmount Country House - Haworth
  • Herriots Hotel & Rhubarb Restaurant - Skipton
  • Keelham Farm Shop - Skipton
  • Rendezvous Hotel - Skipton
  • The Tempest Arms - Elslack
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