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An Apprenticeship at SGS
Could Be the
Course for You!

If you want to earn while you learn, an apprenticeship at SGS could be the course for you.

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Our Success Rates

We have the highest success rate in the WECA region at 76%, 10% above the national benchmark and 10% above our competitors (colleges and private sector).

City of Bristol 66%, Weston College 66%, Bath College 64%, Lifetime Training 53%, Kaplan 50%.

Why We Are Successful...

And Why This Matters To Employers

  • Care & effectiveness of our vacancy matching service. Over 90% of apprentices recruited through SGS are still with the employer at 12 months.
  • Stable, consistent & experienced team of assessors.
  • The degree to which we track progress and support learners.
  • 100% success on all End Point Assessments to date

Significant new Employer Incentives Announced

We now have significant additional incentive payments available for employers of all sizes who engage in apprenticeships.

These payments are in addition to the existing £1000 incentive payment for taking a 16-18 year old apprentice (or a care-leaver or 16-24 year old with an Education and Health Care Plan, EHCP), so you can now receive £3000 for a 16-18 year old apprentice!

Important eligibility requirements

For any further information, or for help with the funding and application process, please contact our Business Development team at [email protected]

SGS offers a wide range of apprenticeships covering most employment sectors.

We have very strong retention and overall achievement rates, ahead of national averages. Our employers are supported with a dedicated account manager to steer them through every step of the apprenticeship journey.

"Recruiting over 600 new apprentices every year"

Learners are supported with their training assessor to ensure they have every opportunity to thrive, achieve and progress to the next level. We have flexible delivery models, including programmes at Filton, Stroud and central Bristol. We also offer workplace delivery for some apprenticeship programmes.

We support over...



We support over 1000 employers a year with their apprenticeship programme, recruiting over 600 new apprentices every year.

More about Apprenticeships

Our Apprenticeship Team are here to help guide you through your Apprenticeship journey, providing advice and guidance.

[email protected]
SGS Governing Body

Apprenticeship Offers

Explore our Programmes

Latest Vacancies

Recruitment Agency Administrator ApprenticeAdvanced DOVETAIL AND SLATE LIMITED

Closing date: 22 Oct 2020
Possible start date: 2 Nov 2020

Business Support ApprenticeAdvanced NIJHUIS H2OK LIMITED

Closing date: 22 Oct 2020
Possible start date: 1 Nov 2020

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Smart Assessor

Smart Assessor is an electronic collection of a learner’s skills and knowledge, which is assessed by their tutor against a training standard or qualification and replaces paper portfolios.

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