Info regarding apprenticeship vacancies and various opportunities to gain experience online and in the local area will be posted here.

CAD apprenticeship wit Osbit

PwC Summer Work Experience

For students in year 11 or year 12 looking for Business, Accounting or Technology work experience

Closing Date – Friday 19th May at 5pm

Application Link: click here

Gateshead college event – 31st May

Games courses event – click here for more info!

KPMG Work experience opportunity

Tuesday 30th May from 10am-4pm
Students will be invited to take part in this work-experience; the day will include employability skills workshops, Q&A sessions with the KPMG colleagues and also work-style challenges. Participants will receive a certificate of completion too.

For students in years 10 – 13

Sign-up link here

Engineering Development Trust routes into STEM course

Year 9 and year 10 students are eligible for this opportunity, for a 3 day course over May half term.

Routes information for parents: This is an innovative 3-day course which provides young people with an understanding of the amazing opportunities offered by STEM based careers (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). The course allows your child to engage with a college, a university and a STEM company who have put together an interesting agenda to showcase STEM courses, apprenticeships, degrees and careers, giving your child the best chance to make informed decisions and to meet role models. 

Day 1: Newcastle College – Tuesday 30th May 2023  

Day 2: Northumbria University– Wednesday 31st May 2023  

Day 3: Capita – Thursday 1st June 2023  

Benefits include

·       Engages all students no matter their academic level 

·       Practical taster sessions of STEM courses at College and University helping with decision making 

·       Visualisation of future STEM career opportunities and how to access them through apprenticeship & graduate schemes 

·       Gaining a bronze industry-led accreditation from Industrial Cadets

·       Meet role models 

Cost The course costs £165, however there are some bursaries available where cost is a barrier.

Lunch & travel arrangements

Students are responsible for their own daily travel. Lunch is sometimes provided for the course and this will be confirmed along with all other details in the Course Joining Instructions.

Full information here

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust work experience

Experience areas:

  • Administration
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing
  • Medical shadowing
  • Physiotherapy

The online application form will go live on 1st June 2023 and close on 30th June 2023.  

From all applications received, the trust will allocate all available placements from September 2023 until August 2024.

See Mrs McAdam for details and application support and a link to check below:

Link here

Virtual work experience opportunities:


The page will be updated regularly so keep checking back to find the perfect option for you! Application details and info regarding the opportunity will be posted here.

If you would like further information on any of these opportunities, please contact our in-house careers advisor.

Virtual work experience and insights opportunities

OpportunityApplication DeadlineDetails
Healthcare Science – Healthcare Scientists use a range of science, engineering and technology skills in over 50 different careers. Some Healthcare Scientists work in laboratories, and some work directly with patients assessing and diagnosing disease and illness, others use their skills in computer science to improve systems that benefit patients.Feb-June 2023Click here
Nursing – Nurses work collaboratively with other staff to make a difference to people’s lives in a variety of settings. You could spend your time helping people overcome mental barriers, supporting people in living fulfilling lives, or saving lives in A&E. As your career progresses you could continue your training to become a more senior nurse, or move into management, research or teaching. Find which area of nursing is right for you: working with adults, children, mental health or learning disability Feb-June 2023Click here
Allied Health Professions – Playing a crucial role in helping patients live their lives as fully as possible, AHP careers range from emergency response and radiography to physiotherapy and arts therapy. There are many different roles, contributing to improving the lives of patients through treatment and rehabilitation. Feb-June 2023Click here
Pharmacy – If you’re keen to make a positive difference to people’s wellbeing, and enjoy science, a pharmacy career could be for you. As well as being an expert on medicines, and how they work to treat illnesses, pharmacists are excellent communicators, working with the public, patients and other staff as part of a collaborative team.Feb-June 2023Click here
Social Work – Staff work with people to find solutions to their problems. This may be helping protect vulnerable people from harm, or supporting people to live independently. Social workers act as advocates and direct people to services they need.Feb-June 2023Click here
Care Support – Using a wide range of skills, such as being a good listener, or being organised, the roles that provide this support are essential to deliver care to patients in both health settings and in social care. This could be in a variety of settings and services, including in hospitals, the ambulance service, and in people’s own homes.Feb-June 2023Click here

Apprenticeship and Degree apprenticeship opportunities

VacancyApplication DeadlineDetails
Registered Nursing Degree Apprenticeship (NHS) (Level 6) 31 May 2023 Apply here
Laboratory Scientist Degree Apprenticeship (HIGH FORCE RESEARCH LIMITED)(Level 6) 31 May 2023Apply here
 Road Logistics Sales Apprenticeships (Kuehne+Nagel) (Level 4) 30 Jul  2023Apply here
Data Analyst Apprenticeship (RED OLIVE TRADING LTD) (Level 4) 12 May 2023Apply here
Early Years Lead Practitioner Apprenticeship (Chrissy Childcare) (Level 6) 31 May 2023Apply here
Nexus apprenticeships (Levels 3-6)
(Commercial, Civil and structural, Data science, HR, Overhead line, Project management)
26 Feb 2023Apply here
Responsive Engineering (Scotswood road)
Engineering – Metal Fabricator & CNC Machining
ASAPApply here

Impress apprenticeships – Blaydon

For application support — see Mrs McAdam

Scan QR code to apply!

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