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Start your career with a Smart Apprenticeship

There are countless benefits of completing a UK Apprenticeship - you will have a real job from day one whilst at the same time you will work towards a nationally recognised qualification. This means that you will be gaining knowledge and learning essential skills directly relevant to the job. Improve your future career prospects and gain that competitive edge!

Apprentices in a manufacturing environment learning operational tasks, representing manufacturing apprenticeships

An Apprenticeship combines a full-time job with an element of study, allowing you to earn a nationally recognised, work-relevant qualification, whilst also gaining hands-on experience in your chosen role.

With a Smart Apprenticeship, you won’t need to attend college because all of your learning can be done virtually, from home or at your place of work, with one of our expert Learning and Development Tutors. We are here to ensure that your learning is current, relevant and in line with your career aspirations by providing you with the knowledge and skills you need to develop throughout your working life.

We offer all Smart learners a flexible approach to education and training designed to suit your home and work commitments. In return for hard work, you will undertake a qualification that is challenging and rewarding.

With a Smart Apprenticeship, in addition to your studying, we’ll also help you with the following:

  • CV writing
  • Interview tips
  • 121 support to find your Apprenticeship
  • Placements and work experience
  • Meeting employers
  • Employee rights and responsibilities
  • Safeguarding and Prevent
  • Wellbeing support
  • Personalised training
  • 121 tutor in maths / English.

Improve your future career prospects the Smart way!


There are courses from level 2 to level 5, so you’ll be able to find the right Apprenticeship for your career. Employers design our courses to reflect the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviours you will need for the future.


Explore the latest Apprenticeship vacancies at Smart. Whether you’re starting your career or looking for a new direction, our opportunities provide valuable experience and skills.

Smart Futures Programme

Within as little as 6 months, you could achieve your maths and/or English up to Level 2, and increase your employability skills and future career prospects!

Learner Discounts

We’ve researched various discounts, from Amazon Prime to Oyster Card deals, to impact our learners’ lives positively. Whether on daily commutes or favourite products, these savings showcase our commitment to supporting their journey to success.

Interview Hints and Tips

Before any interview, you must be well-prepared and knowledgeable about the job and the company you’re applying to. We’ve created this short guide with Interview Hints and Tips to help you make a confident first impression during the interview process.


As a parent, guardian or teacher, you want your child to get the best possible start in their career. There are many options available to young people after they leave school. This guide outlines information and benefits of Apprenticeships as a critical route to a successful career.

We’re in great company!

Learner & Employer testimonials that speak for themselves

" Smart Training are the provider for a number of apprenticeships' for Leadec. They are very helpful and keep us regularly updated with progress of our students. They spend time with potential students clearly explaining what is involved with the course content and commitment required "

Leadec (Employer)

" I am completing my second qualification with Smart Training and would recommend their services to others. My current training advisor is John O’Callaghan who offers endless support and encouragement. The programme is great and has already enabled me to develop within my role after only starting the course a few months ago. "

Emma Prendergast (Learner)

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