Level 3 Apprenticeships

Embark on a journey of skill enhancement and career advancement with Smart Training & Recruitment's Level 3 Apprenticeships. Whether you're aiming to further your expertise or exploring an alternative to traditional education, our Level 3 Apprenticeships offer a gateway to unlocking your potential and shaping a prosperous future.

Welcome to Level 3 Apprenticeships: Elevate Your Future

Join Smart Training & Recruitment and benefit from life-changing experiences through our Level 3 Apprenticeships, also known as an advanced apprenticeship. Whether you’re looking to advance in your career or take a different direction with your education, apprenticeships are a great way to gain important skills and knowledge.

Level 3 Apprenticeships are highly regarded in the business world and can give you the qualifications and proficiency you need for success. Once you’ve completed your Level 3 Apprenticeship, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to explore various career paths. If you’re unsure if you meet the criteria for the program, don’t hesitate to contact our team for assistance. We’d be happy to provide all the support and guidance you need.

Explore the world of Level 3 Apprenticeships and step confidently into your future.

All You Need to Know About Level 3 Apprenticeships

Level 3 Apprenticeships, or Advanced Apprenticeships, are a great way to achieve a professional qualification while concurrently working full-time in your chosen field. The apprenticeship combines on-the-job training with classroom study to teach practical skills and gain expertise in a chosen industry or sector. You’ll be working full-time for an employer while dedicating 20% of your time to studying. This may involve a mix of on-the-job training and online learning. Our qualifications are tailored to your industry and role, ensuring you gain all the necessary knowledge and skills to advance in your career.

Level 3 Apprenticeships focus on developing technical knowledge, work-based skills, and personal and professional skills. You will learn how to apply your knowledge in a professional work environment and develop your communication and problem-solving abilities. By the end of your apprenticeship, you will have gained valuable knowledge and skills for your chosen career path.

Advanced Apprenticeships

Advanced Apprenticeships are equivalent to 2 traditional A-Levels and are ideal for those looking to kick-start a successful and rewarding career. Participating in an Apprenticeship allows you to gain the valuable skills and hands-on experience necessary to stand out in a competitive job market. You can use an Apprenticeship to gain qualifications, essential training and a wealth of experience you cannot find anywhere else. An Advanced Apprenticeship gives you the best of both worlds, as you can work and learn concurrently. Therefore, an Apprenticeship is the perfect route to take if you want the skills and knowledge to be a successful professional.

What do I get paid as a Level 3 Apprentice?

Did you know that Level 3 Apprenticeships allow you to earn money while you learn? The Government provides wage guidelines based on your age and the year of your apprenticeship. For instance, if you’re an apprentice aged 16-18 or over 19 in 2023, you can expect to earn £5.28 per hour during your first year. After you complete your first year, if you’re over 19, you’re entitled to the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage rate for your age.

As an apprentice, you’ll get:

  • Paid and be entitled to the National Minimum Wage.
  • Time for training or study as part of your apprenticeship.
  • Holiday pay and other employee rights.


What will I do during my programme?

The daily tasks you perform during your apprenticeship will vary depending on the industry you work in, your employer’s location, and the level of apprenticeship you have chosen. Your apprenticeship will involve a variety of engaging activities that will enhance your learning experience such as:

  • Working alongside experienced staff.
  • Gaining practical, job-specific skills.
  • Gain important life skills.
  • Earn a wage and get holiday pay.
  • Be allocated time for study related to your role.

Level 3 Apprenticeships FAQs:

If you want to develop your skills in your chosen career while gaining practical experience, apprenticeships are an excellent choice. As an apprentice, you will perform the same duties as other employees in the company, but with additional support. You will spend 80% of your time doing your daily work and the remaining 20% working towards your qualification, with the help of our Learning and Development Tutors and a workplace mentor, who could be your manager, colleague or someone who has completed the course at your workplace.

Our Partners

Thousands of our Learners have successfully completed their Apprenticeship with a
variety of our Partner organisations, including:

Success Stories

Hear from learners who have chosen Smart Training & Recruitment for their training needs.
" I have recently completed my level 3 payroll qualification with Smart training and would highly recommend this training provider to anyone looking at starting an apprenticeship. My tutor (Sarah Johnson) was supportive throughout the duration of my course and was always willing to put in extra time for me with topics I struggled with. All lessons were very in depth and covered all areas of the role. Overall my experience with smart training has been positive and would recommend them. "

Laura (Learner)

" I did 2 hospitality courses with Paul Welbourne. He was such great support very patient and thorough. My life has changed so much for the better. I’m now working in management and I’m earning more than double. I’m so happy that I had the chance to learn and grow with smart. I’ll never forget how Paul helped and believed in me. Thank you so much "

Chanelle (Learner)

Not sure if Level 3 Apprenticeships are right for you?

If you’re looking to gain practical skills and experience in a professional environment, Level 3 Apprenticeships are a great option. They provide on-the-job and classroom learning opportunities, helping you develop your skills. However, if you’re unsure whether a Level 3 Apprenticeship is right for you, other options are available. You can start with other levels of apprenticeship, such as Level 2, or speaking with our Learning & Development team can help you find the best fit for your circumstances. Our team can guide you in making decisions that align with your goals. It might be that a Level 3 Apprenticeship is the perfect fit, allowing you to learn more and progress your career.

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