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How Long Are Apprenticeships in the UK

Several factors, including the degree of the apprenticeship, your chosen industry, employer preferences, and your particular ability, may all influence the length of your apprenticeship.

How long are apprenticeships in the UK?

However, apprenticeships usually last between one and six years. Their duration fits a straightforward pattern:

  • Intermediate apprenticeships usually last one to 18 months.
  • Advanced apprenticeships typically last two years.
  • Higher and degree apprenticeships typically last three to six years.

When applying, speak with your potential employer and determine how long your course can last since some will not follow this framework.

Updated on December 23, 2021

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