Apprenticeship vacancies

When there are apprenticeship vacancies available with the University providing training, employers will advertise them on the . 

We will also provide details on this page and a direct link to the advert on the Apprenticeship Service.

On completion of your two-year foundation degree apprenticeship, you will be able to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a qualified Nursing Associate, as well as pursue further studies to become a registered nurse.


Come along to find out more about our two-year Nursing Associate Foundation Degree at Keele and have a look at our education facilities at the Clinical Education Centre.

An apprenticeship is an opportunity to gain one of our academic degree or postgraduate qualifications whilst in full time work. It is an opportunity to attend University without student loans - your employer pays for your training using their apprenticeship levy and you will be earning as you learn.

  • You will be recruited into your apprenticeship role by your employer and enrolled on our course
  • You do not pay tuition fees
  • Typical starting salaries for degree apprentices are around £12-£18,000 per year

You must apply for your apprenticeship through your employer, not UCAS. Vacancies will be advertised on the  when they become available.

We are currently working on a number of apprenticeship programmes for the 2018-19 academic year incuding Nursing Associate, Senior Leader, Academic Professional and other related apprenticeships. 

We are expecting to offer apprenticeships across a range of disciplines from 2019 onwards.

Other useful guidance is available from the following websites: 

  • The government's
  • apprenticeships website