Apprenticeships are a great way of continuing your education by combining lessons with hands-on experience.  Thanks to government funding, more employers than ever are choosing to hire apprentices with a view to continuing their employment once their apprenticeship has been completed.
For parents - please follow this link to a guide to apprenticeships
Levels of Apprenticeship:
Name Level Equivalent educational level
Intermediate 2 GCSE
Advanced 3 A Level
Higher 4,5,6 and 7 Foundation degree and above
Degree 6 and 7 Bachelors' or masters' degree

Amazing Apprenticeships -

Amazing Apprenticeships is a leading organisation in the education sector, working with schools, colleges and employers, tackling misconceptions and promoting the benefits of apprenticeships and technical education.  Check out their resource page and also their Higher & Degree Level apprenticeship vacancy listing.

AIM Apprenticeships present to our students in year 11 opportunities to open their minds to their options regarding apprenticeships.  AIM Apprenticeships is a UK-based vacancy platform for 16-24 year olds to find, search and apply for national apprenticeship vacancies.  Their aim is simple, to help school leavers forge their careers and start their first jobs through apprenticeships.
The Lightbulb Apprenticeships -
The Lightbulb Apprenticeships is an Essex based organisation working in partnership with the Education and Skills Funding Agency to deliver funded apprenticeships as well as commercial training courses across a range of industry sectors  They have a strong focus on staff and business development. 
Not Going to Uni is a platform for students who have chosen not to go to University.  It will help students to search for apprenticeships and free education opportunities post-18.  Alongside apprenticeships and educational opportunities notgoingtouni also provides information on gap year opportunities around the world
This webpage contains highly useful information regarding apprenticeships.  From intermediate through to degree apprenticeships.  This website will prepare students on how to become an apprentice, how much an apprentice should be paid and will also provide a platform to look for apprenticeship opportunities across the UK.