Apprenticeships - Training and professional development - University of Derby



We specialise in providing training to a range of organisations

Buxton and Leek College at University of Derby Buxton offers a wide range of apprenticeships

Did you know that Jamie Oliver used to be an apprentice, or that Sir Alex Ferguson, the present Manager of Manchester United, started his working life as an apprentice?

Choose from our apprenticeships in these areas:

  • Bakery
  • Hairdressing
  • Customer Service
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Health and Social Care and Childcare
  • Motor Vehicle

Find out more about apprenticeships and where your career can take you.

Apprenticeship Week 2016 

The University of Derby is committed to the Apprenticeship Week taking place from 14 to 18 March 2016. Please read here to find out more. 

Higher Apprenticeships and Degree Apprenticeships (HADA)

University of Derby is one of a handful of learning providers selected to develop Higher Apprenticeship frameworks appropriate for specific sectors.

We'd like to work with employers, colleges and training providers to develop our framework across different sectors. You would need to have a group of people willing and able to learn at this level.

If you are interested in developing your staff with a Higher Apprenticeship or Degree Apprenticeship, we would like to hear from you. 

  • Find out what qualifications are available at the University of Derby
  • What is the government funding that is available to employers
  • How much will it cost you
  • How to get involved

To find out more, email contact Jane Lowe, Apprenticeships Manager or telephone 01332 593673