UCL Human Resources


Apprenticeship Scheme

Our apprenticeship scheme offers work-based learning and development opportunities which are designed around the needs of the university and is available to people of all ages.

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The overall strategic aim of UCL’s apprenticeship scheme is to fulfil our commitment to be a publicly engaged organisation that fosters a lifelong learning community as detailed in UCL 2034.
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What are Apprenticeships?


Are of different lengths, depending on the skill types and levels required and can range between one to four years in duration;

Are available in a wide range of professional areas;

Have flexible entry levels, dependant on the role and can lead to higher and Degree levels;

Are available to existing employees.

Why do a UCL Apprenticeship?

There are lots of benefits to doing an apprenticeship here at University College London. Our schemes have been designed to give your career the best possible start.

Learning both on and off the job, you will work towards a work-based qualification, such as a NVQ, build up your knowledge and skills and earn money.

You will also enjoy the benefits offered by the University such as 41 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and closure days), student union discounts and more.

Earn while you learn

You will be employed for 1 to 4 years, depending on the training scheme you are interested in undertaking. Your salary will increase every year and the cost of training and College fees will be covered by the government.




On appointment



On completion of first year and milestone qualification



On completion of second year and milestone qualification



On completion of third year and milestone qualification




*Salary is inclusive of London Allowance.

On successful completion of your training, you can apply for suitable vacancies at the University.


How to Apply

Register by going to the National Apprenticeship Service website and register your details

Search for 'Apprenticeships at University College London'.

Complete your online application form for the training scheme you are interested in.