Career routes | 'Is 31 too old to do an apprenticeship?'

'Is 31 too old to do an apprenticeship?'

When someone says the word apprenticeship, many view this as the alternative route to going to university.

This route into employment gives people hands-on experience, a salary and an opportunity on the job. According to 2018/2019 statistics, 742,000 people participated in an apprenticeship in England, according to House of Commons Library data. While this may be an increasingly popular option for school leavers, there is no age restriction to stop those from taking on an apprenticeship if they want to – even if it isn’t widely known.

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