Higher and degree apprenticeships at Nottingham Trent University help employers to grow their own talent and nurture the employees who will go on to play a key role in their businesses. Suitable for both small and large enterprises, they can be a useful way to help employees develop into management roles.

Our industry-focused apprenticeships see students working on real projects relevant to their employment. Benefits include:

  • on-the-job training tailored to business needs
  • help attracting high-calibre staff members
  • keeping up to date with the latest technology and learning
  • directly receiving government-funded training
  • relevance to your organisation
  • tackling technical skills gaps
  • increased staff confidence and morale
  • retaining staff and developing them in line with business needs.

Available routes

Chartered Management
This Trailblazer Apprenticeship has been developed by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS), and a group of employers and higher education providers. The apprenticeship includes a combination of work-based learning and business education that leads to both a degree and professional recognition through the award of Chartered Manager status (CMgr MCMI).

Food Technology
Available as a Degree or as Higher apprenticeships, both have been designed to meet the food and drink industry's need for the provision of higher-level training in food science and technology. We enhance the skills and knowledge of food professionals, helping them develop into management roles for their employers.

Chartered Surveyor
This apprenticeship leads to professional recognition with fully chartered membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The apprentice learns through practical project work and site visits, developing essential skills for the built environment, and is supported by a dedicated personal tutor or mentor.

Embedded Electronic Systems Design and Development Engineers
Our engineering curriculum is unique. Built around project-based teaching and supported by world-class expertise and facilities, it equips the next generation of engineering apprentices with the problem-solving skills that lead to increased commercialisation, as well as the creative skills required to meet future challenges.

The apprenticeship in Embedded Electronic Systems Design and Development Engineers will be accredited by one of the Professional Engineering Institutions licensed by the Engineering Council. For more information, contact

Get involved

We are currently developing new apprenticeships for a variety of sectors and are keen to work with employers to create industry-focused courses. If you are interested in working with us to create an apprenticeship that suits the needs of your business, please get in touch

Fees, funding and entry requirements

Find out more about government funding and incentives, as well as course entry requirements.

Contact us

We can guide you through the complexities of applying, employer commitments, and fees and funding. Get in touch to find out how to get started – contact us by email or call +44 (0)115 848 2589.










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