Let ARU Peterborough help you grow and retain specialist talent in your organisation.
ARU Peterborough brings ARU’s expertise as one of the UK’s leading providers of Degree Apprenticeships, together with our mission to deliver a portfolio of apprenticeship programmes designed to meet the region’s future talent and skills needs.
Our programmes are rooted in the conversations we’ve had with you, the region’s employers. We hear and understand the skills shortages impacting on organisational performance today. Apprenticeships are an effective way to create job growth, capability, continuous learning and to upskill - even more so in a post Covid world. All funded by the Government Apprenticeship Levy, they’re a smart investment - that’s why, to date, over 400 employers have partnered with ARU.
We’re passionate about investing and transforming the future of Peterborough and we want to hear from you if you are too.
Our Peterborough 50 pledge campaign is calling for 50 key employers in the Peterborough region to work with us to make Peterborough a higher skills powerhouse through degree apprenticeships. We invite you to join us and pledge to recruit people for our apprenticeships that start in 2023.
As a Peterborough 50 employer your organisation will become a strategic partner of ARU Peterborough and enjoy a range of benefits.
For maximum impact and minimum disruption, our apprenticeship programmes will be delivered via a blend of online, work-based and face-to-face learning from our brand-new ARU Peterborough campus.
We’ll be adding to our portfolio throughout 2023 and beyond, and continue our consultations with regional employers to ensure our apprenticeships precisely match the talent needs of the region.
BSc (Hons) Digital and Social Media Marketing
A cost-effective way to develop highly skilled digital and social media marketing talent in your organisation.
Develop new talent or existing staff to respond to ever-changing digital challenges and innovations, seize opportunities, enhance your customer experience, and help grow your business.Explore Digital Marketer BSc (Hons)
BSc (Hons) Environmental Management
A cost-effective way to grow and retain sustainability and environmental management talent for your organisation. Develop existing staff into competent professionals, or attract promising new recruits, equipped to solve environmental challenges, and make a real impact in your workplace.Explore Environmental Practitioner BSc (Hons)
BEng (Hons) Electro-mechanical Engineer
A cost-effective way to strengthen and develop existing staff, emerging talent, or new recruits into competent professional electro-mechanical engineers. Apprentices develop the skills, knowledge, and behaviours to excel in complex engineering environments and solve real-world problems for your organisation.Explore Electro-mechanical Engineer BEng (Hons)
BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering
Develop modern engineers with the advanced intellectual and professional skills to excel within manufacturing engineering environments. This apprenticeship programme provides a rigorous conceptual grounding together with a strong hands-on practical approach.Explore Manufacturing Engineer BEng (Hons)
BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions
This TechSkills accredited apprenticeship will develop talent for the roles of Software Engineer, Cyber Security Analyst or Network Engineer. Ideal for new recruits or developing existing staff who want to advance their capabilities in using technology enabled solutions to have maximum impact for your business.Explore Digital and Technology Solutions Professional BSc (Hons)
BA (Hons) Social Worker
Develop and retain new and existing talent with our Social Worker Integrated Degree Apprenticeship. Approved by Social Work England, the programme is ideal for social care support staff who have the potential to take on greater challenges and responsibility as qualified social workers.Explore Social Worker BA (Hons)
FdSc Nursing Associate
Ideal for current Band 2/3 healthcare assistants/support workers needing to develop their nursing skills to meet a range of healthcare needs. Successful completion will provide access to the Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship.Explore Nursing Associate FdSc
BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
Ideal for band 3/4s who have completed our Nursing Associate or Assistant Practitioner Higher apprenticeships or an alternative level 5 qualification relevant to nursing and are ready to advance to becoming a Registered Nurse specialising in adult care.Explore Adult Nursing BSc (Hons)
Cert HE Construction Site Supervisor / BSc Construction Management
The recruitment of qualified Site Supervisors and Managers continues to be a major challenge for employers. This apprenticeship pathway allows employers to develop their internal talent pool, or attract new recruits, and establish a pipeline of qualified leaders brought up in line with the organisation’s culture and practices.Explore Construction Management Pathway
Cert HE Quantity Surveying / BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
A cost-effective way to bring in-demand skills, expertise and professional practice to your organisation.
Develop early career talent into fully qualified Construction Quantity Surveying Technicians and Construction Quantity Surveyors.Construction Quantity Surveyor Pathway
Also coming soon: Supply Chain Leadership.
Apprentices will have access to state-of-the-art facilities in our modern environmentally conscious campus in the heart of the city.
Explore how degree apprenticeships can bring talent, skills, ideas and enthusiasm to your organisation.Degree Apprenticeships for employers
Learn why ARU was chosen as the official higher education partner for Peterborough’s new employment-focused university.Learn more about ARU Peterborough
“I am meeting people that are studying and working in the same sector, so I am building up a network as well as building a career.”CIARA
Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprentice
“The university is local so it allows me to support my young family whilst I study. I'm proud to be the first cohort of students at the new campus.”Gemma
Construction Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprentice
"ARU is a highly organised University with a well-established structure and a great team in place to support the apprentices and optimise their learning experience."Amy Rothwell and Dushanthi Cole
Learning and Organisational Development, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
"Our Trust has enjoyed a long relationship with ARU for many years, partnering on innovative and flexible learning opportunities that meet the needs of our local workforce."Shaun Fretter
Lead Clinical Educator for Pre-registration, North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
"It’s exciting to see a university coming to Peterborough. Working with industry professionals, you understand how much apprenticeships have developed the UK workforce. Peterborough is an optimal study/work location for me."Alex Shaul, Domino Printing
Chartered Manager Degree Apprentice
"Peterborough is a great place to live and do my apprenticeship. It allows me to develop the skills necessary to support my longer-term career aspirations. A new university is a fantastic opportunity not only for people’s career prospects, but also the companies themselves."Kelvin Cowell, Perkins Engines Co. Ltd
Digital & Technology Solutions Degree Apprentice
"It will be good for the city to have more apprentices to bring a new lease of life to the area. I started my career in Peterborough and I hope to stay in the area to progress my career."Megan Sifford, Caterpillar Inc
Digital & Technology Solutions Degree Apprentice
"This apprenticeship encouraged me to find my purpose. I sit here now and smile about my journey, one year qualified in my dream job because I had an amazing opportunity, and I took it."Lauren Davies, Peterborough City Hospital
Nurse Apprentice Graduate
If you’d like to discuss any aspect of degree apprenticeships, then our designated team of experts would be delighted to hear from you.