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Discover Degree Apprenticeships at ARU Peterborough

Information for employers

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 700 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.

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Why our employer partners choose ARU Apprenticeships

Our employer partners explain why apprenticeships work so well for their organisations. They highlight benefits including cost-effective training, attracting and retaining the best talent, impact driven learning, to investing in and developing their workforce, and more

Join the Peterborough 50 pledge

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 2024.

As a Peterborough 50 employer your organisation will become a strategic partner of ARU Peterborough and enjoy a range of benefits.

New degree and higher apprenticeships

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 2024 and beyond, and continue our consultations with regional employers to ensure our apprenticeships precisely match the talent needs of the region.

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Civil Engineering Senior Technician Higher Apprenticeship

CertHE Civil Engineering Senior Technician

Develop modern engineers with the technical and mathematical skills to confidently tackle complex engineering challenges head-on. This apprenticeship programme builds on foundational knowledge of civil engineering and prepares apprentices to apply for EngTech certification.

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Environmental Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship

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.

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Electro-mechanical Engineer Degree Apprenticeship

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.

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Manufacturing Engineer Degree Apprenticeship

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.

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Digital and Technology Solutions Professional Degree Apprenticeship

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.

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Social Worker Degree Apprenticeship

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.

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Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship

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.

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Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship

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.

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Construction Management Pathway

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.

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Construction Quantity Surveyor 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
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Supply Chain Leadership Professional Degree Apprenticeship

BSc (Hons) Supply Chain Management

Attract new talent or develop your existing employees into capable Supply Chain professionals with our Supply Chain Leadership Professional Degree Apprenticeship: a cost-effective way to grow and retain your talent.

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Discover ARU Peterborough

Apprentices will have access to state-of-the-art facilities in our modern environmentally conscious campus in the heart of the city.

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Discover degree apprenticeships

Explore how degree apprenticeships can bring talent, skills, ideas and enthusiasm to your organisation.

Degree Apprenticeships for employers
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Why ARU Peterborough?

Learn why ARU was chosen as the official higher education partner for Peterborough’s employment-focused university.

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