Apprenticeships at UoB
Are you looking for an apprenticeship? Have you ever considered working at a university? You may be surprised to know that we employ apprentices at the University of Bristol.
Apprenticeship opportunities at the University of Bristol
The University of Bristol has c.7000 members of staff, c.3,700 of which work in Professional Services roles. These staff provide the wide range of vital professional, administrative and other functions that support all aspects of the University - from technical services, finance, administration, and accommodation to grounds maintenance, IT and library services.
We employ apprentices across a wide range of these areas of our organisation, for example:
- Engineering workshops
- IT Services
- Finance services
To find current apprenticeship vacancies at the University, search for ‘University of Bristol’ as an employer on the ‘Find an Apprenticeship’ page of the National Apprenticeship website.
What is it like to be an apprentice at the university?
To find out more about what it is like to be an apprentice at the University of Bristol, view the experiences of three of our apprentice technicians - Mictroy, Kelly and Willow - in these short videos.
Mictroy talks about his career as an Engineering Laboratory Apprentice.
Kelly tells us what it's like working as an Apprentice Laboratory Technician, supporting Biology and Zoology students.
Willow shares her experience as an Apprentice Workshop Technician in the Faculty of Engineering.
Looking for an apprenticeship at the University?
To find current apprenticeship vacancies at the University, search for ‘University of Bristol’ as an employer on the ‘Find an Apprenticeship’ page of the National Apprenticeship website
If you are a manager at the University interested in recruiting an apprentice, take a look at our guide to the considerations and process involved.
Under some circumstances, the apprenticeship levy funds can be used to upskill existing University staff. Find out more
If you have any questions about employing an apprentice that are not answered on these pages, get in touch with us at