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Apprenticeships and Training Courses in Ashton-in-Makerfield

Ashton-in-Makerfield is just four miles south of Wigan and is located close to Haydock Park Racecourse. Its central location between Wigan, Leigh, Warrington and St Helens puts Ashton-in-Makerfield literally on a crossroads between the four, giving this town of about 25,000 residents added significance as a hub for local businesses.

Apprenticeships in Ashton-in-Makerfield

ProCo’s Apprenticeship service puts you into a paying job where you can learn in a hands-on setting while earning a wage and working towards a qualification at the same time.

It’s an alternative to the academic route of education, and it means rather than working in a part-time job that’s irrelevant to your studies, you can balance teaching with vocational learning from experienced business leaders in your chosen trade in the local Ashton-in-Makerfield area.

You can find Apprenticeships in Ashton-in-Makerfield in a range of industries, including:

Why choose ProCo for an Apprenticeship in Ashton-in-Makerfield?

At ProCo we work hard to offer the best Apprenticeships in Ashton-in-Makerfield, combining the best employment opportunities with the best college-based teaching so that you leave with a fully rounded qualification and excellent long-term employment prospects.

Our Apprentices are enthusiastic and committed to learning and working alike, and it’s no surprise that many of the employers in Ashton-in-Makerfield who take on ProCo Apprentices ultimately offer them a permanent placement once their training comes to an end.

We provide entry-level Apprenticeships, which give you a full qualification equivalent to an NVQ Level 2, and we can also offer higher-level Apprenticeships to continue your education. You can even use your qualification as part of a university application, if you want to shift back to academic learning and get a degree.

Study Programmes in Ashton-in-Makerfield

The great range of ProCo Study Programmes in Ashton-in-Makerfield lets you pick up essential employable skills, so if you left school with any gaps in your exam results, our Study Programmes are the perfect way to fill in the gaps and make your CV more appealing to employers.

Each Study Programme focuses on a particular industry or discipline, listed below, but also includes core skills like Maths and English, so by the time you pass your course, you can demonstrate your numeracy and literacy skills too.

Our Study Programmes in Ashton-in-Makerfield include:

Why choose ProCo for Study Programmes in Ashton-in-Makerfield?

ProCo Study Programmes are designed to make the best use of the training opportunities in the local Ashton-in-Makerfield area in subjects like animal care, construction and motor vehicle maintenance and repairs, giving you hands-on experience and working towards a Diploma and ultimately an NVQ.

Our Study Programmes in Ashton-in-Makerfield can also help you to prepare for an even bigger adventure, as a stepping stone to one of our International Work Placements and a first taste of living abroad.

Get in Touch

Don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions about our Apprenticeships and Study Programmes in Ashton-in-Makerfield. We are always happy to hear from anyone interested in finding out more, even if you are not sure yet if one of our courses is right for you.

You can call us on 01942 318099 or email recruitment@proconw.co.uk with any questions. You’ll also find us on all the usual social media platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, so there’s plenty of ways to keep up to date with the latest news and opportunities from ProCo.

For more information on the apprenticeships we offer and who ProCo are visit our About Us page. You can also find more information on the areas in which we offer apprenticeships  through our locations page.