Find out about apprenticeships for young people looking to become an apprentice, current employers who wish to learn new skills, or employers who wish to recruit an apprentice to enhance their workforce.

Apprenticeships at Portland

Apprenticeships with Portland College are at a Level 2 and will last for a minimum of a year in the areas of Business Admin, Catering & Hospitality and Sport & Leisure. As an apprentice you will be paid a wage, gain nationally-recognised qualifications and get work experience with a reputable employer.

If you are a UK resident over 16, with a disability and not already in full-time education, you are eligible to apply for an apprenticeship with Portland College.

As an apprentice you will learn on-the-job with an employer, and will come to college depending on your study timetable.

Looking for an apprenticeship?

Portland College are on hand to help you make the right choices. The friendly team will work with you to help prepare you for interview, and place you with the best employer to suit your career goals. You will also be fully supported by the team throughout your apprenticeship, ensuring you and your employer get the best out of the experience.

If you are interested in a Level 2 qualification in:

  • Business Administration
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Sport & Leisure

Then drop us an email with your cover letter and attach your CV and our team will be in contact to discuss your options.


If you are an employer looking to take on a new apprentice or upskill a member of your current workforce, Portland can help. As an employer you will receive full advice and support tailored to your business needs.

Interested in finding out more? Give the team a call on 01623 499111 ext 370 or email.

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