Working with your hands apprenticeships

If you want to work with your hands, there are a huge number of apprenticeships on offer to you

Browse through the list below for some ideas.

Working with your hands apprenticeships

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“A boatbuilder constructs boats such as yachts, workboats and superyachts, and refits and repairs existing boats” A boatbuilder constructs yachts,

“A marine engineer designs and oversees testing, installation, and repair of marine apparatus and equipment” A marine engineer works on

“An able seafarer works as part of the navigation department on ships and other vessels, keeping watch and maintaining safety

“Signmaking involves producing high-quality signage for a range of purposes, using multiple techniques” The signmaking industry deals with the design,

“A live event rigger installs infrastructure for the scenic, lighting, sound and audiovisual elements of a live event” A live

“The cultural and heritage venue operations apprenticeships covers protecting and maintaining historical documents, buildings and collections for the benefit of

“A creative venue technician provides technical support for the construction, rehearsal, presentation and removal of a live performance or event”

“A broadcast engineer ensures the technical quality of picture, sound and data broadcasts” Playing a vital role in delivering technically

“A bespoke tailor and cutter produces tailored clothing that is cut and made to a unique pattern for an individual”

“A senior production chef manages a team to produce standardised dishes and menus within a kitchen environment” A senior production

“A maritime caterer works as a member of the hospitality/hotel services department on board ships and vessels of different types

“A hospitality team member carries out a range of general and specialist roles within hospitality businesses, including bars, cafés, conference

“Working across a variety of organisations, a hospitality manager focuses on ensuring excellent customer experience” A hospitality manager works across

“A commis chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks in every section of a kitchen under the supervision

“A chef de partie runs a specific section of a professional kitchen, such as sauces, pastries or fish” A chef

“A catering and professional food preparation apprentice learns to prepare and serve food at restaurants, hotels, holiday accommodation, cafés, pubs

“A fishmonger sells fish and seafood products, and advises customers on how to prepare them” Fishmongers is responsible for preparing

“A bakery manager makes and sells baked goods, such as bread, cakes, pies, pastries and biscuits” As a bakery manager,

“A baker makes bread products in an industrial, in-store or craft bakery” Every day, bakers make and sell millions of

“A butchery manager works in and runs a butcher’s shop, butchery department or meat processing plant” A butchery manager takes

“A butcher works in a butcher’s, butchery department or meat processing plant” A successful butcher must demonstrate dexterous knife skills

“A watchmaker uses their skill and labour to service and repair a range of watches, including quartz and mechanical, both

“The warehousing and storage apprenticeship deals with the movement and storage of goods, and is an essential part of logistics

“A textile manufacturing operative ensures the consistency of textile production in a manufacturing facility” A textile manufacturing operative is employed

“A textile care operative provides laundry services and often product rental, to a wide range of sectors in the UK”

“A military survival equipment fitter maintains military aircraft and personal survival equipment” The military survival equipment fitter will maintain aircraft

“A warehouse operative carriers out a range of moving, packaging and stock-taking roles and duties in a warehouse environment” As

“A sewing machinist makes sewn products that meet specifications and quality criteria” A sewing machinist can be employed by a

“A process automation engineer is involved at all stages in the lifecycle of an integrated control and safety system” The

“Playing a vital role in the printing process to produce printed matter such as packaging” Print and printed packaging serves

“A papermaker works as a machine operator or an assistant in the overall papermaking process, converting raw materials into paper

“An organ builder designs, manufactures and assembles the components required in a pipe organ” An organ builder uses their skill

“Designing and making high-quality jewellery” The jewellery manufacturing, silversmithing and allied trades apprenticeship matches a number of interests, including engineering,

“Improving operational performance focuses on roles in engineering or manufacturing operations within a variety of sectors” The improving operational performance

“Working in glass manufacture, repair or installation, across a variety of sectors” The glass industry is highly technical yet all

“Producing and restoring a range of furniture, furnishings and interiors to high standards of quality” Furniture, furnishings and interiors cover

“A furniture manufacturer makes all kinds of beds, furniture and their related furnishings in a workshop or factory” The ability

“A footwear manufacturer produces children’s, ladies’ or men’s shoes, boots, sports and dance footwear, trainers or slippers within a factory

“A food technologist makes sure food and drink products are of the right quality and safe to eat and drink”

“A food industry technical professional ensures the safety and quality of food and drink products” A food industry technical professional

“A food and drink process operator works on food and drink production lines within food manufacturing plants and businesses” A

“A food and drink maintenance engineer maintains machinery and equipment in the food and drinks industry, finding and resolving faults,

“A food and drink advanced process operator supervises work on food and drink production lines within food manufacturing plants and

“A food and drink advanced engineer delivers efficient, effective and high performance food and drink production processes and systems” Combining

“Supporting the fashion and textiles sector at one of the key points in the supply chain, from production to delivery”

“A brewer makes beer either at specific stages of production or in its entirety, from ingredients intake to final packaging”

“A tunnelling operative builds the underground tunnels needed for services such as rail lines and water works” The primary role

“A trade supplier ensures an efficient flow of goods and services between manufacturers and their skilled trade customer base” As

“Trade business involves servicing and building relationships with local tradespeople to support them in the design, ordering, purchasing and delivery

“A steel fixer assembles and installs steelworks required to strengthen reinforced concrete structures” The primary role of a steel fixer