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Info for teachers

There's lots of information about Degree Apprenticeships out there. Our facts help you get straight to the point. 

What are the benefits for my students?

  • Students work full and part time AND study towards a degree
  • They build job-specific skills sought after by employers
  • Students gain a degree without the tuition fees
  • They set out on a long-term career path and the possibility of higher earnings

How does a Degree Apprenticeship work?

  • Businesses employ the apprentice
  • Typically a four-year apprenticeship
  • Apprentices gain professional skills on the job
  • Apprentices study for a degree at the University of Chichester
  • Day release over three 10-week terms a year
  • University handles administration relating to training
  • Employer handles administration relating to human resources

What about money?

  • The apprentice does not pay any fees
  • They will hold a salaried position
  • They will be eligible for employee benefits
  • Students are not eligible for a student loan

What are the benefits for the business?

  • Develop the talent they need for their business
  • Businesses can fill the higher-level skills gap
  • Attract high-calibre staff
  • Apprentices can be trained in the way the business works
  • There are clear progression routes
  • Improves staff retention

For more information, please contact apprenticeships@chi.ac.uk.