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Apprenticeships offer the opportunity to earn as you learn, build your skills and gain a nationally recognised qualification. Training is flexible, with the majority being completed ‘on the job’ and the rest provided by us.

Your employer will support your training and pay you at least the hourly National Minimum Wage:

  • £3.70 if you are 16-18 years old
  • If you are aged 19 or over, it is £3.70 for your first year of training. This then rises to £5.55 if you are aged 19-20 years old; £6.95 if you are aged 21-24 years old and £7.20 if you are aged 25 or over.

Your employer may also be eligible for  Apprenticeship funding or grants. More information is available on funding opportunites


Training programmes include the following:


Caring Services


Hairdressing & Barbering




We are often developing new programmes to keep up-to-date with industry changes, if you cannot find the course you are looking for please do not hesitate to contact us.


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This Government backed initiative is aimed at candidates who lack confidence, and need to gain further qualifications and work related skills before starting an Apprenticeship. The programmes offer work preparation training, an opportunity to improve English and maths.

Traineeships are available in:

  • Business
  • Caring Services 
  • Construction 
  • Digital Media 
  • Hair and Beauty 
  • Horticulture 
  • Hospitality 
  • Social Media

For more information please read the course leaflet.

Employers that have provided work experience for our students on Traineeships, include:

  • Abbeywood Grange Nursery
  • Bright Sparks Day Nursery
  • Dolce Salon Caterham
  • Ferrito's
  • First Steps Day Nursery
  • Humpty Dumpty's Pre-school
  • La Moda Redhill
  • Major Minor's Day Nursery
  • Raven Housing Trust
  • Storm Hair Salon
  • Sweethaven Computers
  • The Arc Caterham
  • The Bike shop Merstham
  • West Central
  • Willowtree Kindergarten
  • Winterbotham Darby
  • YMCA Redhill
  • Your Image Ltd

Further information about Traineeships is also available from the Government website


Address: East Surrey College, Gatton Point, London Road, Redhill, Surrey RH1 2JX

Main Switchboard: 01737 772611 / Client Services: 01737 788444 / Enrolment Line: 01737 788445 / Email: clientservices@esc.ac.uk