All about apprenticeships

Thank you for your interest in the "All about apprenticeships" programme. This 6-week apprenticeship crash course will get you up to speed on everything you need to know about apprenticeships. 

We are now accepting applications until 28 May 2021. Your application will be judged on your response to the final question. Answers to all other questions are used for planning so please answer them honestly. We will contact you to tell you if your application has been successful by 1 June 2021.

Please note: these sessions will follow an application process, and not everyone who applies will be accepted. Sessions are suitable for students in school year 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13, and eligibility criteria applies. All students who take part will need the permission of a parent, carer or guardian.

Data Protection Statement

Make Happen is part of the Uni Connect programme funded by the Office for Students (OfS) to support young people to access Higher Education. Make Happen delivers activities, events, and competitions with feedback to help inform and inspire interest in Higher Education. Working with partners in Schools, Colleges and Universities we talk to young people, parents/carers and teachers about the options available. For further information visit our website and if you have any questions, please contact the Evaluation team by emailing 

In order to effectively plan, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of Make Happen activities we collect some personal data, and after-event feedback, from participants. We use a legal basis of consent to process the data you will provide on this form, to find out more about how we process this please see our privacy notice

Application form
Please fill in all required fields.  
First Name*
Last Name*
Date of Birth *
Post Code*
Email Address*
School/ college name*
Would you like the physical version of our workbook to be sent to your home? If yes, we will require your parent/carer to provide an address so it can be posted to you.*
Year group*

We need the email of your parent/ guardian because we need their approval before you take part. If you are successful, an email will be sent to them which they will need to respond to.

Parent / Carer Email Address*
I am able to participate in all 5 sessions
Online Behavioural Expectations and Code of Conduct

As a group programme, it’s important that we let you know what we expect from you when we meet online. Please make sure you read the behavioural expectations and agree to our Code of Conduct. Unfortunately, if you do not agree to the Code of Conduct, we will be unable to accept your application. 
I have read and agree to the Code of Conduct.*
In no more than 200 words, please tell us why you would be a good student for this programme.
For example, you could tell us how taking part in All about apprenticeships would help you with your future and what you wish to achieve. Your answer to this question will be used to decide if you should be awarded a place on the programme.