Apprenticeships are an important route into work, offering paid employment, on-the-job training and a qualification.

Our flagship apprenticeship programme – eXcelBristol – provides opportunities to attract and develop new talent from a diverse range of backgrounds, such as, groups that are currently under-represented at different levels across our Professional Services professions.

Creating entry level careers opportunities and enabling career pathways to help tackle skills shortages in particular areas and provide the University with the skilled workers that are needed for the future, as well as providing a positive contribution to social mobility and supporting our civic ambitions.

We offer a wide range of apprenticeships across Professional Services, in areas, such as:

  • Administration
  • Laboratories
  • Engineering workshops
  • IT Services
  • Estates
  • Finance Services
  • Legal Services

 How my apprenticeship got me the career I have today

 Business Administration Apprenticeships at the University of Bristol.

Apprenticeship stories

Recruit an apprentice

How to recruit an apprentice, including candidate eligibility criteria (staff only).

Contact us

For further information on hosting an apprentice please email

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