Felsted’s Apprenticeship Programme is aimed at talented individuals who are looking for a step into a great career. A Felsted Apprentice will gain real hands-on work experience, with the opportunity to study a nationally recognised qualification.

We have been rated 'Excellent in every aspect' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate

Why choose Felsted?

Founded in 1564, we are a leading independent, co-educational, day and boarding school, situated in the picturesque village of Felsted in North Essex. In 2014 we celebrated our 450th anniversary, one of only a handful of schools in the country have claimed this historic milestone. As a Felsted Apprentice, you will benefit from:

  • Studying a nationally recognised qualification
  • Developing new skills, knowledge and experience
  • Working with highly dedicated and knowledgeable staff
  • On the job training
  • Opportunities to enhance professional development
  • Competitive salary, which is higher than the Government's minimum hourly rate
  • Free lunchtime meals
  • Free and unlimited use of the Felsted Gym


Types of Felsted Apprenticeships


Felsted Apprenticeships are based on the national apprenticeship framework that consists of four main parts; an NVQ, a technical certificate, functional skills and the Employment Right and Responsibilities. Felsted currently employ over 500 friendly and professional staff that include Teachers, Administrators, Gardeners, Cooks, Lifeguards, Matrons, Life Models, Painters, Electricians, Sport Coach’s, Nurses, Librarians, Fitness Instructors and many more professions.

Apprenticeship Opportunities

When Apprenticeships become available, they are advertised here and on the National Apprenticeship website. Opportunities can become available during the course of the year and can last between one and five years, depending on the Apprenticeship undertaken. To apply for an Apprenticeship, you must be living in England, aged 16 or over and not taking part in full-time education.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.