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escalla currently offer five different apprenticeships. The training element of all escalla’s job listings will incorporate one of these.

escalla is based in Crewe, and partner with local employers in commutable distance from our offices. Search our Jobs page to find an apprenticeship across Cheshire and areas throughout the North West of England, including:

  • Cheshire (including Chester, Crewe, Macclesfield, Congleton)
  • Birkenhead
  • Stockport
  • Manchester
  • Liverpool
  • Staffordshire
  • Shropshire
  • All England for local government apprenticeships

No. An apprenticeship combines a real job with training. To start an apprenticeship, you must first have a relevant job role through which you can learn appropriate skills and experience. escalla offers apprenticeships through a number of IT and Digital Marketing roles.

Employers can decide how much to pay an apprentice, but it must be at least the minimum wage. For a new starter under the age of 19, the minimum wage is £4.15 But check here whether you’re entitled to more. FIND OUT MORE 

An apprenticeship can last anywhere between 1-5 years – depending on the qualification you’re doing and your personal circumstances.

You must be at least 16 and living in England to begin an apprenticeship. There is no upper age limit.

You must meet the application criteria for the apprenticeship you’re applying for. These vary, but can be up to 5 GCSEs 4-9 (or equivalent).

No. All costs of apprenticeship training are paid by the employer.

The way you pay for an apprentice has changed since the introduction of the apprenticeship levy. The amount you pay will depend on your organisation, the apprentice, and the apprenticeship qualification. FIND OUT MORE

Yes. Apprenticeships are an option for training new employees, or up-skilling your existing staff.


If you’re thinking about apprenticeships, we’d love to have a chat.

Call or message us for a conversation about how we can help take your career or business forward with an apprenticeship.

t: 01270 500102

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