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    At first i just want to say that I'm still in an english course so please don't hate me for misspelling some things.

    I can easily understand the english language but i have some problems speaking it.

    Okay to my question. I will move to the UK (from austria) in some months and i want to learn a different job. I read some about apprenticeships but i still have problems understanding the system. Here it's just writing an application and to hope to get invited to a job interview.

    If everything goes right you learn there as an apprentice for 3 years and thats all.

    But here it seems so difficult or am i just don't getting something?

    I really would appreciate your help!

    Feel free to correct my spelling

    Apprenticeships are heavily government funded, so often require you to have low qualifications to get on to them.

    If you are over qualified, you won't get in (for example, most won't take people with a degree, or so I found)
    • Thread Starter

    Oh okay, so whats the 'normal' way of learning a new job?
    Just the "writing an application" thing?

    Yeah, apply for the job and you'll receive on the job training, apprenticeships tend to be highly skilled jobs with years of training.
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