how does apprenticeship work??

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    I'm so confused about apprenticeships like should you take them over sixth form or after sixth form and can you go university after doing an apprenticeship and can you go university then apprenticeship like how does it work I really need help I'm in yr 11 and I know I'm probably thinking about it too early but I just wanna know, I want to get in to an apprenticeship involving programming in general or programming for a game studio

    or should I not do one at all , what are the benefits and drawbacks?

    It's probably the best time to be thinking about them, as the bigger companies tend to have long application processes.

    There are degree apprenticeships, so you can get paid to do your degree (don't think jolly up at uni with an extra £20k in your back pocket, it'll be on a release from work basis)

    If you get your A-levels first, generally you'll be able to do any level of apprenticeship. If you were to complete your degree, you'd struggle to find an apprenticeship to take you, because you'd be over qualified for funding for most.

    Main benefit is being paid while you're still learning.
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