City Gateway’s Apprenticeship and Training programme prepares young people aged 16–24 for employment, through training, coaching and placements with top employers.

Here we’ll tell you a bit more about the courses we have on offer. Whether you’ve got a clear picture of where you are heading, want a different future, or aren’t too sure what the next step looks like, we’d love to meet you.


It may be daunting to know what you want to do or where to start but to give you a bit of inspiration, hear from someone has been where you are now. Our apprentice Shayon secured a placement with NSPCC, watch this video to learn more:

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A unique opportunity, where you can achieve your Maths and English on a 12-week course, whilst building your professional skills.

  • Achieve Level 1 and Level 2 in Maths and English
  • Achieve Level 1 in Enterprise or ICT
  • Develop employability skills
  • Gain professional experience on corporate trips
  • Get support and guidance from our team to apply for a Traineeship

An 12-week programme, where you can gain work experience at a globally recognised company, alongside professional training at City Gateway.

  • Get work experience at a leading company (such as IBM)
  • Build your confidence in a professional setting
  • Network in a corporate environment
  • Get support and guidance from our team to apply for an Apprenticeship

Entry requirements:

  • Aged 16–24
  • Not currently in Education
  • Not working more than 16 hours per week
  • Live in London

We can help you get the skills and experience you need to secure one of our Apprenticeship with top employers in the city.

Your one to one progression coach will support you throughout your training and Apprenticeship, helping you to get the most out of your experience.

Entry requirements:

  • Aged 16–24
  • Right to work in UK (UK passport, Birth Certificate or Visa and NI Number)
  • Not currently working or in training/education for more than 16 hours per week
  • Live in London
  • Must have achieved A*–C in GCSE English & Maths or equivalent in Functional skills
  • Must have at least a Level 2 vocational qualification and 1 month volunteering, work experience or employment
  • Must not have achieved a Level 3 qualification or higher
We have 20 years experience working with the local community helping people like you succeed.


Level up with the right qualifications and skills to get to where you want to be.


Try your hand at a work experience placement with a global employer, such as IBM and gain experience vital for the workplace.


Combine practical work experience and study, whilst earning a wage.


You’ll be supported on your journey by one of our dedicated coaches, helping you to achieve your potential.

‘Before City Gateway there was a lot I didn’t have in terms of skills… I guess you could say I had low self-esteem… Joining City Gateway doing courses and training with them I grew in confidence and I was able to find out about skills I didn’t have necessarily.’
Adateyo, City Gateway apprentice

If you’re 16–24 and want to join a course, you can apply by clicking on the button below.

It can be daunting starting something new but starting something new with a friend is far less nerve-wracking. Why not speak to your mates and see who else might be interested in signing up with you?

If you have any questions at all please don’t hesitate to ask, they may be covered in our frequently asked questions or if not do give us a call or send us an email:

Call: 0203 727 6234



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