If your favourite subject is maths and you are thinking of developing these skills within your career, there is a broad range of apprenticeships open to you
Maths can provide you with a set of transferable skills that are applicable to a wide range of careers such as engineering, architect, teacher, economist, accountant or data analyst.
During your apprenticeship, you could develop skills in finance, research and analytical thinking.
Here is a selection of apprenticeships on offer that all have a focus on the subject of maths.
Accounts assistant: You’ll help assist a team of accountants with junior accounting duties, such as basic bookkeeping, recording of cash and data entry. The duration is 12 months and you’ll achieve a level 2 apprenticeship upon completion.
Actuary: As an actuary, you’ll use mathematical skills to measure the probability and risk of future events, and their financial impact. The duration is 36 months and you’ll achieve a level 7 degree apprenticeship upon completion.
Air traffic controller: You’ll direct aircraft, both on the ground and through controlled airspace, to prevent collisions and deliver a safe service. The duration is 15 months and you’ll achieve a level 5 apprenticeship upon completion.
Bioinformatics scientist: As a bioinformatics scientist, you’ll apply analytical and data mining techniques to a range of problems in the life sciences. The duration is 30 months and you’ll achieve a level 7 degree apprenticeship upon completion.
Chartered surveyor: You’ll provide advice and recommendations to clients regarding land, property or construction. The duration is 60 months and you’ll achieve a level 6 apprenticeship upon completion.
Civil engineer: As a civil engineer apprentice, you’ll provide technical and management input to develop design solutions for complex civil engineering problems. The duration is 66 months and you’ll achieve a level 6 degree apprenticeship upon completion.
Clinical coder: You’ll help translate medical information from patient records in hospitals into alphanumeric codes. The duration is 18 months and you’ll achieve a level 3 apprenticeship upon completion.
Data scientist: Spanning maths and statistics, software engineering and communications, as a data scientist you’ll find information in diverse datasets to address complex problems. The duration is 36 months and you’ll achieve a level 6 degree apprenticeship upon completion.
Financial adviser: You’ll give clients specialist advice on how to manage their money as you work towards achieving professional qualifications. The duration is 24 months and you’ll achieve a level 4 apprenticeship upon completion.
The Find An Apprenticeship service lists many apprenticeships currently available in England. You can check regularly to discover an apprenticeship related to the subject of maths near you.