|Name||Level||Equivalent educational level|
|Higher||4, 5, 6, and 7||Foundation degree and above|
|Degree||6 and 7||Bachelor's or Master's Degree|
An Intermediate Apprenticeship is equivalent to five good GCSE passes. Apprentices work towards work-based learning qualifications such as an NVQ Level 2, Key Skills and, in most cases, a relevant knowledge-based qualification such as a BTEC
Advanced Apprenticeships. An Advanced Apprenticeship is equivalent to two A-level passes. Advanced apprentices work towards work-based learning qualifications such as an NVQ Level 3, Key Skills and, in most cases, a relevant knowledge-based certificate such as a BTEC.
Higher Apprenticeships (Level 4/5) Level 4 apprenticeships are equivalent to a foundation degree. To be accepted you should have a level 3 qualification, such as A-levels, or have completed an advanced apprenticeship.
Degree Apprenticeships (Level 6) are equivalent to a bachelor’s degree (BA). Level 7 Apprenticeships are equivalent to a Master’s degree.