Application Form - (for applicant without suitable employment)

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Group Training Association Apprenticeship Application Form

This Application Form is specifically for use by those who are not currently employed in an apprenticeship suitable position.

Please complete all sections fully in order for us to process your application. Details about your prior learning and work history  are especially important. Gaps in information can slow the sign up process. 

Information provided on this application form is stored and processed in accordance with the provisions of Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR Regulations. Completion of the form signifies the applicant’s or applicant’s parent/guardian’s consent to personal data, including medical and ethnicity data and photograph being used in connection with the application. We will share information with prospective employers where you are looking for us to source an apprenticeship employer for you. We exclude equality, diversity and contact information from this and will always tell you when we are putting you forward for employer vacancies.

Apprenticeship funding is subject to meeting some eligibility requirements. Please see the Apprenticeships website for details Please speak to a member of our staff for details if required.


Prior Learning and Qualifications

Additional Qualifications

Schools attended (from year 7)

Sixth Form / College / University

Employment (most recent first)

Work experience / Voluntary placements

Favourite Subjects

Hobbies and Interests

Additional Information to support your Application

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Where did you hear about us?

Our HWGTA Training Centres

HWGTA have a Training Centre in Worcester and another in Hereford. Both are easily accessible and we run all our Apprenticeships from both sites. 

Equality and Diversity

Candidates will not be discriminated against on grounds of gender, disability, race, age, sexual orientation, maternity/pregnancy, religious belief, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnerships. The information that you provide on this form will help us monitor equality and diversity policies and make sure it is working in practice. It will be treated in strictest confidence and forms no part of the selection process. To help us keep track of the success of applicants, we capture the below data. 

HWGTA is committed to maintaining the privacy of data of apprentices. For recruitment purposes, where the applicant does not already hold suitable apprenticeship employment, this application form will be sent to employers, along with any subsequent interview notes documented by HWGTA staff, initial assessment results and paperwork.

If your application is successful and you join the apprenticeship programme, these details will be held for 6 years from your apprenticeship end date to meet government funding criteria guidelines.  If you study on any ESF funded programme then the data destruction date will be 31/12/2030. If your application is unsuccessful, applicant packs are held for 18 months (engineering programme) and 12 months (all other programmes) and then disposed of securely. HWGTA instructs prospective apprentice employers who have access to applicant details that information can only be used for recruitment purposes, cannot be shared with any third party and must be disposed of securely within 5 working days where an applicant is unsuccessful.

I confirm that the information submitted is correct and I understand how HWGTA will process and store my information.