A level 3,or advanced, apprenticeship, is equivalent to A-levels and applicants need atleast 3 GCSEs or an intermediate apprenticeship qualification to apply.
A higher apprenticeship, which is a level 4-5 apprenticeship, is equivalent to a foundation degree or the first year of a bachelors degree. For this, applicants need at least 5 GCSEs and level 3 qualifications, which could be AS-levels or a level 3 apprenticeship.
Degree apprenticeships are levels 6 and 7 and are equivalent to a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Entry requirement include 3 A-levels or a higher apprenticeship qualification.