the provider of choice for engineering and manufacturing apprenticeships

Appris Blog

50 Years of Continuous Service to the Industry

About Appris

Safeguarding apprentices effectively makes good business sense for employers.
A not for profit, registered charity supporting local manufacturing & engineering businesses since 1967

The heart of Appris’ business is Apprenticeships, specialising in the delivery of Engineering Manufacture apprenticeships. With over 150 member companies and 400+ apprentices learning across West Yorkshire, Appris is the provider of choice for the engineering industry. Our WorldSkills winning apprentices are an international testimony to the quality of our provision. To compliment the engineering provision, we offer apprenticeships in Human Resources & Management. We also offer commercial training in Management, Personal Development, Health & Safety, Higher National Certificate (HNC) and Electrical Technical courses.

  • Company Vision

    To be the training provider of choice for the regions engineering manufacturing industry, where our aim to achieve outstanding teaching and learning supports individuals and employers ever changing needs.


    We provide opportunities to improve and succeed by advising, supporting and developing employers and individuals through training, consultancy and apprenticeships.

  • company values

    To develop, support and empower staff, learners and businesses to achieve their full potential. To enhance skills and knowledge of ourselves and others. To learn through our experiences, relationships, feedback and professional development. To innovate with new ideas through sustainable solutions. To value the contribution of all. To pursue excellence at all levels. To respond to the ever changing needs of customers, qualification, technology and business.

What our employers say about us...