To be eligible for an apprenticeship you need to be: Age 16+, be an EU resident for 3 years plus, be employed in England, have a relevant job role that fits the standard, have substantive learning, an apprentice must be able to demonstrate progress in the skills, knowledge an behaviour aspects of the standard. To show progress means they must have development to achieve. They also must not not have relevant prior learning higher than the apprenticeship you are seeking.