I’m a current apprentice; what support is available for me?

What should you do if you are feeling stressed, anxious and not coping very well?

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Where can I get help and advice?

If you are having problems keeping up with your apprenticeship due to depression, stress, anxiety or other mental health conditions, help is available via the Workplace Mental Health Support Service. This free and confidential service is delivered by Remploy via their ‘Supporting Apprentices Service’.

You can access this service if you are currently in an apprenticeship and having problems or have been signed off sick with a mental health condition.

The service can:

  • Provide personal support for six months
  • Help you to cope better so you can continue with your apprenticeship
  • Develop a personal support plan
  • Give you or your employer advice on adjustments that will help you complete your apprenticeship
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Graphic showing help and advice for apprentices with stress, anxiety or depression problems

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Support for apprentices with stress, anxiety or depression problems

  • Help and advice are available if you are an apprentice finding it difficult to attend due to a mental health problem. Are signed off sick due to a mental health problem and you want to go back to your apprenticeship.
  • The Work and Mental Health Support Service, via Remploy, will provide you with personal support for 6 months and with a personal support plan.
  • 1 in 6 adults experience a common mental health problem every week. Source NHS Digital.
  • Contact details: Telephone 0300 456 8210; email: apprentices@remploy.co.uk; website: www.remploy.co.uk/individuals/finding-work-and-support-work/workplace/support-apprentices

Last updated on 4th August 2021