Once upon a time, the word 'apprenticeship' would conjure an image of a young person learning a manual trade.
However, in the last few years there has been a huge rise in 'white collar' apprenticeships.
One of the latest companies to offer them in areas like business and administration is the software giant, and ITV Business Club member, Sage.
So do these new apprenticeships make university degrees irrelevant?
Our Business Correspondent Ben Chapman found out.
Watch his full report below.
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