An Apprentice is a trainee in one of the medieval disciplines in Araluen. Apprentices are usually fifteen when they are chosen, the apprenticeship chosen is usually influenced by their parents as the wards have no such influence -they are chosen on Choosing day, something which is often viewed with nervousness. There are several different craftmasters in each fief who the teenagers can become apprenticed to they are usually:
- Chefs - Kitchens and Chef School.
- Diplomats - the Diplomat Corps.
- Knights - Battleschool.
- Horse Master - Trains horses for various knights.
- Scribes - Scribe school.
- The Armorer
- The Blacksmith
- Rangers - the Ranger Corps.
If somehow a ward is not chosen or accepted into the field of their choice, they have to work on a farm.