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Offering apprenticeships gives employers the opportunity to attract the best young talent.

Grow your own talent

Apprenticeships are a tried & tested way to recruit new talent and develop skills in the workplace.

Job specific training

Apprentices develop the knowledge and skills required by their specific job role, and training is tailored to the individual needs of your business.

Cost effective

Support is available to promote your vacancy, reducing recruitment costs, and incentives are available for small employers or those hiring apprentices aged 16-18.

A future workforce

Apprentices are able to progress through a pathway of intermediate and advanced training, to higher, degree and master's apprenticeships.

Quick Apprenticeship Facts:

  • You can either hire a new employee or develop the skills of your current employees.
  • Apprenticeships are open to anyone aged 16 and over (17 for health and social care programmes).
  • Apprentices should receive at least the national minimum wage:
    https://www.gov.uk/apprenticeships-guide/pay-and-conditions
  • Apprentices should be released for training for 20% of their time (this is paid).
  • Apprentices receive regular monitoring and support from our dedicated and experienced team of assessors.
  • More information can be found on the gov.uk website:
    https://www.gov.uk/take-on-an-apprentice