Apprenticeships are structured training programmes which can help develop both potential and existing employees and deliver real value both to the business and the learners by turning raw talent into a corporate asset.
Hiring an apprentice is a productive and effective way to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce.
You can employ apprentices at different levels, from school leavers and university graduates, to people who want to further their careers or change career direction completely.
You can hire someone new or upskill an existing employee.
As an employer, you can get funding from the government to help pay for apprenticeship training.
If you’re an employer considering an Apprenticeship programme, have a look at our short video to see why these three Marches employers think apprenticeships are the way forward for their companies…
Employing an apprentice is easier than you think and there’s financial support and help available from the government.
Understanding Apprenticeship Benefits and Funding is a tool for employers to explore how hiring an apprentice can benefit businesses and calculate an estimate of how much government funding could be available towards their apprentices training costs.
Step By Step Employer Guide to Apprenticeships helps businesses understand every step involved in delivering a successful apprenticeship, from finding a provider to tips on supporting their apprentice’s wellbeing.
There is further information in our Employers’ Apprenticeship Toolkit