An employer guide to apprenticeships

An apprenticeship is a genuine job with an accompanying assessment and skills development programme. It is a way for individuals to earn while they learn gaining valuable skills and knowledge in specific job role. The apprentice gains through a wide mix of learning in the workplace, formal off-the-job training and the opportunity to practise new skills in a real work environment. Apprenticeships benefit employers and individuals, and by boosting the skills of the workforce they help to improve economic productivity.

Below are two guides to gives employers the information and benefits of recruiting apprentices to their business. They also provides hints and tips on how to realise the benefits that apprenticeships deliver, how to measure the success of your apprenticeship programme, and some inspiring stories from employers.

The benefits of apprenticeships are becoming increasingly obvious to more and more businesses. It’s a fact that apprenticeships develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce. Businesses that offer apprenticeships view them as beneficial to their long-term development.

To find out more on becoming an apprenticeship employer please complete the enquiry form or call 08000 150 600.

Download the guides which are in PDF format

Apprenticeship guide                       Apprenticeship benefits

Employer_guide_to_apprenticeships (PDF)             Achieving_the_benefits of apprenticeships (PDF)

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