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Why hire an apprentice?

There are many benefits to having an apprenticeship in your workplace and it's easier to get started than you might think.

If you're looking to bring in new skills, or develop those of your existing staff, an apprenticeship is a great way to help your business grow. Whether you own a hair salon or engineering company, a plumbing business or marketing firm, enrolling new or existing staff onto our range of apprenticeship programmes ensures that you have the right skills in your team.


Having an apprentice in your organisation can: 

  • Improve productivity 
  • Fill skills gaps, including specialist skills specific to your industry 
  • Make your business more competitive 
  • Reduce training costs 
  • Reduce recruitment costs 
  • Assist with succession planning 
  • Motivate staff and reduce staff turnover 
  • Provide a significant return on investment


How much will it cost?

Many of our apprenticeship courses are part or even fully funded. We can even offer grants of up to £1,500. Courses range from 1 to 2 years and can be delivered entirely in the workplace, with little or no college attendance.


Did you know that:


of organisations who employ apprentices rely on their Apprenticeship programme to provide the skilled workers they need for the future


of consumers favour using a company which take on apprentices

1 in 5

employers are hiring more apprentices to help them through the tough economic climate

over 100,000

organisations currently use apprenticeships to attract new talent and re-skill existing staff


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Apprenticeships are part-financed by the European Social Fund