What are the benefits of employing/upskilling an Apprentice?

  • Apprenticeships provide skilled new workers and upskill existing workers bespoke to your business
    Taking on an Apprentice or choosing to upskill your existing employees within your company ensures you are building a workforce personally developed to your businesses needs.

  • Apprenticeships increase company profits
    Employing an Apprentice has financial benefits.

  • Apprenticeships increase staff retention and morale
    Training Apprentices in house has proven to boost staff retention and create highly motivated individuals committed to supporting the business and its needs.

  • Apprenticeships free up your workforce’s time
    Having an Apprentice frees up other members of your workforce time to concentrate on key tasks, delegating simpler tasks to the Apprentice should see an increase in productivity.

  • Apprentices can bring a new energy to your business
    Apprentices can bring new energy to the business or revitalise current employees. Often bringing an enthusiastic, fresh approach and the willingness to learn showing a positive dynamic which in turn can have a beneficial effect on existing staff.

  • Grants and funding available
    If you are a small company employing less than 50 employees this means your training is fully funded. This mean you will not have to make the 5% contribution and training is fully funded. If you are a larger company with a payroll bill of £3 million or more, you will be able to spend your Levy with us.

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  • Job Specific Training
    This ensures that your employee is being trained in role specific duties, tailoring them to your business needs.

  • Learning whilst working
    This will give individuals the confidence and ability in carrying out their daily duties, which will keep staff motivated and morale high in taking on new challenges and roles in the business.

How do small businesses benefit? Find out here