Perfect partnership…

Apprenticeships are work-based programmes that results in a nationally recognised qualification.

They provide a way of attracting quality people who are already interested in the sector to your setting and allow you to nurture your home grown talent or upskill your current work workforce.


Our free recruitment service can save you valuable time and money. We will listen and work in partnership with you to ensure we totally understand your business needs to ensure we find the perfect learner for your company.



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As an employer why should I consider apprenticeships?

  • 80% of companies who invest in apprentices have reported a significant increase in employee retention
  • 77% of employers believe Apprenticeships make them more competitive
  • 76% of those employers who employ apprentices agree they make their workplace more productive.
  • 92% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce.
  • 83% of employers who employ apprentices rely on their Apprenticeships programme to provide the skilled workers that they need for the future.
  • 57% report a high proportion of their apprentices going on to management positions within the company

*Source National Apprenticeship Service

So, how much will it cost me?

  • There is currently NO CHARGE for the training of any learner aged 16-18 undertaking an Apprenticeship
  • As an employer, you will pay an Apprentice a salary - minimum wage is £3.50 per hour (although you can choose to pay more)
  • You may be entitled to an Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE) which offers up to £1,500 to small and medium-sized businesses when they sign their first Apprentice. Read more about AGE