What is an Apprenticeship?
A fantastic opportunity to hire a new person OR upskill a current employee who will grow and develop into a highly-skilled member of staff with your company. Professional industry-specific training will be given to this person, offering an amazing opportunity on both sides at a low cost.
What does it mean for my business?
This is an opportunity to either take on a new member of staff who will train and grow OR you can move a current member of staff onto an Apprenticeship to become more highly skilled.
What funding is available for my business?
Hiring an apprentice between the ages of 16-18 will allow your business to be eligible for a £1000 grant.
How many apprentices can I hire?
There is no limit on how many apprentices you may hire provided that there is a sufficiently adequate work environment for them, with trained existing employees who will be able to support them.
What do I need to pay?
You are required to pay the national minimum wage of £5.28 to your apprentice, however it is up to your discretion if you wish to pay them more. Furthermore, you will have to pay 5% of the training costs of the apprentices training course with 95% being already funded.
Which companies can apply?
There are no specific requirements other than you need to be a registered company or sole trader, and the candidate must be working with skilled staff members.
How do I apply?
Fill in the quick and easy application form at the bottom of this page to apply now!