Over 130,000 businesses across the UK offer apprenticeship places because they recognise the effectiveness of increasing productivity, improving business performance while developing a motivated and competent workforce.
Recruiting an apprentice enables you the employer to fill the skills gaps in your current workforce.
The Apprentice will begin to learn sector specific skills from day one, gaining specialist knowledge that will positively affect your bottom line.
What is an Apprenticeship?
Apprenticeships are available to businesses of all sizes and sectors in England. They are linked to job roles or occupations and N-Gaged Training ensure every apprenticeship is relevant for both the apprentice and business. An Apprenticeship is a way for both young people and adult learners to earn while they learn.
• Issuing a contract of employment and paying at least the apprenticeship National Minimum Wage. However, many businesses pay more. • Provide apprentices with the same benefits as other employees. • Minimum hours of employment should be at least 30 hours per week (there are exceptions due to individual circumstance or nature of employment and in these cases the duration of apprenticeship is extended). • All apprentices must have an apprenticeship agreement between the employer and the apprentice.