Taking on an apprentice can be a great way to help your business fill a skills gap and give you the opportunity to shape an apprentice's learning and development.
Apprentices can be developed in line with your company’s practices and procedures so they learn to work the way you want them to operate.
It's also a very cost effective recruitment method and you can future proof your business by employing young, enthusiastic apprentices keen to get a start on the career ladder. By utilising our selection services you will save time and money. So whether you want to teach a young person the basics of the job or wish to upskill a member of your current team, Apprenticeships could be the answer.
You may have already identified a skills gap in your business and selected the perfect candidates that are already working for you, Apprenticeships now provide the opportunity to upskill existing employees, even if they have a degree. Apprenticeships are available at a range of levels, from intermediate to degree level, so you can develop staff at all levels within your organisation. You will be able to develop your own home grown talent and invest and motivate existing staff with the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification that will improve their career prospects and increase your staff retention.
Add value by developing new talent
Apprentices add real value to businesses by offering opportunities to develop exciting new talent, reduce staff turnover and boost productivity.
Nationally, employer surveys consistently demonstrate the high levels of satisfaction amongst businesses who employ apprentices as part of their workforce.
Increase your staff retention
The most effective Apprenticeship and training programmes provide new recruits, and potentially your current staff, with a clear progression pathway that they can own as their personal development to help manage their own careers.
Through working with our clients to help them develop training programmes that provide a progressive development approach, our experience illustrates that employees will be more likely to remain within that business, as well as having increased levels of engagement, motivation and satisfaction.
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