Information for businesses on apprenticeships.

Hiring apprentices helps businesses to grow their own talent by developing a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce.

An apprenticeship is a way for young people and adult learners to earn while they learn in a real job, gaining a real qualification and a real future.


If you are thinking of taking on an apprenticeship the following organisations can help you.

The Apprenticeship and Skills Partnership

Offering free and impartial advice to organisations of any size regarding apprenticeship and skills training. They can help with finding the most suitable training provider or choosing the relevant apprenticeship or skills programme for them. They also offer guidance on funding apprenticeship training, levy transfers and sourcing apprentices.

If you would like to find out more they have produced a helpful A guide to Apprenticeships - Employers  alternatively visit The Apprenticeship Hub or contact our local Adviser Jack Hodgkins,

National Apprenticeship Service

The government apprenticeship website has lots of helpful guides and information about how employers can access training and support as well as the latest information on incentive payments.

For more information visit or call 08000 150 400.

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