Benefits of Apprenticeships
Over 130,000* workplaces offer Apprenticeship places because they understand the benefits that apprentices bring to their business.
- If you are an employer thinking about hiring an Apprentice you could now receive up to £7,500† of AGE grant funding from the National Apprenticeship Service.
- No Recruitment Fees – a FREE Recruitment Service to find you high calibre local candidates
- No Training Costs – the Government will fund Apprentices’ training so you have no training costs to pay*
- Low Wages – the average Apprentice wage is only £210 per week.*
What do employers say?
Business leaders from a range of industries and backgrounds across England give their support for Apprenticeships and voice their ambition to help grow the number of places available.
Add value – 74% of apprentices add value within their first few weeks*
Improve Morale - 92% of employers who employ Apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce.*
Increase Productivity - 76% of those employers who employ Apprentices agree they make their workplace more productive.*
Build your Future Workforce - 83% of employers who employ Apprentices rely on their Apprenticeships programme to provide the skilled workers that they need now and for the future.*
Learn more about what our employers say >
*Data souce www.apprenticeships.org.uk.
†If you are an employer thinking about hiring an Apprentice you could now receive up to £7,500 of AGE grant funding from the National Apprenticeship Service. Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability.