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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 £15,000† 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 £15,000 of AGE grant funding from the National Apprenticeship Service. Terms and conditions apply.


Julie Stevens testimonial 74 per cent of apprentices add value within their first few weeks
Benefits of Apprenticeships