1. Attract new talent
Apprenticeships give employers the opportunity to recruit and train individuals from the local area. They are open to individuals of all ages, over the age of 16. Finding a candidate that wants to learn and develop in their career is an asset to any employer.
2. Retain and retrain staff
Apprenticeships create the opportunity for career progression for existing staff, they range from Level 2 to Level 7. The opportunity for further development is often the driving force behind loyalty to a business.
3. Encourage diversity
Apprenticeships can help boost social mobility reaching individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds. You should also check out the social mobility toolkit.
4. Utilise government funding
Levy paying employers can utilise their digital account to pay for apprenticeship training. Non levy paying employers can reserve funds in the ‘finance’ section of their apprenticeship service account. Click this link to access the levy and funding information.
5. Develop industry leading skills
Apprenticeship standards are developed by employers that work in your sector which means that these programmes are designed with the needs of the industry in mind.
6. Improve your service
According to the ESFA, “86% of employers said apprenticeships developed skills relevant to their organisation” and “78% reported it improved productivity”.
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