Why hire an apprentice?
Hiring an apprentice through an accredited apprenticeship scheme, either via a training provider or direct is extremely rewarding for your business or organisation in may ways.
Apprentices are keen to learn on the job and inherit the skills that already exist within your organisation. There are ten’s of thousands of budding apprentices keen to enter the world of work as an alternative option to university. Training an apprentice and passing down current skills from and ageing workforce helps to grow your business and retain valuable experience and knowledge, offering a return on investment.
When deciding to offer apprenticeships it is good to understand your organisation is helping to develop and map out an apprentices career path. Offering apprenticeships should not be a reason for cheap labour or specifically a reason to reclaim monies spent on the apprenticeship levy.
Taking on an apprentice to your organisation is an educational journey for both parties and apprentices like to feel they have goals and targets they can achieve to develop them selves and work towards career options.
Hiring an apprentice is the future of your business
Apprenticeships have been around since the dawn of time, however more recently since May 2017 there has been a huge increase in popularity for company's to hire an apprentice. Since the introduction of the apprenticeship levy companies like yours are more eager to recruit apprentices.
Hiring an apprentice can benefit your company in many ways from reducing future recruitment costs to retaining the valuable knowledge that already exists within your current employee's.
Once you’ve employed an apprentice it’s key to welcome them with open arms into your company. An apprentice may not know all the in’s and out’s of the job from day one, they are keen to learn and appreciate the opportunity that has been given to them. Although they may be earning less and are not able to give as much input into the everyday working environment, apprentices will work hard to achieve their goals and become key employees of the future.
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