How will we benefit from hiring an apprentice?
When you hire an apprentice your company will benefit from passing on valuable knowledge and experience through apprenticeships to your future workforce.
How much will it cost us to hire an apprentice?
The minimum hourly pay for an apprentice in the first year and under the age of 18yrs is £4.55. You can apply for funding through the apprenticeship levy scheme to cover training costs.
Do we have to guarantee apprentices a full-time job at the end of their apprenticeship?
The is no requirement for you to employ your apprentices full-time at the end of their training.
How long will we have to employ apprentices for?
This depends on the level of apprenticeship opportunity you are offering. The minimum term for an apprenticeship is 12 months up to 5 years for Degree Apprenticeships.