Apprentices are aged 16 or over and combine working with studying for a work-based qualification - from GCSEs or equivalent up to degree level.
Apprentices can be new or current employees.
Detailed information for employers https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/employers
You could get a grant or funding to employ an apprentice if you’re in England.
You must pay the apprentice at least the minimum wage during their placement with you.
Your apprentice must:
- work with experienced staff
- learn job-specific skills
- study for a work-based qualification during their working week
Campus Training offers apprenticeship training in the areas of:
Hiring your apprentice
There are several steps to taking on an apprentice.
Check the apprenticeships framework for an apprenticeship in your industry and at a suitable level.
Register your interest in employing an apprentice with the National Apprenticeship Service.
Find a training organisation that offers apprenticeships for your industry - they’ll handle your apprentice’s training, qualification and assessment. Call us on 01825 749390 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to see how we can help.
Check you’re eligible for a grant and apply.
Advertise your apprenticeship - your training organisation will do this for you through apprenticeship vacancies. You can track your vacancies by registering as an employer.
Select your apprentice and make an apprenticeship agreement with them.
How long it lasts
Apprenticeships can last from 1 to 4 years, depending on the level of qualification the apprentice is studying for.