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.
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:
- Food and Drink
- Business and Administration
- Customer Service
- Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
- Warehousing and Storage
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.
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.