Apprentices provide many benefits to your business. They can provide you with an extra pair of hands, help to reduce staff turnover and allow you to grown your own, well trained, employees of the future. Some other key benefits of employing an apprentice are:
- Reduce recruitment costs
- Increase productivity and your bottom line
- Develop a skilled and motivated workforce
- Improve customer service results
- Provide financial return on investment
More than 100,000 employers in over 160,000 work places, currently use Apprenticeships to attract new talent, re-skill existing staff and tackle skill shortages. Apprenticeships are available to business of all sizes and from all sectors. Employment is a fundamental part of an Apprenticeship. An apprentice must be employed in a job role with a productive purpose. This is where you can help!
Improve Your Bottom Line
Apprenticeships deliver real returns to your bottom line. They also help to improve productivity and competitiveness. Training apprentices can be more cost effective than hiring skilled staff, leading to lower overall training and recruitment costs.
Fill Your Skills Gaps
Apprenticeships deliver skills designed around your business needs and provide the skilled workforce you need for the future. Apprenticeships also help you develop the specialist skills your staff require to help your business keep pace with the latest technology and working practices in your sector.
Motivate Your Workforce
Apprentices tend to be motivated, flexible and loyal to the company that has provided them with the apprenticeship opportunity. An apprentice is with you because they want to be. They have made an active choice to learn on the job and commit to a specific career.