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How Can Hiring an Apprentice Benefit Your Business?

You can benefit from hiring an apprentice in the following ways:

Apprenticeships have moved on from what they used to be and are an exciting option for both apprentice and employer. You can now employ apprentice’s at all different levels, from school leavers to people that want to further their careers or change career direction completely. An apprentice can be aged 16 or 100!

As an employer, you can get additional help with funding an apprentice from the government.

 

The Benefits To Your Organisation

Hiring an apprentice is a productive and effective way for any organisation to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce.

86% of employers said apprenticeships developed skills relevant to their organisation and 78% reported improved productivity.

Other benefits that apprenticeships contribute to your organisation include:

  • 90% of apprentices stay on in their place of work after completing an apprenticeship
  • there's a wide selection of apprenticeships available, covering lots of different job roles
  • you can adapt the training your apprentice receives according to the needs of your organisation
  • an apprenticeship allows you to diversify and freshen up your workforce
  • you can employ an apprentice who's aged 16 up to any age and from any background

 

You can improve your bottom line

Apprenticeships deliver real returns to your bottom line, with Apprentices helping to improve productivity and to be more competitive. Training Apprentices can also 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 providing the skilled workers you need for the future. They also help you develop the specialist skills you need to keep pace with the latest technology and working practices in your sector.

 

Motivate your workforce

Apprentices tend to be eager, motivated, flexible and loyal to the company that invested in them. Remember, an Apprentice is with you because they want to be – they have made an active choice to learn on the job and a commitment to a specific career.

 

Q. How do I start? What is the Digital apprenticeship service?

A. Priory Apprenticeships will help you through these stages, contact us now.