Employing an apprentice

Apprenticeships bring considerable value to organisations, employers, individuals and the economy. Over 200 different types of apprenticeships are available offering more than 1,200 roles. Apprentices boost the bottom line of businesses and attract consumers. 80% of employers agree that apprenticeships make their workplace more productive and offer cost effective support for businesses.

The National Apprenticeship Scheme

The National Apprenticeship Service supports and co-ordinates the delivery of apprenticeships throughout England and are responsible for increasing the number of apprenticeship opportunities. They provide a dedicated, responsive service for both employers and learners, and simplify the process of recruiting an apprentice through their online apprenticeship vacancies system.

For further information on the support and advice available visit The National Apprenticeship Service, telephone 08000 150 600.

If you are a Cheshire East company and need further information on Apprenticeships and the Apprenticeship Levy, visit the Skills & Growth Company's website or email Skills & Growth

The Skills & Growth Company is a Cheshire East Council wholly owned `arms-length' company.