Benefits of apprenticeships
Research among businesses employing apprentices shows that:
- 92% believe that apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce
- 80% feel that apprenticeships reduce staff turnover
- 77% think apprenticeships make them more competitive
- 76% say that apprentices provide higher overall productivity
1. Finding an apprentice
The Greater Manchester Skills Gateway helps employers assess their skill needs, find the right apprenticeship frameworks and gives impartial advice about suitable training providers.
2. Financial assistance
A £1,500 grant to recruit a 16 - 24 year old apprentice, provided that the employer has not recruited an apprentice in the last 12 months. A grant may also be available towards the cost of training.
For more information visit the national apprenticeship service website.
Alternatively, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, Manchester City Council.
3. Recruitment support
Candidate shortlisting, interview preparation and free, professional interview space from the Manchester Employer Suite