Employers who hire new apprentices between April 2021-September 2021 will be eligible to receive financial incentives.
This is to help businesses as well as the economy recover after the impact of COVID-19.
Employers may apply for a £3,000 payment to new apprentices of any age.
who have an employment beginning date of between 1 April 2021- 30 September 20,21.
They must have an apprenticeship starting date of between 1 April 2021, and 30 November 2021.
This payment is on top of the £1,000 already received for taking on an Apprentice who is:
If you are under 25, have a plan for education, health, and care or were previously in the care of your local authority.
How to choose the right apprenticeship training
First, you will need to look for apprenticeship training. Next, choose a training provider.
There are hundreds upon hundreds of apprenticeships UK. These programs offer flexible but structured training that can be tailored to meet the needs of employers.
Groups of employers create apprenticeships that reflect the knowledge, skills, and behaviors an apprentice needs to be successful in a specific occupation.
Apprentices can be an employee new or old and they must:
At least 16
To learn the skills and knowledge required for a job, combine work and study
You should spend at least 20 percent of your work hours on training with your chosen provider.
What should I look out for?
Apprenticeships continue to be developed and approved.
You should consider these things when looking for a job as an apprentice:
The right training is for you.
Consider the training duration and level.
Discuss your expectations and needs with the training provider
Select a training provider before you hire an apprentice.
Once you’ve chosen the type and duration of apprenticeship that you require, you will need to select a training provider for your apprentice.
Search for apprenticeship training to find:
Apprenticeship training according to job role or keyword
You can also do a postcode search for providers. The training provider does not have to be near you. Many can also offer training online or at your place of work.
Apprenticeship training is available:
The percentage that has completed their apprenticeship at the training provider
Surveys on learner and employer satisfaction
Things to improve
Things to think about
It is important to choose the right training provider in order for your business.
Think of these:
How well they communicate information about the training to you
What other employers have to say about them
What apprentices have to share about them
Collaboration with your training provider
Your training provider will provide as much support and guidance as you need to take on an apprentice.
It’s your choice how you work together. Ask them anything you want.
Your training provider can help you:
Find the right training
Apprentices should be interviewed and enrolled
Preparing your apprentice to work
You must ensure that your apprentice is working in a safe and supportive environment
Your apprentice should be learning the necessary skills for your business.