Hiring an apprentice is a productive and forward-looking way for a business to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce. Apprentice schemes are gaining traction across the UK, providing organisations with some key business benefits including:
Increased employee satisfaction
Reduced staff turnover
Reduced recruitment costs
Employers who have an established apprenticeship programme have seen productivity in their workplace improve by 76%, with 75% reporting that apprenticeships have improved the quality of their product or service.
Sue has over 10 years’ experience of championing and managing apprenticeship schemes and working in partnership with training providers to ensure the programme is aligned to the needs of the business.
Sue is able to offer bespoke consultancy and programme management for apprenticeship schemes, including:
Auditing apprentice opportunities within your business, for example, to support expansion or to address skills shortage
Providing business advice on employer responsibilities and legislation covering all aspects of apprentice schemes
Utilising available funding, for example, the Apprenticeship Levy
Setting up and supporting apprenticeship schemes, including defining and co-ordinating off-the-job training, mentoring and on-the-job training and support