What are the benefits of employing an Apprentice?
Over 130,000 businesses across the UK offer Apprenticeship places because they recognise the effectiveness of Apprentices at increasing productivity, improving business performance and ensuring a committed and competent workforce.
Apprenticeships deliver skills designed around your industry, providing the competent employees you need for the future of your business.
Apprentices tend to be eager, motivated, flexible and loyal to the company that invested in them. 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.
How do I hire an Apprentice?
FW Solutions work with you to create an advert for your vacancy. This is placed on the Find an Apprenticeship Service website and the FW Solutions website free of charge. Vacancies are also regularly posted on our social media platforms and sent to local sixth form careers departments.
We telephone interview all applicants to filter out the best match to your vacancy. We then set up formal interviews on your behalf at times suitable for you.
We regularly receive CVs for candidates looking for a suitable Apprenticeship position so we will also use this database of learners to make sure we find you the best possible match.
Once you have chosen a successful applicant you follow your own organisation’s recruitment procedure. FW Solutions will then arrange a suitable time to meet at your company to begin the Apprenticeship.
For more information please submit a training enquiry or contact Head Office on 01423 536672.
Please click here for the published government guidance on paying employer National Insurance contributions for apprentices under 25.
Benefits of Apprenticeships Guide
A guide to achieving the benefits of apprenticeships has been updated and can now be found on GOV.UK. This guide includes inspiring stories from employers on the benefits of apprenticeships and the differences apprentices can make on business