Apprenticeships

Here at HoW College we have a dedicated apprenticeships department called Solutions. If you’re interested in employing an apprentice our Solutions team will work with you every step of the way; from advertising national apprenticeship vacancies, to collecting candidates, conducting pre-screening interviews and sending you the most suitable candidates for your vacancy.

What is an apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a government funded programme that allows students to gain earn whilst they learn; gaining a qualification alongside relevant industry experience.

Why hire an apprentice?

Apprentices are the proven way to train your workforce and directly address skills gaps; they will make you more efficient, productive and competitive. Over 130,000 companies offer apprenticeship places because they understand the benefits apprentices bring to their businesses, these include:

Give your team new skills and energy- 96% of apprentice employers say they are beneficial to their business.

Develop new recruits to meet your needs- 82% of employers take on apprentices to build the skills capacity within their businesses.

Flexibility for existing employees- Free up your existing workforce so they can do what they do best.

Grow your team while keeping staff costs down- The average apprenticeship completer increases business productivity by £214 per week.* (Source: National Apprenticeship Service ‘Employer Guide to Apprenticeships)

How can Solutions help you?

We provide a FREE Apprenticeship Recruitment and Vacancy Matching Service You define the role and wage

  • We pre-screen, test and interview the candidates and shortlist the candidates for you
  •  You interview the candidates
  •  You employ an Apprentice
  •  We organise the associated government funded training
  •  We help you apply for government grants for appointing Apprentices aged 16-24
  • We mentor the Apprentice and support you throughout the Apprenticeship