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