Further education and skills – guidance

Employer guide to apprenticeships and traineeships

Information for employers showing the benefits of apprenticeships and traineeships to their business.



This guide gives employers the information and benefits of recruiting apprentices to their business.

The benefits of apprenticeships are becoming increasingly obvious to more and more businesses. It’s a fact that apprenticeships develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce. Businesses that offer apprenticeships view them as beneficial to their long-term development.

The guide also offers information for employers considering offering traineeships to young people. With traineeships, businesses have the opportunity to build a pool of high-quality future recruits for their sector, while helping young people take their first steps toward employment.

To find out more on becoming an apprenticeship employer please complete the enquiry form or call 08000 150 600.