Apprenticeships help businesses across all industries by offering a cost-effective route to attract fresh talent and to invest in your company. The word “Apprentice” is someone who is learning new knowledge, skills, and behaviors. With an apprentice, you can invest in the growth of your company by either upskilling current staff or getting a new member of the team who has other skills they can bring to the company on top of what they are learning in the apprenticeship. This means that your apprentice will have the skills to apply to different responsibilities that will benefit the company.
According to data on National Apprentice Service, “92% of companies that have taken on apprentices believe this leads to a more motivated and satisfied workforce and 80% have seen a significant in employee retention”.
Another finding on National Apprentice Service was “81% consumers favor a company that takes on apprentices”, in addition to the government funds available to businesses, you will see a return on your investment.