Why Should You Hire an Apprentice?
An apprentice is an individual who is learning a profession from a skilled employee. Your apprentice will agree to work for a fixed period of time at a low wage, and in return, they will earn a qualification. The wage you pay an intern will depend on their age, their qualifications and the industry they are working within. There are many reasons why hiring an apprentice might be a great idea for your business. On this page, we will make you aware of some of the benefits of hiring an apprentice as well as how and where you can hire an apprentice. If you already know you want to hire an apprentice contact us today, our team would be happy to advise you on the most appropriate vacancy for you!
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What is an Apprentice?
An apprentice is an employee who is learning whilst on the job. Apprentices are usually students who instead of completing A-levels or university, have opted for a route where they can learn on the job whilst getting paid. Often apprentices are still required to go into the classroom. However, this time is included in their workweek hours. The Government also has a variety of incentives for companies with apprentices. Including funding and paying for apprenticeship training and assessments. You can read more about these details and how to apply on the Government website.
Things to Know Before You Hire an Apprentice
Before you hire an apprentice you need to make sure you have the time and resources to dedicate them. Apprentices are there to learn and you need to be able to guarantee them that, you also need to ensure that you have all the training sorted and all the extra courses provided. The government will cover 95% of all the training fees, however, you can read more about this on our apprenticeship pages. Our site allows you to post your apprenticeship vacancy, our specialist team would be happy to assist you on the most appropriate vacancies depending on how many apprentices you are looking for, how quickly you need the vacancy filled.
Benefits of Hiring an Apprentice
Apprentices can bring a variety of different benefits to your team. Apprentices are usually passionate about the career they are pursuing and they are, therefore, driven and ambitious meaning they will work hard to meet deadlines and to impress you. Apprentices will also usually have one day a week in the classroom, where they will be taught new skills and up to date knowledge of the industry they are working within. This can be an added bonus to your company as they might be able to suggest new, updated methods to your workforce.
How to Hire an Apprentice
Hopefully, this page has provided answers to some of the questions you had in relation to hiring an apprentice and hopefully, we have highlighted to you why hiring an apprentice can be a great opportunity for you. With StudentJob we make the hiring process of apprentices even easier. You can post a vacancy today for free or arrange a call with one of our experts. Our team would be happy to talk you through the best options you have for hiring an apprentice, ensuring that you find the perfect candidate for your company.
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